Month: December 2017

Use XDCR to Replicate NoSQL Data Between Couchbase Docker Containers – Video Tutorial

A few weeks ago I had written an article outlining the steps for using cross datacenter replication (XDCR) in Couchbase. This article described everything from cluster setup to replicating NoSQL documents that exist in one cluster to another cluster. In...

Deploying Couchbase on AWS in less than 3 minutes

One of the most challenging parts of deploying your application in the cloud is to set up a proper infrastructure, common tasks like creating a VPC, configuring auto-scaling, load balancers and gateways rapidly become time-consuming and cumbersome. That’s is why...

Deep Dive on Cross Data Center Replication (XDCR)

We saw in a previous post how easy is to set up a Cross Data Center Replication (XDCR), today let’s go a little bit deeper to understand what makes XDCR such a great feature. First of all, XDCR allows you...

Couchbase Server Vs DynamoDB – A Quick Comparison

Choosing a NoSQL database is way more complicated than selecting an RDBMS, the world of NoSQL database comes in multiple flavors, each one has a specific design focused on solving a different set of problems. A common comparison and recently...

Supporting Another Record-Breaking Black Friday and Cyber Monday

I’m happy to report that we have nothing to report. Once again, Couchbase Support was fully prepared to provide immediate, all hands responses to major events over the insanely busy, make-or-break shopping extravaganza known as the Black Friday/Cyber Monday weekend....

Azure Cloud

Scaling Couchbase Server on Azure

Scaling is one of Couchbase Server’s strengths. It’s easy to scale, and Couchbase’s architecture makes an efficient use of your scaling resources. In fact, when Couchbase customer Viber switched from Mongo to Couchbase, they cut the number of servers they...

Replicate NoSQL Data Between Datacenters with Couchbase XDCR

When it comes to databases, data safety and performance are incredibly important. As a business you want to make sure you have disaster recovery in place and you want to make sure your database is not a bottleneck on the...

TLS

Certificate Pinning in Android with Couchbase Mobile

Couchbase Mobile 2.0 supports certificate pinning on all Couchbase mobile platforms. Certificate pinning is a technique used by applications to “pin” a host to it’s certificate/public key. Communication between Couchbase Lite and Sync Gateway is encryped and secured using SSL/TLS....

Going Full Stack with Node.js, Vue.js, and Couchbase NoSQL

If you’ve been keeping up, I’m a huge advocate for Node.js development and the JavaScript development stack. Previously I had written about the Couchbase, Express, AngularJS, and Node.js (CEAN) stack and modernized the backend API with Hapi.js, a popular alternative...

Scaling a Couchbase Cluster for Increasing and Decreasing Demand

When it comes to scaling a database, it is often a task that people want to avoid. For relational databases, which are often vertically sized databases, the administrators would have to take the database offline and add new hardware to...