SOURCE: Couchbase


October 23, 2012 05:00 ET

Couchbase and PalominoDB Announce Partnership to Support NoSQL Database Implementations

NoSQL Leader and Database Consultancy Team Up, Provide Operational Support for Migration From Relational to Document-Oriented Database Model

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA and SANTA CLARA, CA--(Marketwire - Oct 23, 2012) - Couchbase, the leading NoSQL database company, and PalominoDB, a preeminent database operations and engineering consultancy, today announced a partnership. Working together, the companies will provide enhanced support services for the migration from a relational data model to Couchbase Server, accelerating the success of companies' NoSQL database deployments.

News Highlights

  • Couchbase and Palomino are partnering to provide more operational support to companies implementing NoSQL technology.

  • The partnership is designed to help companies get up and running as quickly as possible when migrating from a relational to a document-oriented database.

  • With expertise in open source database technologies, Palomino's professional services division will provide server implementation and support services, including overall architecture evaluation through migration and 24x7 on-call support for production environments.

Supporting Quotes

  • "We're excited to be partnering with Palomino and working with them to help our customers build high-performing, serious web applications that easily scale. Palomino's commitment to delivering operational excellence -- including ensuring a good technology 'fit' for each customer's requirements -- provides valuable third-party validation for those considering a move to Couchbase Server, and helps them make that transition as smooth as possible." - Bob Wiederhold, CEO of Couchbase

  • "As we work with companies of all sizes exploring options for scaling their database environments, we have been impressed by the performance and reliability of Couchbase Server. We are very pleased to be partnering with Couchbase to bring this solution to our own customers, and to assist companies considering Couchbase with the implementation and support they need." - Laine Campbell, founder and principal, PalominoDB

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About Couchbase Server

Couchbase Server NoSQL database technology is optimized for the data management needs of interactive web applications. Web application developers and operators rely on Couchbase Server for:

  • Easy Scalability: It's easy to scale the data tier with Couchbase Server without any interruption or change to an application. With one click of a button, users can expand a cluster up to hundreds of servers, automatically keeping the workload evenly distributed among them.
  • Consistent High Performance: With consistent sub-millisecond response time, Couchbase Server helps ensure a positive experience for application users. Couchbase Server's high throughput means fewer servers are required to serve growing numbers of application users.
  • Always-on Availability: Couchbase Server's high availability features means applications are always online, 24x365. Whether upgrading the database, system software or hardware -- or recovering from a disaster -- Couchbase Server allows you to do so with zero downtime.
  • Flexible Data Model: As a NoSQL database, Couchbase Server eliminates the need to create and manage schemas, dramatically reducing the complexity and time required when making changes to an application.

About Couchbase

Couchbase is the NoSQL database leader, with production deployments at AOL, Deutsche Post, NTT Docomo, Orbitz,, Turner Broadcasting Systems, Zynga and hundreds of other household names worldwide. Couchbase Server is the simple, fast, elastic NoSQL database that delivers a more scalable, high-performance, and cost-effective approach to data management than relational database technology. It is particularly well suited for web applications deployed on virtualized or cloud infrastructures, and for applications requiring real-time data synchronization between mobile devices and the cloud. Couchbase is a privately held company funded by Accel Partners, Ignition Partners, Mayfield Fund and North Bridge Venture Partners.

About PalominoDB

For startups and established companies of all sizes, PalominoDB provides ongoing operational support and professional expertise in database architecture, performance and scale. With a focus on open-source and other best-in-class software components, and extensive experience in all major and emerging database technologies, Palomino engages with customers to develop custom, cost-effective projects and long-term support contracts in areas from system design to automation to business intelligence and more. Palomino is renowned for an emphasis on transparency, communication and responsiveness, as well as providing operational excellence for leading companies including Zappos, Chegg, Technorati, Slideshare and Zendesk. For more information, please visit

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