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Couchbase Launches Version 2.8 of Couchbase Lite and Couchbase Sync Gateway

By CIOReview | Monday, October 19, 2020

Couchbase has announced version 2.8 of Couchbase Lite and Couchbase Sync Gateway to be utilized for mobile and:  edge computing applications.

FREMONT, CA: Couchbase, a developer of enterprise-class, multicloud to edge NoSQL database, has announced version 2.8 of Couchbase Lite and Couchbase Sync Gateway to be utilized for mobile and edge computing applications. The solution's launching will provide companies with the power to take full advantage of a distributed cloud architecture and create always-fast, always-on applications that will increase business uptime even in a disconnected computing environment.

The importance of Edge computing is continuously growing. According to IDC, by 2023, edge networks will signify more than 60 percent of all deployed cloud infrastructures because enterprises will realize the availability and responsiveness benefits it offers. With the help of version 2.8, Couchbase can provide the enterprises with the latest advancements in mobile and edge computing through the latest peer-to-peer sync and Sync Gateway replication technologies. 

According to Carl Olofson, Research Vice President, IDC, "Maintaining current data on occasionally connected devices has been a key aim of database software firms for a long time, but the current trends, involving the processing of high volume and fast-changing edge data, adds a new dimension of challenge to this old problem. It is critical that enterprises act on such data where it will do the most good. With these new capabilities designed to enable users to do just that, Couchbase continues to innovate on its mobile database technology, ensuring that its customers are well-positioned to take advantage of this trend."

Always-fast, Always-on applications with Couchbase Lite peer-to-peer sync

The Business-critical, offline-first applications that operate in disconnected computing environments for a prolonged period, like emergency response applications, rugged field service devices, or airline handheld meal ordering systems, have to stay up and running to make sure there is service continuity, customer satisfaction, and personal safety. Such applications can only guarantee uptime with the help of direct collaboration among the edge devices. Only Couchbase Lite 2.8s peer-to-peer sync solution provides secure storage and bidirectional synchronization of data between the edge devices without requiring a unified cloud-based control point that can keep data flowing and applications running 100 percent of the time.