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Helm: Deploying Couchbase Autonomous Operator 2.0 with Monitoring

One Chart to Rule Them All With the release of Couchbase Autonomous Operator 2.0, the Couchbase Operator and Cluster charts have been consolidated into a single chart.  This streamlined approach means it’s now possible to install Autonomous Operator, Admission Controller,...

/ May 20, 2020
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Deploying a Couchbase Mobile Backend on Kubernetes

The Couchbase Autonomous Operator 2.0 release introduces a number of groundbreaking features and enhancements that it make it easier than ever to deploy, provision, monitor and manage your Couchbase Server nodes on Kubernetes. In addition to Couchbase server nodes,  Couchbase...

Unicorn Unleashed: Leveling-up Custom Resources with the Autonomous Operator

No, I haven’t lost my mind.  Unicorn is the internal code-name for Couchbase Autonomous Operator 2.0.0.  For a release this large in scope we wanted something mythical and fantastical to sum up the sheer effort and passion that was put...

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...

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

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...