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Combine Clusters to Achieve High Availability

Combine Clusters to Achieve High Availability

Whether on-premises or on the public cloud, Couchbase customers have a distinct set of needs: ACID transactions, high durable writes, high availability and high performance. Couchbase’s architecture helps meet these needs while also reducing pain for DevOps and DBAs (perhaps...

Durability Performance Testing With SDK 3.0+

Durability Performance Testing With SDK 3.0+

Learn about performance testing for durable writes with SDK 3.0+ and setting up infrastructure using Couchbase’s cbc-pillowfight. Performance-testing durability with any database can be subjective and challenging because there are other factors that influence performance. Durability is the act of...

So Long, Manual Backup & Restore: Introducing the Couchbase Backup Service

So Long, Manual Backup & Restore: Introducing the Couchbase Backup Service

Good news, DevOps: manual backups are now a thing of the past. The new Couchbase Backup Service automates once-manual backup and restore tasks to give DevOps and Operations teams time to focus on more important and engaging work while keeping...

How to Use Global Secondary Index Partitioning for More Than Partitions

How to Use Global Secondary Index Partitioning for More Than Partitions

As a field engineer, I work with customers and often see them using Couchbase features with a “thinking-out-of-the-box” approach. One such feature that I see being used more creatively is Global Secondary Index (GSI) partitions. Let’s first discuss GSI and...