Back in November, Raju Suravarjjala,(Sr. Director, Couchbase QE & Performance) and I  presented “Mindmap: Oracle to Couchbase For Developers”. You can see the slide deck here: Overview article for the series is at is at  This series is written in collaboration with Raju.

This blog series will cover the following topics, comparing Oracle and Couchbase from a developer perspective.

  1. This blog: Overview
  2. Architecture
  3. Database Objects
  4. Data types
  5. Data Modeling
  6. Physical Space Management
  7. Statements and Features
  8. Indexes
  9. Optimizer
  10. Transaction
  11. SDK
  12. Deployment Options

Here’s the overview comparison from logic to language, transactions to tooling.   In rest of the blogs in the series, we’ll cover each of the topics.

Click on the image to download the PDF version of the poster.






Posted by Keshav Murthy

Keshav Murthy is a Vice President at Couchbase R&D. Previously, he was at MapR, IBM, Informix, Sybase, with more than 20 years of experience in database design & development. He lead the SQL and NoSQL R&D team at IBM Informix. He has received two President's Club awards at Couchbase, two Outstanding Technical Achievement Awards at IBM. Keshav has a bachelor's degree in Computer Science and Engineering from the University of Mysore, India, holds ten US patents and two US patents pending.

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