Tag: Nodes

Scaling a Couchbase Cluster for Increasing and Decreasing Demand

When it comes to scaling a database, it is often a task that people want to avoid. For relational databases, which are often vertically sized databases, the administrators would have to take the database offline and add new hardware to...

How Many Nodes? Part 4: Monitoring for Sizing

Welcome back everyone, this will be the last post in this series around sizing.  In the previous posts I provided an overview of the considerations when sizing a Couchbase Server cluster, a deeper look at how various features/versions affect this...

How Many Nodes? Part 1: An introduction to sizing a Couchbase Server 2.0 cluster

The first part of this series gives an overview of the considerations that should be taken into account when sizing a Couchbase Server 2.0 cluster for production.  The second part takes a deeper look at specific use cases and scenarios.  The...