Tag: Architecture

Digital transformation survey results for architects

How did digital architects deal with the COVID-19 challenge?

How did digital architects deal with the COVID-19 challenge, and what is their blueprint for the future? In Couchbase’s fourth annual digital transformation survey, we have already looked at the challenges to digital transformation in 2020, and the roles of...

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Hybrid Cloud Services & Computing Models

What are Hybrid Cloud Services? Everyone has heard the term “hybrid cloud,” but what exactly are hybrid cloud services, and why are they becoming so important to enterprise architectures? And what’s the best way to take advantage of a hybrid...

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Distributed Databases: An Overview

Distributed Databases apply the principles of distributed computing to storing data. The simplest example is a database which stores data on two (or more) servers connected by a network. This “cluster” can be accessed and managed as if it was...

/ March 29, 2021

Building Customer-Obsessed Database Applications

Customer obsession is a powerful concept for any company. Whether your customers are internal or external users of your platform – every experience should be timely and meaningful. Customer 360 NoSQL database development is a powerful approach to delivering these...

/ December 1, 2020

Example Architectures for Data Intensive Applications.

…a drawing should have no unnecessary lines and a machine no unnecessary parts.  —William Strunk Jr., Elements of Style In the book Designing Data-Intensive Applications: The Big Ideas Behind Reliable, Scalable, and Maintainable Systems, Martin Kleppmann has written about traits...

/ June 14, 2020

Couchbase beats MongoDB™ with greater flexibility and stronger availability for geo-distributed applications

Today’s businesses compete in a digital economy where downtime can be deadly. But keeping data highly available is never as simple as backing up one database to be an up-to-the-second copy of another. Instead, modern databases have to function in...

Understanding Cross Datacenter Replication (XDCR) – Part 1

If you have any familiarity with Couchbase, you definitely know XDCR. If you use Couchbase for any of your applications, you are very likely using XDCR. I wouldn’t be wrong if I said, XDCR is indeed one of our customers’...

Couchbase for Oracle Developers – Part 2 : Architecture

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: http://bit.ly/2mPdJfo. Overview article for the series is at is at https://blog.couchbase.com/couchbase-oracle-developers-part-1-overview/  This series is written in...

/ January 22, 2018

Create the Right Index, Get the Right Performance.

Introduction There are three things important in database systems: performance, performance, performance. For NoSQL database systems, there are three important things: performance at scale, performance at scale, performance at scale. Understanding the index options, creating the right index, with the...

/ November 12, 2017

Distributed Databases and Replication Design

One of the most important elements of distributed database architecture is replication. In fact, it defines the database architecture. It determines whether or not the data is consistent / available. Master / Slave Writes are executed on master nodes, replicated...