TechValidate Research on Couchbase

Couchbase Case Study

Small Business Educational Institution Company Saw ROI in Less Than Six Months


This case study of a small business educational institution company is based on an October 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.


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

  • Experienced the following challenge prior to implementing Couchbase:
    • Poor database management
  • Considered the following vendor before choosing Couchbase:
    • Microsoft SQL

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:
    • Analytics
  • Is storing up to 1,000,000 documents in Couchbase.
  • Is storing 200 GB – 1 TB of data in Couchbase.
  • Is running up to 50k requests/operations per second in Couchbase.


The surveyed company achieved the following results with Couchbase:

  • Saw returned value within 3-6 months after implementing Couchbase.
  • Rates the following improvements since working with Couchbase:
    • Lowered total cost of ownership: 50-74%
    • Increased query performance: 50-74%
    • Increased operational efficiency: 50-74%
    • Accelerated development cycles: 50-74%
    • Accelerated response times: 50-74%
    • Experienced more efficient database management: 75%-100%
    • Improved application uptime & availability: 50-74%
  • Rated Couchbase as 5/5 stars.

About This Data

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

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