All posts by Matthew Groves, Developer Advocate

Matthew is a Developer Advocate for Couchbase, and lives in the Central Ohio area. He has experience as a web developer as a consultant, in-house developer, and product developer. He has been a regular speaker at conferences and user groups all over the United States, and he has written AOP in .NET for Manning Books. He has experience in C# and .NET, but also with other web-related tools and technologies like JavaScript and PHP. You can find him on Twitter at @mgroves.

Azure Cloud

Azure: Getting Started is Easy and Free

Azure is where Microsoft is spending a lot of its efforts lately. Microsoft is dedicated to making Azure a success. As someone who started working with Azure a little in the early days, I can say that it’s come a...

Azure Cloud

Azure Functions with Couchbase Server

Azure Functions are Microsoft’s answer to Amazon’s Lambdas or Google’s Cloud Functions (aka “serverless” architecture). They give you a way to deploy small pieces of code, and let Azure handle the underlying server. I’ve never used them before, so I...

SQL Server and Couchbase Server compare and contrast

SQL Server and Couchbase side-by-side (video)

SQL Server is compared (and contrasted) with Couchbase Server in this video. If you are averse to video, you can check out the corresponding blog post series I wrote a few months ago that covers the same material: Part 1...

XML

XML to JSON conversion with Json.NET

XML data can be converted to JSON, which can be loaded into Couchbase Server (Couchbase Server 5.0 beta now available). Depending on the source of the data, you might be able to use a tool like Talend. But you may...

Documentation

Documentation Contribution and Improvements

Documentation is undergoing some changes for the better at Couchbase. Matt Carabine and the documentation team have been working to improve the build process, backporting, and review. And, they have made it easier to contribute to documentation in the process....

Couchbase tooling

Tooling Improvements in Couchbase 5.0 Beta

Tooling improvements have come to Couchbase Server 5.0 Beta. In this blog post, I’m going to show you some of the tooling improvements in: Query plan visualization – to better understand how a query is going to execute Query monitoring...

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Logging with Log4Net and Common Logging

Logging with Common.Logging, log4net, and the Couchbase .NET SDK is demonstrated in this video. The source code for the logging example used in this video is available on Github. For more information about logging, check out the logging documentation on...

Authentication and authorization

Authentication and Authorization with RBAC in .NET

Authentication and authorization are vastly improved in Couchbase Server 5.0. We’ve been blogging about the new RBAC features in the developer preview for a while. Authentication and Authorization with RBAC – introduction / part 1 Authentication and Authorization with RBAC...

Sample application

Sample Application with Spring and Angular: GitTalent

One of the first big projects I was involved in after I started at Couchbase last year was helping to create a sample application that would be demonstrated at Couchbase Connect 2016. Sample application It was an enormous team effort...

Authentication and authorization

Authorization and Authentication with RBAC (Part 2)

Authorization and authentication are important to Couchbase. In March, I blogged about some of the new Role Based Access Control (RBAC) that we are showing in the Couchbase Server 5.0 Developer Builds. This month, I’d like to go into a...