TechValidate Research on Couchbase

Couchbase Case Study

Medium Enterprise Banking Company Increases Query Performance by over 100% with Couchbase


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.

“Easy to work with, easy to administer, and keeps us updated.”


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

*Needed a “cache database” to improve the performance of many transactions, and mobile app transactions

  • Evaluated the following vendors before choosing Couchbase:
    • Oracle
    • Microsoft SQL

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
    • Cache
    • Memory-first architecture
  • 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: 100%+
    • Increased operational efficiency: 100%+
    • Accelerated response times: 100%+
    • Improved application uptime & availability: 100%+

About This Data

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

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