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February 5, 2013

How to Move from MySQL to Couchbase Server 2.0: Part 2

In my last piece, we looked at the basic mechanics of MySQL and Couchbase Server 2.0, and compared the ways in which you would model the data, and how the basic queries and lists of records operate, from the MySQL SQL statement, to the Couchbase Server View.

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January 25, 2013

How to Move from MySQL to Couchbase Server 2.0: Part 1

If you have a database built using MySQL, you might be wondering if, and more importantly how, that database (and your application) can be moved to Couchbase. The biggest stumbling block is not the technical aspects of creating the Couchbase or storing your information (although they are important), instead it’s about looking at your data in a different way, and then knowing how that changes how your application works.

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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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August 7, 2012

Couchbase 2.0 Views Documentation

We all think Views in Couchbase Server 2.0 are cool. Honestly, after 25 years of working with the fixed schemas of RDBMS and then SQL-based databases, the flexibility and power of the document style during data creation and update you begin to wonder why we've gone down that path for so long. Add in the power and flexibility of views and getting the out the way you want…

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August 3, 2012

Couchbase Documentation Updates

In the TechPubs team we are totally committed to getting our users the information they need to get the best out of Couchbase Server and the related client libraries and products. Here's a quick update as to what we've been doing and what we are still working on.

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July 27, 2012

New Book: Getting Started with Couchbase Server

The first in a series of new books on Couchbase Server was released by O'Reilly at the beginning of the month. 

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February 29, 2012

Keeping up with the Documentation

We use an incremental release model on the documentation here at Couchbase. What that means is that we change and update the material on a nearly daily basis, including the main server manuals, SDK guides and information and other details. Sometimes these are minor changes, and sometimes these are really major changes. 

Of course you can always determine when the documentation was last updated by checking either the documentation library page:

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