Couchbase Blog

November 21, 2012

Couchbase Encounters, November 2012

Some items from the Couchbase ecosystem that you might not have seen.

Stuart Gunter  has put together a brilliant Couchbase Maven Plugin for working with Couchbase Server within Maven builds. There's a brilliant blog about the features and installation process for more information:

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November 15, 2012

Fun with Couchbase and Markov Chains

I’ve been hearing about Markov chains for long enough – it was time that I learned more about them and develop a simple fun markov chain application. I’m sure that you don’t want to get bogged down by the mathematical details of Markov Chains - learning by building an application is where all the fun is!

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November 8, 2012

And the winner is ....

I am thrilled to announce that the 1st place winner of the Big Data 2012 Hackathon was DBMusic.

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October 23, 2012

Using C# Domain Objects to Define Couchbase Views

The Couchbase Client Library 1.2-Beta includes a new API for some basic cluster management.  There are methods for creating, removing and listing buckets.  There are similar methods for managing design documents.  These new features are found in the new class CouchbaseCluster, under the Couchbase.Management namespace.  The main benefit of this new API is that it's now possible to allow your application to create its bucket and set its design documents when it starts up. 

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October 10, 2012

Cross Data Center Replication - A step-by-step guide for Amazon AWS

One of the most exciting new features of Couchbase Server 2.0 is the addition of Cross Data Center Replication (XDCR). Using this feature you can increase the reliability of your application by operating in multiple data-centers and improve performance for your users by storing their data closer to their physical location.

Getting started with Cross Data Center Replication is easy, and Amazon EC2 provides a great place to take it for a test drive.

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