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Matthew D. Groves is a guy who loves to code. It doesn't matter if it's C#, jQuery, or PHP: he'll submit pull requests for anything. He has been coding professionally ever since he wrote a QuickBASIC point-of-sale app for his parent's pizza shop back in the 90s. He currently works as a Product Marketing Manager for Couchbase. His free time is spent with his family, watching the Reds, and getting involved in the developer community. He is the author of AOP in .NET (published by Manning), a Pluralsight author, and a Microsoft MVP.

Distributed caching with ASP.NET Core and Couchbase

Distributed caching with ASP.NET Core and Couchbase

Distributed caching can help to improve performance of an ASP.NET Core application. This is especially true for an ASP.NET application that’s deployed to a server farm or scalable cloud environment. Using Couchbase Server for caching is one of the many...

September 6, 2017
Aggregate grouping with N1QL / MapReduce

Aggregate grouping with N1QL / MapReduce

Aggregate grouping is what I’m titling this blog post, but I don’t know if it’s the best name. Have you ever used MySQL’s GROUP_CONCAT function or the FOR XML PATH('') workaround in SQL Server? That’s basically what I’m writing about...

August 22, 2017
Azure: Getting Started is Easy and Free

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...

August 16, 2017
Azure Functions with Couchbase Server

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...

August 9, 2017
SQL Server and Couchbase side-by-side (video)

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...

July 17, 2017

Converting XML to JSON In C# Using Json.NET

Converting XML to JSON data that can be loaded into Couchbase Server can be accomplished with a little bit of .NET. Depending on the source of the data, you might be able to use a tool like Talend. But you...

July 6, 2017
Documentation Contribution and Improvements

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....

June 29, 2017
Tooling Improvements in Couchbase 5.0 Beta

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...

June 7, 2017
Logging with Log4Net and Common Logging

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. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pi-X8dhaIaQ&w=560&h=315] For more information about logging, check out the logging...

June 5, 2017
Authentication and Authorization with RBAC in .NET

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...

May 31, 2017
Sample Application with Spring and Angular: GitTalent

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. Sample application It was an enormous team effort to...

May 3, 2017
Authorization & Authentication with RBAC (Part 2)

Authorization & 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...

April 24, 2017