TechValidate Research on Couchbase

Couchbase Case Study

Large Enterprise Consumer Products Company Selects Couchbase over MongoDB and Cassandra


This case study of a large enterprise consumer products 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 small-scale deployment in multiple locations with XDCR (this being the main reason Couchbase was choosen).”

“Faster and easier to use than MongoDB.”

“Easy to adapt to coming from SQL.”


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

  • Experienced the following challenge prior to implementing Couchbase:
    • Data replication
  • Evaluated the following vendors before choosing Couchbase:
    • MongoDB
    • 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:
    • N1QL
    • XDCR
  • 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:
    • Increased query performance: up to 25%
    • Increased operational efficiency: up to 25%
    • Accelerated response times: up to 25%
    • Experienced a more efficient help desk: up to 25%
  • 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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