IDC report: Performance Accountability and Edge Decision Making with Couchbase

Seamlessly sync from the cloud to the edge

Couchbase Mobile maximizes business uptime, powering applications that are extremely fast and reliable, even where no internet connection exists. This is because Couchbase can store, process, and synchronize data anywhere – in the cloud, at the cloud edge, and even directly on edge devices. Applications can store and process data at the point of interaction without relying on a central cloud data center.



Solve your toughest challenges with edge computing



Guaranteed low latency and sub-millisecond data access times – regardless of internet bandwidth


Uninterrupted, fast access to data, even with low-quality internet connections


Compliance with data privacy, governance, and regulatory policies

Deliver a differentiated cloud-to-edge experience

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Scalable and always fast

Scale the number of edge locations and devices with the flexibility to add capacity in the cloud and at the edge. Data is co-located at the edge with the applications that need it, so all access is local and response times are always fast.

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Scalable, always-on mobile experience
agile sync seamless data sharing

Resilient sync

Get fast, efficient bidirectional synchronization of data between the cloud and edge devices, between the cloud and edge data centers, and directly between mobile devices. Deliver always-on experiences, even with unreliable networks and dropped connections.

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Enterprise-grade security

Safeguard data with built-in encryption at rest and in transit. Ensure governance and compliance with data residency and privacy regulations – sensitive data never leaves the edge.

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Secure, manage, and develop with ease

“Only Couchbase supports the distributed model at every tier, from the cloud to the edge, ensuring that critical information never stops moving between the applications and users that need it."

Wayne Carter
Vice President, Engineering, Couchbase
Edge Computing


Couchbase Lite

Embedded NoSQL client database with full CRUD, full-text search, peer-to-peer syncing, and query capabilities that runs locally on edge devices such as mobile, desktop, and IoT applications. Built from the ground up for each platform, Couchbase Lite natively supports all major operating systems and platforms.
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Sync Gateway

Secure web gateway that enables data access and synchronization between client devices and a backend Couchbase Server database. Elastically scalable in real time to handle hundreds of thousands of concurrent mobile and edge data center connections.
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Couchbase Server

NoSQL data platform that serves as the backing data store for Sync Gateway. Couchbase Server platform includes a comprehensive suite of services (including query, analytics, eventing, and full-text search) that can be deployed in any cloud, at any scale.
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Sync From The Cloud To The Edge To The Device

The Couchbase Mobile stack includes Couchbase Server and Sync Gateway running in cloud data centers and edge data centers, and Couchbase Lite embedded on edge devices. Couchbase Lite synchronizes data with other embedded clients via Peer-to-Peer, and with edge and cloud data centers via Sync Gateway.

Arthrex customer

Arthrex is a leading provider of interconnected surgical devices for hospital operating rooms. Couchbase Mobile provides embedded data storage and processing for Arthrex devices, which sync with the hospital data center and to the cloud, enabling better patient outcomes at the edge.

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PepsiCo customer

PepsiCo relies on Couchbase to power apps that operate even when offline, and sync in real time when connected, allowing reps in the field to service customers anywhere – regardless of internet speed or connectivity.

See how PepsiCo leverages Couchbase Mobile

Leading travel industry company Ryanair provides 60% faster booking times and 87% less data transferred for more than 3 million mobile app users.

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faster booking times


app users

Maccabi consolidated data across multiple systems into one easy-to-query database for mobile users. Now, 2.3 million customers can manage their healthcare using a single mobile app.

Learn how Maccabi transformed the patient experience


slowdowns or offline periods


improvement in user ratings

SyncThink’s EYE-SYNC platform uses a VR headset and tablet to rapidly conduct concussion assessments from anywhere for athletes, soldiers and others who might need immediate medical attention.

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