Blogs

December 12, 2012

Key-value or document database? Couchbase 2.0 bridges the gap.

Early this morning, Couchbase 2.0 was officially released. The release is a big step forward for the Couchbase open source project and, in my opinion, has the potential to shake up the NoSQL landscape. You can read all about the new features and capabilities in other blog posts but I’d like to focus here on why I think this release is significant.

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December 12, 2012

Announcing the release of Couchbase Server 2.0

Let me start-off with the big news first. Couchbase Server 2.0 is here!  I am thrilled to announce the availability of this major release. Couchbase Server 2.0 transforms Couchbase into a document database allowing users to build richer and more powerful web and mobile applications.  You can now use Couchbase either as a key-value store or a document database based on your application requirements.

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December 12, 2012

NoSQL and the next wave in the evolution of data management

It is an exciting time to be at Couchbase. And, I get to kick off my first blog post with the announcement of the 2.0 release of our document database. It is my privilege to be a part of a team that is bridging the world of distributed/clustered systems with managing large unstructured and semi-structured datasets.

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December 12, 2012

I've installed Couchbase Server 2.0, now what?

Setting up Couchbase Server can be really easy but if you haven’t installed it yet, here are  step-by-step instructions. If you’re new to Couchbase Server 2.0 and are wondering what’s new, this blog will give you a quick tour of the product and explain a few key concepts. So let’s get started.

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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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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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