Tag: Competitive

MongoDB fails to perform, runs out of gas

Is performance still a problem for MongoDB? Avalon benchmarked Couchbase Server and MongoDB last year, and a lot has changed since then. Couchbase Server 4.0 introduced a SQL-based query language, N1QL. Couchbase Server 4.1 added prepared statements and covering indexes,...

MongoDB and DataStax, In the Rearview Mirror

Thumbtack published an excellent blog post today (link). It highlights the preliminary results of performance tests executed with Couchbase Server, MongoDB and DataStax Enterprise (Apache Cassandra). The final results will be included in a benchmark report. Thumbtack consulted with Couchbase,...

DataStax FUD

This is not the first time I've addressed FUD (link). However, it is the first time I've addressed FUD directed at Couchbase and that's a great thing. After all, I know what happens next. First they ignore you, then they...

The Database Cage Match: Redux

Within every market, a leader emerges. In the 90s, the database market was represented by fierce competition between Sybase, Informix and Oracle. Oracle emerged as the leader. It was a well engineered database, a high performance database, and a general...

Ruby on Rails and Couchbase-Model for a Social Application!

Also using HAML, SASS, Bootstrap, And Twitter OmniAuth… Before we start – Here’s the GitHub code for this App… We recently had our 3rd Couchbase San Francisco conference which, by the way,  was a great success and a fantastic day...

/ December 16, 2014

Topology: The Architecture of Distributed Systems

You can’t judge a book by its cover, but you can judge the architecture of a distributed system by its topology. If two distributed systems are equally effective, is the one with the simpler topology the one with the better...