Press Release

Membase (now Couchbase) Announces New Round of Community Meetups

December 01, 2010
By Popular Demand, Dates Now Set for Meetup Events in San Diego, Denver, Seattle, Vancouver and Chicago

Mountain View, Calif. – December 1, 2010 – Membase, Inc., the company behind the Membase NoSQL database, today announced the first five meetups of 2011, following on the success of this quarter’s widely attended events. More cities will be added during the next few months. The events, organized in conjunction with local development community leaders, are designed to introduce developers to the simple, fast and elastic Membase NoSQL database, and provide in-depth information about technology architecture, use cases, development strategies and more. Membase is designed for interactive web applications where high performance and predictability are required.


Upcoming Meetups:


  • San Diego – January 5, 2011 from 6-8 p.m. PT at North University Community Branch Library (co-hosted with the San Diego NoSQL Meetup Group)
  • Denver/Boulder – January 12, 2011 from 6-9 p.m MT at the University of Colorado (co-organized by the Denver/Boulder BigData Group)
  • Seattle – January 17, 2011 from 6-9 p.m. PT at Northwest Film Forum (co-organized by the Seattle Google Technology Users Group)
  • Vancouver – January 18, 2011 from 6-8:30 p.m. PT at The Network Hub (co-organized by the Vancouver Ruby/Rails User Group)
  • Chicago – January 24, 2011 from 6-9 p.m. CT at Morningstar (co-hosted by the Morningstar Tech Talk series and ChicagoDB)


Supporting Quote:


“As Membase developers and key contributors to the open source project, we appreciate the opportunity to visit local communities for an in-person exchange of information and ideas about non-relational technology in general, and Membase in particular,” said Matt Ingenthron, Membase developer and community manager. “We’re grateful to local community leaders for their support in organizing these meetup events, and are excited to meet developers face to face. It's great to see accelerating interest in Membase within these vibrant technical communities.”


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About Membase

Membase, Inc., (formerly NorthScale) is the company behind Membase, the simple, fast, elastic NoSQL database technology. The company provides products and services that enable customers to dramatically lower costs while simultaneously improving the scalability and performance of their interactive web applications. Membase is behind some of the world’s busiest web applications, including popular social games by Zynga, played by millions of users daily. It provides a shared data management platform for NHN, Korea’s largest web application operator with nearly 70 million unique users. Membase is also available through cloud service providers such as Heroku and RightScale, supporting thousands of applications of all sizes. Founded in 2009 and headquartered in Mountain View, Calif., Membase is a privately held company funded by Accel Partners, Mayfield Fund and North Bridge Venture Partners.


About Couchbase

Couchbase's mission is to be the data platform that revolutionizes digital innovation. To make this possible, Couchbase created the world's first Engagement Database to help deliver ever-richer and ever more personalized customer and employee experiences. Built with the most powerful NoSQL technology, the Couchbase Data Platform was architected on top of an open source foundation for the massively interactive enterprise. Our geo-distributed Engagement Database provides unmatched developer agility and manageability, as well as unparalleled performance at any scale, from any cloud to the edge.

Couchbase has become pervasive in our everyday lives; our customers include industry leaders Amadeus, AT&T, BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company), Carrefour, Cisco, Comcast, Disney, DreamWorks Animation, eBay, Marriott, Neiman Marcus, Tesco, Tommy Hilfiger, United, Verizon, Wells Fargo, as well as hundreds of other household names. For more information, visit


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