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Couchbase Server 5.5 Beta – now available!

Announcing Couchbase Server 5.5 Beta This release is an extension of the Couchbase Data Platform but also introduces several new Enterprise Grade features – agility, performance, and manageability – all based on critical feedback from our customers. Included are many...

/ April 16, 2018

Building an Observation Deck

A distributed system is one in which the failure of a computer you didn’t even know existed can render your own computer unusable. – Leslie Lamport, 1987 While those prescient words were uttered in 1987, it remains the case in...

Response Time Observability with the Java SDK

Previous blogs gave a better understanding on how our approach to Real Time Observability (RTO) in general helps troubleshooting distributed systems and why we chose OpenTracing as a foundation and public API. If you haven’t already, you can check out...

/ April 9, 2018

How OpenTracing became important

We have previously discussed why system observability is important in distributed systems and the challenges that it can help to overcome – if you missed it, you can see Matt Ingenthron’s introduction to the problem here. Next, we will discuss why...

X.509 Certificate Based Authentication

Data security is an important aspect of every modern data platform. With micro-service based architectures becoming more of a common pattern across every high-scale app, existing password based authentication mechanisms for user authentication is hard to manage at scale, let...

/ April 4, 2018

Auto-FailOver Features in Couchbase Server 5.5

Couchbase further improves high availability for mission-critical deployments and reduces operator intervention. Couchbase enhances the detection of common disk failures and automatically fails over the node with bad disks saving operators time and energy. It also handles multiple server failures...

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Geospatial Search with ASP.NET Core, Aurelia, and Google Maps

Geospatial search is now fully supported in Couchbase Server 5.5. Check out the Couchbase Server 5.5 announcement, and download the developer build for free right now. In this post, I’m going to demonstrate the geospatial capabilities of Couchbase Full Text...

IPv6 Galore With Couchbase

Every single device on the internet, whether it be a laptop computer, cell phone, camera, or even your TV has an IP address. The total number of Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4) addresses is over 4 billion, which is far...

/ March 22, 2018

Index Partitioning in Couchbase Server 5.5

Index partitioning is a new feature available in Couchbase Server 5.5. Check out the Couchbase Server 5.5 Developer Build announcement and download the release for free right now. In this post, I’m going to cover: Why you might want to use index...

Auditing Couchbase N1QL Statements

Couchbase Server 5.5 includes the ability to keep a record of all N1QL actions taken by users. This is part of Couchbase’s more general audit functionality, introduced in 5.0. Auditing is only available in Enterprise edition. Auditing lets the administrators...

/ March 19, 2018