Blogs

July 22, 2013

Deploying Couchbase with Chef

If you are an administrator looking for an automated way to deploy Couchbase at scale, look no further - Chef is a great platform solution. Once setup, it is a very clean solution that can work across any number of physical, virtual, or cloud servers, no matter what the size of the infrastructure. Chef enables you to script your infrastructure deployment using code so that you can automate your provisioning and deployment process without much effort. 

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July 21, 2013

How to : Implement Document Versioning with Couchbase

[This blog was syndicated from http://blog.grallandco.com]

Introduction

Developers are often asking me how to "version" documents with Couchbase 2.0. The short answer is: the clients and server do not expose such feature, but it is quite easy to implement.
 
In this article I will use a basic approach, and you will be able to extend it depending of your business requirements. 
 

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July 18, 2013

Couchbase @ Clickspace : Transforming digital signage

Clickspace has built an advanced digital signage platform specifically designed for the hospitality industry. This platform is designed to boost customer engagement levels and to keep them continuously entertained. Clickspace heavily uses Couchbase Server, a NoSQL document database to power this platform. Read this blog to learn more...

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July 9, 2013

From MySQL to Couchbase using Talend ETL

Couchbase offers an unique NoSQL database combining integrated cache and storage technology. NoSQL is gaining strong popularity and a number of customers are looking to export or map some of the data they have in RDBMS to Couchbase NoSQL; this is where Talend’s offering can be leveraged.

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July 8, 2013

SQL to NoSQL : Copy your data from MySQL to Couchbase

[This blog was syndicated from http://blog.grallandco.com]

 

Introduction

 
During my last interactions with the Couchbase community, I had the question how can I easily import my data from my current database into Couchbase. And my answer was always the same:
  • Take an ETL such as Talend to do it
  • Just write a small program to copy the data from your RDBMS to Couchbase...
So I have written this small program that allows you to import the content of a RDBMS into Couchbase. This tools could be used as it is, or you can look at the code to adapt it to your application.
 

 

 

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June 28, 2013

Using nginx & PHP-FPM with Couchbase – The How, and the Why

Before we get started, I’d like to point you a blog by my colleague Michael Nitschinger, in which you can learn about the best way to set up your basic PHP and Couchbase Environment, if not using nginx & PHP-FPM: 
http://nitschinger.at/Getting-Started-with-Couchbase-and-PHP

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June 26, 2013

Announcing Couchbase Server 2.1

I'm excited to announce the release of Couchbase Server 2.1.0 Enterprise Edition. The Couchbase Architecture remains one of the core strengths of Couchbase Server and with this release, we have further strengthened the fundamental architecture and extended the breadth of use cases that Couchbase supports. In addition, this release includes several features that continue to enhance the operational and administrative capabilities of our distributed database.

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June 25, 2013

Oracle is no match for today's apps

On Thursday Oracle announced another bad quarter. Oracle blamed sales execution for the miss last quarter, this time it blamed the economy. I’m not so sure. The accelerating shift away from relational databases to new technologies like NoSQL and Hadoop is likely having an increasing effect and contributing, at least in part, to the disappointing sales results.

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June 3, 2013

Create a Couchbase cluster in less than a minute with Ansible

[This blog was syndicated from http://blog.grallandco.com]

 

Introduction

 
When I was looking for a more effective way to create my cluster I asked some sysadmins which tools I should use to do it. The answer I got during OSDC was not Puppet, nor Chef, but was Ansible.
 
This article shows you how you can easily configure and create a Couchbase cluster deployed and many linux boxes...and the only thing you need on these boxes is an SSH Server!
 
Thanks to Jan-Piet Mens that was one of the person that convinced me to use Ansible and answered questions I had about Ansible.
 
You can watch the demonstration below, and/or look at all the details in the next paragraph.
 
 
 

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