All posts by Denis Rosa, Developer Advocate, Couchbase

Denis Rosa is a Developer Advocate for Couchbase and lives in Munich - Germany. He has a solid experience as a software engineer and speaks fluently Java, Python, Scala and Javascript. Denis likes to write about search, Big Data, AI, Microservices and everything else that would help developers to make a beautiful, faster, stable and scalable app.

How to Condemn Your Microservices Architecture to Fail Before You Even Start

A lot has already been said about microservices over the last few years, but I commonly see new distributed systems being developed with the old mindset of monoliths. The side effect of building something new without the understanding of some...

Why Kubernetes Operators are a game changer

The whole web developer community is excited about Kubernetes (K8s). No wonder it is the hottest topic at the conferences and developer events that I have been to the last year. It is not just a tool for managing containers, in...

The 5 Most Common Forum’s Questions

How to do “something” in N1QL? First of all, if you are not familiar with N1QL I highly recommend you to spend a few minutes in our free N1QL training here,  or just play with it here. Second, as it...

Couchbase Server vs CosmosDB

  Microsoft has generated a lot of buzz since the launch of CosmosDB. It is basically a rebranding of DocumentDB with some new cool features. Let’s go a little deeper on it and explore its strategy, documentation, what developers have...

Couchbase with Spring-Boot and Spring Data

One of the biggest barriers for anyone who wants to start using new technologies is usually the learning curve. Often while starting a new project, we end up choosing to use what we already know to avoid any friction right...

Saga Pattern | How to implement business transactions using Microservices – Part II

In the previous post, we saw some of the challenges of implementing distributed transactions and how to implement Saga’s pattern using the Event/Choreography approach. In this article, let’s talk about how to address some of its problems like complex transactions...

Saga Pattern | How to implement business transactions using Microservices – Part I

Transactions are an essential part of applications. Without them, it would be impossible to maintain data consistency. One of the most powerful types of transactions is called a Two-Phase Commit, which is in summary when the commit of a first...

Deploying Couchbase on AWS in less than 3 minutes

One of the most challenging parts of deploying your application in the cloud is to set up a proper infrastructure, common tasks like creating a VPC, configuring auto-scaling, load balancers and gateways rapidly become time-consuming and cumbersome. That’s is why...

Deep Dive on Cross Data Center Replication (XDCR)

We saw in a previous post how easy is to set up a Cross Data Center Replication (XDCR), today let’s go a little bit deeper to understand what makes XDCR such a great feature. First of all, XDCR allows you...

Couchbase Server Vs DynamoDB – A Quick Comparison

Choosing a NoSQL database is way more complicated than selecting an RDBMS, the world of NoSQL database comes in multiple flavors, each one has a specific design focused on solving a different set of problems. A common comparison and recently...