TechValidate Research on Couchbase

Couchbase Case Study

Spearhead has experienced over 100% increase in database management with Couchbase.


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

“Fast, reliant, and enterprise-grade.”


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

  • Experienced the following challenges prior to implementing Couchbase:
    • Poor database management
    • Replication
    • Reliability & resiliency
  • Evaluated the following vendors before choosing Couchbase:
    • MongoDB
    • Oracle
    • Postgres

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Couchbase that the surveyed company uses:

  • Flexible schema
  • Full Text search
  • N1QL
  • XDCR
  • Is storing 50 – 500 million documents in Couchbase.
  • Is storing 1 – 10 TB of data in Couchbase.
  • Describes their Couchbase deployment:
    • Clusters: up to 10
    • Nodes: up to 10
  • Results

    Spearhead AG achieved the following results with Couchbase:

    • Lowered total cost of ownership: 75%-100%
    • Increased query performance: 75%-100%
    • Increased operational efficiency: 75%-100%
    • Accelerated development cycles: 75%-100%
    • Accelerated response times: 75%-100%
    • Experienced a more efficient help desk: 75%-100%
    • Experienced more efficient database management: 100%+
    • Improved application uptime & availability: 75%-100%

    About This Data

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