NoSQL databases

May 13, 2011

Couchbase Momentum: NoSQL on the Rise

When we announced the Membase and CouchOne merger, it was thrilling to see the community share our excitement about the merger, and provide such positive feedback about the potential of bringing the CouchDB and Membase NoSQL technologies together.

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January 25, 2011

New Release of Membase (1.6.5) Now Available

Time flies when you are having fun. Apparently I am having a lot of fun, because it sure doesn’t seem like a quarter ago that we launched Membase Server for general availability. :)

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December 15, 2010

Membase for Dummies: Monitoring Data Buckets in Membase

Greetings all! This is the fourth installment of my "Membase for Dummies" video blog series. The other entries are in the series are:

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November 15, 2010

Membase Meetup, Silicon Valley Edition

This is just a quick post to say we really enjoyed last Wednesday's Membase meetup with a group of great developers right here in the heart of Silicon Valley. Thanks to everyone who came - it was an excellent discussion. We have had several requests for the slides, which are available below and on slideshare.

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November 1, 2010

Membase for Dummies: Getting Started in Five Minutes or Less

This is the inaugural post in my "Membase for Dummies" series. The goal of this series is to provide users with quick (5 minutes or less) tutorials on various aspects of Membase functionality.

This first entry is focused on getting your first node of Membase up and running. In this two-minute video, I walk you through the process of downloading, installing and setting up Membase.

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October 30, 2010

Running Moxi on Solaris

I have been working on getting Membase up'n'running on OpenSolaris as a side project. Most of it is already in place, but there are still some Makefile issues to sort out. I thought that while we're waiting to complete that task, I could show you how to easily run moxi as a service controlled by SMF.

I've created some scripts to make it easier for you to build and install everything, so the first we need to do is to check out (or update your clone) of my tools repository:

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October 29, 2010

SD Forum Membase Talk Slides

On Tuesday the 26th, I had the opportunity to get in front of the SD Forum Cloud Services SIG.  I talked about Membase and how it fits in to cloud services and cloud platforms from an integration standpoint.  Slides are posted on slideshare.

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August 30, 2010

NorthScale Membase Server Beta 3 is Here!

I am excited to announce that NorthScale Membase Server 1.6 Beta3 is now available and ready for download. This beta release adds a lot of new functionality and reflects most of what you’ll find in the final product. Highlights include:

  • Windows support
  • Multi-tenancy – allows multiple buckets on a single cluster including bucket quotas
  • “Cluster Overview” as a new monitoring dashboard
  • And lots of small improvements and bug fixes, of course!

Let’s take a look at these features in a bit more detail: Windows support is by far one of the most frequently requested features, and we are very pleased to offer it with this beta release. Beta3 provides 32-bit Windows support, with 64-bit support on the way (Note: The 32bit binary runs just fine on Windows 64-bit but is subject to the 32-bit memory limits). The Windows version provides the same feature set as our Linux version.

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May 24, 2010

NorthScale Selected to Present at GigaOM's LaunchPad

We just got word from GigaOM that they’ve chosen NorthScale as one of 11 companies to present at this year’s LaunchPad (during the Structure 2010 conference in San Francisco). We are excited to take the stage on June 23 to unveil the next wave of our elastic data technology and noSQL strategy. 30 days and counting…