Why choose Capella?


Capella delivers flexibility and performance at scale for enterprise applications, with the best price-performance of any fully managed document database. Try it for free and be up and running in minutes.


As easy as SQL


Capella uses SQL to query your JSON data. Deploy in a few clicks and the service is fully managed forever. Configure for multi-cluster, multi-region, and multicloud high availability from a single pane.

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Develop with agility across your use cases


Capella offers sophisticated multi-model capabilities including JSON document query, relational data structures, key-value access, full-text search, and real-time analytics. Operational, transactional, and analytical workloads are all supported. Access your data using one of 10 SDKs in conjunction with your favorite programming language.

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Blazing fast; the lowest TCO at scale


Capella's real-time, memory-first architecture delivers millisecond data responses. Its hyper-scalability means price-performance improves as you scale. Dollar for dollar, Capella does more for less than Atlas, Cosmos DB, or DynamoDB.

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What makes Capella different?

Whether you're tackling development, architectural, or deployment challenges, there are many great reasons to choose Capella. Here are some of the most important.

Performance: Capella delivers the industry-leading performance and availability needed for enterprise applications

Familiarity: Leverage your skills with the familiarity of SQL – the most well-known database language

Modern: Capella fuses the strengths of a relational database with the agility and performance of a NoSQL database

Technology consolidation: Less to design, deploy, and manage

Utilize built-in capabilities like caching, relational structure, full-text search, analytics, and eventing from a single vendor. There's less to design, deploy, and manage.
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Lower TCO: Operational transparency and licensing flexibility

Capella delivers incredible price performance, operational transparency, and licensing flexibility to drive down your total cost of ownership.

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What customers are saying

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“Couchbase provides blazing speed thanks to its in-memory processing. Its scalability is easy to manage. And Couchbase’s auto-failover raises a replica without losing data if a node fails.”
Yolanda Fernández, Product Owner, Vodafone Spain

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“Couchbase Capella coupled with AWS has the best pricing and performance we’ve seen from a DBaaS. We’ve reduced cost by 50% and increased performance by 2,000%.”
Scott W. Bradley, Principal Engineer, Facet Digital

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“Couchbase is easy to manage, you can effortlessly scale horizontally, or build additional machines. We don’t have to do anything additional or worry about anything.”
Jesus de los Bueis, Software Development Manager, Carrefour

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