Blogs

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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May 30, 2013

What's up with the Python Couchbase SDK

Recently, there have been a few new versions of the Couchbase Python client available. It features a new API that is easier to use. As the SDK is now based on libcouchbase, it is also much faster. It's also compatible with Python 3 now too!

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May 29, 2013

Six months as Technical Evangelist at Couchbase

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

Already 6 months! Already 6 months that I have joined Couchbase as Technical Evangelist. This is a good opportunity to take some time to look back.

 

So first of all what is a Developer/Technical Evangelist?

 

Hmm it depends of each company/product, but let me tell you what it is for me, inside Couchbase. This is one of the most exciting job I ever had. And I think it is the best job you can have when you are passionate about technology, and you like to share this passion with others. So my role as Technical Evangelist is to help the developers to adopt NoSQL technologies in general, and as you can guess Couchbase in particular.

Let's now see in more details what I have done during these past six months and why I am so happy about it. I have organized the different activities in three types:

  • Outbound activities : meet the developers
  • Online activities : reach even more developers
  • Inbound Activities : make the product better !

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May 27, 2013

A Couchbase Cluster in Minutes with Vagrant and Puppet

[This blog was syndicated from http://nitschinger.at/]

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May 23, 2013

Couchbase @ Ziniki : The odyssey to find “Find”

Ziniki Infrastructure Systems built their integration tier on top of Couchbase, because the combination of document storage with incremental mapreduce gave them a powerful way to query data. In this blog, Gareth Powell, founder and architect at Ziniki, describes his experience of using mapreduce views in Couchbase. 

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May 16, 2013

Error handling in the Java client library

 

In my previous blog article, we looked at the errors thrown by libCouchbase clients such as ruby, python, C and C++. This blog will focus on the Java client library for Couchbase.

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May 16, 2013

Logging with the Couchbase Java Client

[This blog was syndicated from http://nitschinger.at/]

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