Blogs

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 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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September 11, 2014

The NoSQL Cage Match: Round 2

Architecture matters. A lot.

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September 11, 2014

MongoDB and Apache Cassandra / DataStax, where art thou?

Today, Thumbtack Technology published a blog post highlighting the final results of the NoSQL benchmark (link).

In June, the databases were benchmarked on 4 physical servers. I could see MongoDB and DataStax in the rearview mirror (link). Then, the databases were benchmarked on 4, 6, and 8 physical servers.

The performance tests were executed with two workloads.

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September 2, 2014

Couchbase .NET SDK 1.3.9 Released!

Today we released a very minor version 1.3.9 of the Couchbase .NET SDK with a single patch. With the .NET SDK 2.0 Beta just around the corner, priorities have shifted to 2.0 development and specifically: stamping out major bugs, documentation and the new example applications.

As always, the binaries can be found on S3 or you can install it directly througgh Nuget by typeing the following in the Nuget Package Manager Console:

Install-Package CouchbaseNetClient -Version 1.3.9

 

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