Marty's blog

February 5, 2013

Couchbase Plugin for Elasticsearch - Now in beta

When we released the developer preview of our Couchbase plugin for Elasticsearch back in September we received a lot of great feedback from the community.  Since then we've been working to improve the plugin and put it through a more formal testing process.  Today we're releasing an updated version of the plugin as a beta. 

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February 5, 2013

Couchbase and Full-text Search: The Couchbase Transport for Elasticsearch

UPDATED October 9, 2013

The Couchbase Transport for Elastic Search has been updated to work with Couchbase 2.2.0 and Elastic Search 0.90.5.  The detailed steps below have been updated to reflect the new version numbers.

Now available for your next content app  

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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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October 8, 2012

Creating a content store with Couchbase - The Learning Portal


Two weeks ago McGraw Hill presented at CouchConf SF and our users expressed so much interest that I thought I'd share more details in a blog. Earlier this year McGraw Hill and Couchbase teamed up to build a proof-of-concept application showing off the power of using Couchbase and ElasticSearch together.

The goal of the project was to build a self-adapting learning portal that delivers personalized results. Specifically that meant:

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