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Couchbase Case Study

Medium Enterprise Banking Company Values Their Couchbase Relationship in Billions of Euros in Impact


This case study of a medium enterprise banking 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.


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
  • Evaluated the following vendors before choosing Couchbase:
    • MongoDB
    • Cassandra
    • DB2

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 50 – 500 million documents in Couchbase.
  • Is storing 200 GB – 1 TB of data in Couchbase.
  • Is running 50k – 300k requests/operations per second in Couchbase.
  • Describes their Couchbase deployment:
    • Clusters: up to 10
    • Nodes: 10-50


The surveyed company achieved the following results with Couchbase:

  • Rates the following improvements since working with Couchbase:
    • Increased query performance: 50-74%
    • Accelerated response times: 50-74%
    • Experienced a more efficient help desk: 50-74%
    • Experienced more efficient database management: 25-49%
    • Improved application uptime & availability: 50-74%
  • Values their Couchbase application/deployment at billions.

About This Data

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

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