All posts by Denis Rosa, Developer Advocate, Couchbase

Denis Rosa is a Developer Advocate for Couchbase and lives in Munich - Germany. He has a solid experience as a software engineer and speaks fluently Java, Python, Scala and Javascript. Denis likes to write about search, Big Data, AI, Microservices and everything else that would help developers to make a beautiful, faster, stable and scalable app.

Couchbase 5.5 Enhanced Query Plan Visualization

The Query Plan Visualization Tool is one of the quickest ways to understand your query behavior, with it you can easily identify how your queries will be executed. This knowledge is essential for boosting your queries, as you can get...

Event Sourcing | Event Logging – An essential Microservice Pattern

As I mentioned in my previous post about how to fail with microservices, debugging a distributed system is a challenging task. Many things can wrong, and some of them are out of our control, such as network instability, temporary unavailability,...

How to Condemn Your Microservices Architecture to Fail Before You Even Start

A lot has already been said about microservices over the last few years, but I commonly see new distributed systems being developed with the old mindset of monoliths. The side effect of building something new without the understanding of some...

Why Kubernetes Operators are a game changer

The whole web developer community is excited about Kubernetes (K8s). No wonder it is the hottest topic at the conferences and developer events that I have been to the last year. It is not just a tool for managing containers, in...

The 5 Most Common Forum’s Questions

How to do “something” in N1QL? First of all, if you are not familiar with N1QL I highly recommend you to spend a few minutes in our free N1QL training here,  or just play with it here. Second, as it...

Couchbase Server vs CosmosDB

  Microsoft has generated a lot of buzz since the launch of CosmosDB. It is basically a rebranding of DocumentDB with some new cool features. Let’s go a little deeper on it and explore its strategy, documentation, what developers have...

Couchbase with Spring-Boot and Spring Data

One of the biggest barriers for anyone who wants to start using new technologies is usually the learning curve. Often while starting a new project, we end up choosing to use what we already know to avoid any friction right...

Saga Pattern | How to implement business transactions using Microservices – Part II

In the previous post, we saw some of the challenges of implementing distributed transactions and how to implement Saga’s pattern using the Event/Choreography approach. In this article, let’s talk about how to address some of its problems like complex transactions...

Saga Pattern | How to implement business transactions using Microservices – Part I

Transactions are an essential part of applications. Without them, it would be impossible to maintain data consistency. One of the most powerful types of transactions is called a Two-Phase Commit, which is in summary when the commit of a first...

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...