All posts by Wayne Carter, Chief Architect, Mobile, Couchbase

Wayne Carter is the Chief Architect of Mobile at Couchbase, where he is responsible for leading the vision, strategy, and development for the company's mobile solutions. Before joining Couchbase, Wayne spent 7 years at Oracle as the architect responsible for driving mobile innovation within the CRM and SAAS product lines. He has 10 patents and patents pending from his work there. Prior to his time at Oracle, Wayne held technical leadership positions at Siebel working on their CRM product line.

Addressing decentralized data security concerns with Couchbase Mobile

In today’s mobile-driven world, there’s an expectation that apps should always work – with and without an internet connection. Delivering on this expectation requires access and storage of decentralized data directly on device. This is very different from just a...

I use Parse. They’re shutting down. What should I do?

Yesterday Parse, one of the leading mobile backend as a service (MBaaS) offerings, announced that they would be closing their doors. This leaves the 600,000 developers that use their service with one question:  What should I do?  Option 1: Install...

Web, Mobile and IoT distributed database requirements

Excitement and interest in mobile apps and the Internet of Things continues to grow at an accelerated pace. Vendors are rushing to lay claim to these terms in any way they can. Today DataStax is the latest to jump on...

Couchbase Mobile Mini-Hack Challenge

If there is one thing you should learn this year, it’s how to build mobile apps that work both online and offline.  You will be blown away with how awesome your apps are once you start building them this way. ...

Couchbase Mobile Holiday Mini-Hack Challenge

Have some downtime during the holidays? Then you should join the Couchbase Mobile Holiday Mini-Hack Challenge and build an online/offline app in 30 minutes. That’s right – 30 minutes! We created the mini hack to give mobile developers a fast,...

Security Concerns for Mobile Data Synchronization

Yesterday, Vormetric released their 2015 Insider Threat Report. As they point out, “In 2014, the U.S. saw some of the worst data breaches in recent memory with household names Sony, Home Depot, J.P. Morgan Chase and Supervalu experiencing massive financial...

Let’s Build Mobile Apps That Always Work

So let’s just put it out there.  I want to build great apps and I know you want to build great apps.  We both know that apps that don’t always work and aren’t always fast just aren’t great.  They just...

Announcing Couchbase Mobile for Unity!

This morning we announced Couchbase Mobile support for Unity, the most popular cross-platform gaming development platform on the market. Couchbase Mobile for Unity will help the millions of Unity developers go to market faster and focus more on user experience...