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Extending Maintenance for Couchbase Server 5.x

Announcing an extension to Couchbase Server version 5.x’s maintenance period to provide our customers more time for upgrade planning. At Couchbase we are constantly reviewing what we can do to help our customers navigate through these challenging times. This is...

FHIR Data Model with Couchbase N1QL

Couchbase is a JSON database that has now become an alternative to the traditional RDBMS. It has achieved this, not only by providing the industry leading Key Value store and the same query and ACID translation capabilities that organizations have...

/ April 25, 2020

Introduction to Couchbase for MongoDB Developers and Experts.

Six thousand years ago, the Sumerians invented writing for transaction processing — Gray & Reuter By any measure, MongoDB is a popular document-oriented JSON database. In the last dozen years, it has grown from its humble beginnings of a single...

/ April 25, 2020

How To Manage Time-To-Live (TTL) Documents with Couchbase N1QL

There is one feature that I wish had existed with RDBMS, and that is the built in support for setting a Time-To-Live value for the data records. In NoSQL databases, the support of TTL is very common. NoSQL databases were...

/ April 14, 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...

JSON is Case Sensitive. You Don’t Have to Be.

A RoSe by any other case would smell as sweet. William Shakespeare You must have learned capitalization rules in your grammar school, but the real-world search is not so sensitive to capitalization. Charles de Gaulle uses lower case for the...

/ March 23, 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...

Celebrating Women’s History Month: An Interview with Two Couchbase Engineers

Happy Women’s History Month! Time Magazine recently profiled its top 100 Women of the Year–women who have broken barriers and whose contributions have advanced science, art, education, athletics, politics, law, society (the list goes on), essentially paving the way for...

/ March 16, 2020

Our Couchbase Values

I joined Couchbase as Chief People Officer in January 2019, and it’s been an incredible journey ever since. Each day, I’m inspired by the work we do here. Our collective mission isn’t about easy wins, it’s about channeling our passion...

/ February 24, 2020

I Choose… Couchbase!

With Valentine’s Day around the corner, I reflect on what that means to me.  Far too long ago (don’t remind me how long), back when I was in grade school, I distinctly remember red, pink and white construction paper scraps...

/ January 29, 2020