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Couchbase Case Study

Medium Enterprise Computer Services Company Significantly Accelerates Development Cycles with Couchbase


This case study of a medium enterprise computer services 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.

Please describe your overall experience using Couchbase: “Great!”

“Couchbase is focused on business use cases with deep explanation!”


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

  • Experienced the following challenge prior to implementing Couchbase:
    • Scaling
  • Considered the following vendors before choosing Couchbase:
    • Microsoft SQL
    • AWS 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
    • Analytics
    • N1QL
    • Memory-first architecture
  • Is storing 10-50 million documents in Couchbase.
  • Is storing 1 – 10 TB of data in Couchbase.
  • Is running 1-10M requests/operations per second in Couchbase.


The surveyed company achieved the following results with Couchbase:

  • Rates the following improvements since working with Couchbase:
    • Lowered total cost of ownership: 25-49%
    • Increased query performance: 75%-100%
    • Accelerated development cycles: 75%-100%
    • Accelerated response times: 50-74%
    • Experienced a more efficient help desk: 75%-100%
    • Experienced more efficient database management: 50-74%
    • Improved application uptime & availability: 75%-100%

About This Data

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

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