June 2013

June 28, 2013

Using nginx & PHP-FPM with Couchbase – The How, and the Why

Before we get started, I’d like to point you a blog by my colleague Michael Nitschinger, in which you can learn about the best way to set up your basic PHP and Couchbase Environment, if not using nginx & PHP-FPM: 
http://nitschinger.at/Getting-Started-with-Couchbase-and-PHP

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June 26, 2013

Announcing Couchbase Server 2.1

I'm excited to announce the release of Couchbase Server 2.1.0 Enterprise Edition. The Couchbase Architecture remains one of the core strengths of Couchbase Server and with this release, we have further strengthened the fundamental architecture and extended the breadth of use cases that Couchbase supports. In addition, this release includes several features that continue to enhance the operational and administrative capabilities of our distributed database.

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June 25, 2013

Oracle is no match for today's apps

On Thursday Oracle announced another bad quarter. Oracle blamed sales execution for the miss last quarter, this time it blamed the economy. I’m not so sure. The accelerating shift away from relational databases to new technologies like NoSQL and Hadoop is likely having an increasing effect and contributing, at least in part, to the disappointing sales results.

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June 3, 2013

Create a Couchbase cluster in less than a minute with Ansible

[This blog was syndicated from http://blog.grallandco.com]

 

Introduction

 
When I was looking for a more effective way to create my cluster I asked some sysadmins which tools I should use to do it. The answer I got during OSDC was not Puppet, nor Chef, but was Ansible.
 
This article shows you how you can easily configure and create a Couchbase cluster deployed and many linux boxes...and the only thing you need on these boxes is an SSH Server!
 
Thanks to Jan-Piet Mens that was one of the person that convinced me to use Ansible and answered questions I had about Ansible.
 
You can watch the demonstration below, and/or look at all the details in the next paragraph.
 
 
 

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