Matthew Groves | Couchbase Blog

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.

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Meet Couchbase at DevNexus

DevNexus is a huge professional developers conference that takes place February 21-23, 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia at the Georgia World Congress Center. Couchbase is honored to once again be sponsoring this tremendous conference. Have @mgroves rocking #couchbase at #devnexus

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Alexa Skills with Azure Functions and Couchbase

Alexa Skills are the “apps” that you can build to run on Amazon devices like the Echo, Echo Dot, etc. In this blog post, you’ll learn how to build an Alexa skill using serverless Azure Functions and a Couchbase backend...

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Proof of Concept: Making a case to move from relational

Proof of concept may be just what you need to start when you’re evaluating Couchbase. We’ve been blogging a lot about the technical side of moving from a relational database like Oracle or SQL Server to Couchbase. Here are some...

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JSON Modeling for RDBMS Users (video)

JSON modeling was covered in a previous blog post which was, in turn, based on a CSV import blog post that came before that. While writing the post on JSON modeling, it occurred to me that it might be useful...

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JSON Data Modeling for RDBMS Users

JSON data modeling is a vital part of using a document database like Couchbase. Beyond understanding the basics of JSON, there are two key approaches to modeling relationships between data that will be covered in this blog post. The examples...

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CSV tooling for migrating to Couchbase from Relational

CSV (Comma-seperated values) is a file format that can be exported from a relational database (like Oracle or SQL Server). It can then be imported into Couchbase Server with the cbimport utility. Note: cbimport comes with Couchbase Enterprise Edition. For...

Azure Cloud

Test Drive: Trying Couchbase on Azure for Free

Test Drive is an Azure feature that allows you to try out software in the cloud for free. Previously, I wrote about how Getting started with Couchbase on Azure is easy and free. That post told you how to get...

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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...

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Chatbot on Azure and Couchbase for Viber

A chatbot can be a novel way to interact with users. After writing a post introducing the basics of serverless, and also writing a post on writing Azure Functions, I decided I would try to build something a little more...

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Serverless Architecture with Cloud Computing

Serverless is one of the new buzz words that you’ve probably heard. It refers to a type of deployment where the server is abstracted away. It doesn’t mean there aren’t servers, just that you don’t have to provision the servers...