Blogs

September 14, 2011

Couchbase NoSQL Meetup in Tel Aviv

It’s been a while since I got to feel the “techy” Israel. Since I moved to Silicon Valley a decade ago, I haven’t had much chance to meet and talk with the people behind Israel’s great entrepreneurial success. This visit was different. I met engineers and leaders from rapidly growing startups to more mature and public companies.

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August 26, 2011

Couchbase Server 2.0 Tour and Demo

It’s been a busy few weeks since CouchConf San Francisco, where we announced and demo’d the developer preview of Couchbase Server 2.0, which integrates Apache CouchDB, Membase and Memcached into a single, powerful NoSQL database solution.

We just finished an update to the developer preview and it is now available. Be sure to download the latest version and let us know what you think.

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August 10, 2011

NoSQL and Couchbase: Picking Up Speed

The past six months have been a whirlwind of activity at Couchbase and the pace just continues to accelerate, not just for Couchbase but for the NoSQL market as a whole. Since the merger of CouchOne and Membase in February, we’ve been hard at work to advance the state of NoSQL technology. To name a few things:

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August 1, 2011

Community Award Winners at CouchConf San Francisco

CouchConf San Francisco was a total blast and we at Couchbase want to shout out a huge thanks to those of you who joined in. I had a great time, and one of the highlights of my day was getting to announce the Couchbase Developer Award winners.  And the winners are (envelope please):

Best in Show — Group Complete by Radical Dynamics (submitted by Matt Adams)

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July 18, 2011

CouchConf Developer Awards – Finalists Announced!

Wow!  We had some really good submissions for the Couch Developer Awards.  After reviewing all the submissions we have now narrowed it down to our finalists and wanted to congratulate them. 

The categories and their finalists are...

Best application built with Membase Server
Tribal Crossing for Animal Party
AdAction for Delta Projects
TubeMogul for PlayTime Video Advertising

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June 30, 2011

Welcome Jens Alfke!

We are pleased to announce a new key member of the Mobile Couchbase team. Jens Alfke is a top notch dog in Cocoa development. He wrote the wiki page on Signed Documents back in the day, and before that he worked on iChat at Apple.  Jens also spent time working on Google Chrome and at Rockmelt before joining us.

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June 10, 2011

Couch Developer Awards –Tell us what you’re up to!

Hey everyone!  We are so excited about CouchConf and as part of the conference we want to highlight those that are using the technology in cool ways. To nominate your project just fill out the this quick form by July 15th.  Winners will be announced at the conference and will win an iPad2!

(By the way, you don’t have to be there to win!)

Can’t wait to look through the submissions to see what everyone is up to!–

--Chris

June 8, 2011

Take a (video) tour of Membase Server 1.7

Hello everyone, Perry Krug hailing you from the Couchbase headquarters in Mountain View, CA where we’ve just released the next major version of Membase Server: 1.7.

For a visual demonstration of the new UI in 1.7, including a look at our 100-node cluster, please watch a brief (5 minute) video.

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For details of the release, read on!

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June 7, 2011

New Operations in Membase

[This post also appears on Dustin's github blog.]

We built a couple of new protocol operations for people building applications. The general goal of adding an operation is to keep it orthogonal to other commands while enhancing the functionality in a way that lets you do things that couldn’t be done before, or at least were common and difficult to do efficiently.

Here is a description of the new commands and an idea of how they might be used.

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May 27, 2011

Membase Server 1.7 Developer Preview

With the general availability of Membase Server 1.7 just a few weeks away, the final developer preview beta release is now available for download and provides a great way to take a peek at the new version and experience the new features.

The release combines lots of very user-visible changes along with significant “under-the-hood” improvements to further enhance elasticity and robustness of Membase Server clusters.

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