30 May, 2014
Big Data Landscape CategoryOperational Infrastructure
Couchbase is the name of the technology company that manages the Couchbase Server, an open source, NoSQL document-oriented database programmed with a great a deal of flexibility for modifying applications. Couchbase server is scalable and can be pushed out to many users at once. It is built on a JSON document model (which accounts for its flexibility), enables replication for network sharing and infrastructure resilience, comes with advanced querying and indexing capabilities and permits real-time, incremental mapreduce functionality.
Founders: Justin Sailings and Steve Yen
CEO: Bob Wiederhold,
2009: Membase, Inc. founded; CouchOne founded
2011: Membase, Inc. and CouchOne merge, forming Couchbase
Couchbase is headquartered in Mountain View, California, USA. The company has additional offices in New York City and San Francisco, USA , as well as France, India and the UK.