Tag: azure

Azure Cloud

AKS with the Couchbase Kubernetes Operator

AKS (Azure Container Service) is the managed Kubernetes service on Microsoft Azure. It is currently in preview, so there are some things that may change down the road. In this post, I’m going to create an AKS cluster and install...

Azure Cloud

Alexa Skills with Azure Functions and Couchbase

Alexa Skills are the “apps” that you can build to run on Amazon devices like the Echo, Echo Dot, etc. In this blog post, you’ll learn how to build an Alexa skill using serverless Azure Functions and a Couchbase backend...

Azure Cloud

Test Drive: Trying Couchbase on Azure for Free

Test Drive is an Azure feature that allows you to try out software in the cloud for free. Previously, I wrote about how Getting started with Couchbase on Azure is easy and free. That post told you how to get...

Azure Cloud

Scaling Couchbase Server on Azure

Scaling is one of Couchbase Server’s strengths. It’s easy to scale, and Couchbase’s architecture makes an efficient use of your scaling resources. In fact, when Couchbase customer Viber switched from Mongo to Couchbase, they cut the number of servers they...

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Chatbot on Azure and Couchbase for Viber

A chatbot can be a novel way to interact with users. After writing a post introducing the basics of serverless, and also writing a post on writing Azure Functions, I decided I would try to build something a little more...

Azure Cloud

Serverless Architecture with Cloud Computing

Serverless is one of the new buzz words that you’ve probably heard. It refers to a type of deployment where the server is abstracted away. It doesn’t mean there aren’t servers, just that you don’t have to provision the servers...

Azure Cloud

Azure Functions and Lazy Initialization with Couchbase Server

Azure Functions are still new to me, and I’m learning as I’m going. I blogged about my foray into Azure Functions with Couchbase over a month ago. Right after I posted that, I got some helpful feedback about the way...

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Azure Cloud

Azure: Getting Started is Easy and Free

Azure is where Microsoft is spending a lot of its efforts lately. Microsoft is dedicated to making Azure a success. As someone who started working with Azure a little in the early days, I can say that it’s come a...

Azure Cloud

Azure Functions with Couchbase Server

Azure Functions are Microsoft’s answer to Amazon’s Lambdas or Google’s Cloud Functions (aka “serverless” architecture). They give you a way to deploy small pieces of code, and let Azure handle the underlying server. I’ve never used them before, so I...

NDP Episode #18: Microsoft DocumentDB for NoSQL in the Cloud

I am pleased to announce that the latest episode of the NoSQL Database Podcast titled, Microsoft DocumentDB for NoSQL in the Cloud, has been published to all the major podcasting networks.  In this episode I am joined by Kirill Gavrylyuk from Microsoft’s...