TechValidate Research on Couchbase

Couchbase Case Study

Recipero Limited Saw ROI Immediately, and Improved Application Uptime & Availability by over 100% with Couchbase


This case study of Recipero Limited is based on a July 2020 survey of Couchbase customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“From a software perspective, Couchbase has been very good for us.”

“The tech is great.”


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

  • Experienced the following challenges prior to implementing Couchbase:
    • Long development cycles due to inefficiencies
    • Scaling
    • Performance
    • Replication
    • Reliability & resiliency
  • Evaluated the following vendors before choosing Couchbase:
    • Redis
    • Cassandra

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 500 million – 1 billion documents in Couchbase.
  • Is storing 1 – 10 TB 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:

  • Saw returned value immediately after implementing Couchbase.
  • Rates the following improvements since working with Couchbase:
    • Increased operational efficiency: 25-49%
    • Accelerated development cycles: 75%-100%
    • Accelerated response times: 75%-100%
    • Experienced more efficient database management: 25-49%
    • Improved application uptime & availability: 100%+

About This Data

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

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