Couchbase Blog

October 6, 2014

All new with 3.0: Up to 4x faster XDCR latency in Couchbase Server! Here is how we did it...

With Couchbase Server 3.0, we have introduced a great new protocol for data synchronization named DCP (database change protocol). DCP powers many facilities within Couchbase Server including maintaining replicas, rebalance, node recovery, back-ups, indexing all the way to XDCR replication. It essentially sits at the heart of our architecture and pumps blood to the rest of the body.

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October 6, 2014

Announcing the release of Couchbase Server 3.0

Couchbase Server 3.0 is here!!!

I am thrilled to announce the availability of this major release. Couchbase Server 3.0 is a monumental release in the company’s history. With this release we have further strengthened our core architecture, which is amplified through new features we’re releasing in 3.0.

With 3.0, we have focused on below five major pillars with many large enhancements in each area.

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October 6, 2014

Announcing new version of Couchbase Plug-in for ElasticSearch - 2.0

I am happy to announce the major update to our Couchbase Plug-in for ElasticSearch. Plug-in is now updated to work with latest release of Couchbase Server 3.0 and Elasticsearch 1.3.0. Also, plug-in is backward compatible with previous version of Couchbase Server 2.5.x.

What's new in 2.0 -

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October 2, 2014

The next generation storage engine for Couchbase Server and Couchbase Lite: ForestDB. Now available in Beta!

ForestDB project is an open source embeded key/value storage engine with great performance and space efficiency. The project started implementation a year ago. The main objective was to address the main drawbacks of typical B+-Tree index structure and push disk IO performance to the next level. 

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September 30, 2014

Performance: Managing threads in Couchbase 2.x

In this blog post you will get an overview of two related performance optimizations that you can do for Couchbase 2.5.1 and below. This is not for 3.x for reasons you can read at the bottom of this post. The two changes directly effect performance of reading and writing in Couchbase. Also know that you must have a properly sized cluster before you start messing with these settings. If you do not, you may cause more problems for the cluster than you solve.

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September 26, 2014

Couchbase Connect San Fran 2014 - stop by and say hi...

Hi there, I'll be at Couchbase Connect San Fran on oct 6th and 7th. If you are there, make sure to stop by my talks and say hi!

With this talk, I'll dive deep into the new features and hidden gems in 3.0. You may feel dizzy and heads may spin...

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September 25, 2014

Dissecting the NoSQL Benchmark

Let's dissect the Fall 2014 NoSQL Benchmark.

Apache Cassandra / DataStax Enterprise. MongoDB. Couchbase Server.

Go.

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September 16, 2014

PHP SDK 2.0.0 Beta 2

I am pleased to announce the next beta release of our new PHP SDK.  This release primarily consists of minor bug fixes in addition to initial support for cross-sdk data types.

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September 16, 2014

Couchbase Java SDK 2.0.0 Beta 2

Shortly after the first beta release, I'm very happy to announce the second beta release of the Java/JVM SDK release train nicknamed Armstrong. It contains both the core package "core-io" 1.0.0-beta2 as well as the Java SDK 2.0.0-beta2.

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September 12, 2014

Introducing Couchbase .NET SDK 2.0 Beta!

Some call it “bayduh”, others like my colleague Don Pinto here at Couchbase call it “bee-tah”; but whatever you call it were shipping it! After many months of development and three developer previews, we proudly present the Couchbase .NET SDK 2.0! This is an entire rewrite of the SDK and one in which we feel will make it easier to write highly scalable Internet applications with Couchbase server using any .NET Framework language.

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