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Couchbase Case Study

S&P 500 Industrial Manufacturing Company Accelerates Response Times


This case study of an S&P 500 industrial manufacturing company is based on a July 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.

“We use Couchbase for 3 node data and 2 node index/query. We expect this to grow as we have more devices connected to our system.”

“We find Couchbase useful for our application.”


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

  • Experienced the following challenges prior to implementing Couchbase:
    • Scaling
  • Evaluated the following vendors before choosing Couchbase:
    • MongoDB
    • Cassandra
    • DynamoDB

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
    • XDCR
    • Memory-first architecture
  • Is storing up to 1,000,000 documents in Couchbase.
  • Is storing up to 200GB of data in Couchbase.
  • Is running up to 50k requests/operations per second in Couchbase.
  • Describes their Couchbase deployment:
    • clusters: up to 10
    • nodes: up to 10


The surveyed company achieved the following results with Couchbase:

  • Rates the following improvements since working with Couchbase:
    • lowered total cost of ownership: up to 25%
    • increased query performance: up to 25%
    • increased operational efficiency: up to 25%
    • accelerated development cycles: up to 25%
    • accelerated response times: 25-49%
    • experienced a more efficient help desk: 25-49%
    • experienced more efficient database management: 25-49%
    • improved application uptime & availability: 25-49%

About This Data

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

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