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Couchbase Case Study

Medium Enterprise Gaming & Entertainment Company Drastically Reduced TCO with Couchbase

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise media & entertainment company is based on a November 2020 survey of Couchbase customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select Couchbase:

  • Experienced the following challenges prior to implementing Couchbase:
    • Poor database management
    • Scaling
    • Performance
  • Considered the following vendors before choosing Couchbase:
    • MongoDB
    • Oracle
    • Redis

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Couchbase that the surveyed company uses:

  • Values the following Couchbase features compared to other solutions they have used:
    • Flexible schema
    • N1QL
    • Cache
    • Memory-first architecture
  • Is storing 10-50 million documents in Couchbase.
  • Is storing up to 200GB of data in Couchbase.
  • Is running 1-10M requests/operations per second in Couchbase.
  • Describes their Couchbase deployment:
    • clusters: up to 10
    • nodes: up to 10

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Couchbase:

  • Saw returned value within 12+ months after implementing Couchbase.
  • Rates the following improvements since working with Couchbase:
    • lowered total cost of ownership: 100%+
    • increased query performance: 50-74%
    • increased operational efficiency: 75%-100%
    • accelerated development cycles: 100%+
    • accelerated response times: 75%-100%
    • experienced a more efficient help desk: 50-74%
    • experienced more efficient database management: 50-74%
    • improved application uptime & availability: 75%-100%
  • Values their Couchbase application/deployment at millions.




About This Data

This data was sourced directly from verified users of Couchbase by TechValidate.

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