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.

ASP.NET Core in Visual Studio

ASP.NET with Couchbase: Getting Started

ASP.NET is the development platform that most Microsoft developers use. At the Couchbase Connect Silicon Valley 2017 conference, I spoke to some .NET developers in a workshop. I asked them what type of content they’d like to see me create...

Couchbase tooling

Tooling Improvements in Couchbase Server 5.0 (Update)

Tooling improvements have come to Couchbase Server 5.0. Note: this is an updated repost of Tooling Improvements in Couchbase 5.0 Beta. In this blog post, I’m going to show you some of the tooling improvements in: Query plan visualization –...

Monitoring and profiling

Profiling and Monitoring in Couchbase Server 5.0 Preview (Update)

Profiling and monitoring for N1QL are a big part of the Couchbase Server 5.0 release (now available for download). Note: this is an updated repost of Profiling and Monitoring in Couchbase Server 5.0 Preview (Update). Query Workbench Once again, I’ll...

Tour of Couchbase Console

Couchbase Console (video tour) – Update

Couchbase Console has a refreshed UI in Couchbase Server 5.0. Couchbase Server 5.0 is now available for download. But back in January, we were releasing developer builds to get early feedback. Note: this blog post is an updated repost of...

N1QL Enhancements in Couchbase Server 5.0

N1QL enhancements have come to Couchbase. N1QL is one of the flagship features of Couchbase Server. The release of Couchbase Server 5.0 further bolsters N1QL with a range of enhancements. Many of these enhancements have been covered in previous blog... - Creative Commons - "Holborn Tube Station Escalator" by renaissancechambara

Fast Failover with Couchbase Server 5.0

Fast failover is one of the many improvements that come with the release of Couchbase Server 5.0 (now available for download). Failover is one of the important concepts to understand when it comes to distributed databases. The CAP theorem states...

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Performance Testing and Load Testing Couchbase with Pillowfight

Performance testing and load testing are important processes to help you make sure you are production ready. For testing Couchbase Server clusters, there is an open-source command line utility called “cbc-pillowfight”. It’s part of libcouchbase. Before you begin You’ll need...

Distributed session with ASP.NET Core and Couchbase

Distributed session is a way for you to store your session state outside of your ASP.NET Core application. Using Couchbase to store session state can help you when you need to scale your web site, especially if you don’t want...

Azure Cloud

Azure Functions and Lazy Initialization with Couchbase Server

Azure Functions are still new to me, and I’m learning as I’m going. I blogged about my foray into Azure Functions with Couchbase over a month ago. Right after I posted that, I got some helpful feedback about the way...


Powershell with the Couchbase REST API

PowerShell is a scripting environment / command line that comes with Windows and is also available for Linux and within Azure. Maybe you’ve used Postman or Fiddler to make HTTP requests. Those are great, but not necessarily the right tools...