NoSQL databases have been around for several years now and have become a choice of data storage for managing semi-structured and unstructured data. These databases offer lot of advantages in terms of linear scalability and better performance for both data writes and reads. InfoQ spoke with four panelists to get different perspectives on the current state of NoSQL databases.
Our physical world is about to become digitally enabled and according to various predictions for example by Gartner or Cisco, there will be many billions of IoT devices going online and constantly gathering data in the coming years. We got in touch with Wayne Carter and Ali LeClerc of Couchbase to discuss how Couchbase Mobile is also ready for the upcoming era of Internet of Things.
While relational databases have been used for decades to store data, and they still represent a viable solution for many use cases, NoSQL is being chosen today especially for scalability and performance reasons. This article contains an interview with Dipti Borkar, Director of Product Management at Couchbase, on the challenges, benefits and the process of migrating from RDBMS to NoSQL.
Couchbase has launched the first iOS App with an embedded Couchbase instance. CouchDB-enabled applications will be possible on all major mobile platforms - iOS, Android, Web OS. 1