Category: Cloud

We’ve SOLVED! Public Networking with Couchbase Autonomous Operator using Kubernetes External DNS

Why expose the Couchbase database on the public network? Below are some examples: Cross-Data Center Replication (XDCR) for High Availability and Disaster Recovery Client SDK access to Couchbase cluster Database-as-a-Service (DBaaS) platforms *Note – All of these use cases share...

Creating Dynamic VMs Infrastructure with Xen Hosts

Introduction In Today world, the server infrastructure machines are either in on-premise data centers, private data centers or public cloud data centers. These machines are either physical bare metal machines, virtual machines (VMs) with hypervisors  or small containers like docker...

Monitoring a NoSQL Database with Couchbase and Prometheus

Couchbase Server currently has a plethora of stats from data access throughput in KV and query to system resources like disk IO and CPU to newer services like eventing. There have been a number of community authored Prometheus Exporters written...

Couchbase Autonomous Operator 2.0 For Kubernetes Is Now GA!

We’re proud to announce the general availability of Couchbase Autonomous Operator 2.0. We have achieved significant milestones since we first announced production certification of Couchbase Server on Docker containers in June of 2016, and with Autonomous Operator 2.0, we are...

Step-by-step Guide for Running Couchbase Autonomous Operator 2.0 with Prometheus (Part 2)

Prerequisites As mentioned in Part 1 of the blog, we need to run Prometheus and Grafana in the Kubernetes environment on our Amazon EKS. The recommended way is to use Kube-Prometheus, an Open Source project. Not only will this simplify...

/ April 21, 2020

Step-by-step Guide for Running Couchbase Autonomous Operator 2.0 with Prometheus (Part 1)

We recently announced the latest preview of the Couchbase Autonomous Operator (CAO) 2.0 beta. This release is a significant update to the Couchbase Autonomous Operator. Couchbase Autonomous Operator 2.0 introduces several new enterprise-grade features with fully autonomous capabilities – security,...

/ April 21, 2020

Why Couchbase Is the Best NoSQL Option for Red Hat OpenShift

Red Hat’s leadership in the container orchestration space with OpenShift mirrors Couchbase’s leadership in the containerized database space with its Autonomous Operator. This fact is the foundation of the partnership between Red Hat and Couchbase. I’ve personally worked on the...

/ April 13, 2020
N1QL

Index Advisor Service for N1QL (March refresh)

This is our March drop for Index Advisor service for N1QL after fixing some of the bugs that were found after our last refresh in Feb. We plan to keep improvising the Index Advisor service(What is it?). The fixes in...

/ March 31, 2020

Replication in NoSQL document databases (Mongo DB vs Couchbase)

Replication has been a crucial part of Database Systems for decades for providing availability and disaster recovery. In recent times, with the evolution of distributed databases to address the need for highly available, scalable and globally distributed deployments operating across...

Inter-Kubernetes Networking via VPC Peering

1. Introduction It is often desirable by enterprise customers to have standby database cluster/s for data locality and high performance, disaster recovery and/or for mere data backups. Couchbase Cross Data Center Replication (XDCR) requires no introduction as customers have been...