Understanding some internals of Couchbase

Let's understand some of the internal concepts of the Couchbase cluster. It will help you to determine the ideal value for various parameters for fine-tuning Couchbase, when we look at tuning in Chapter 10, Administration, Tuning, and Monitoring.


Before we conclude the chapter, let's understand some concepts about internal workings of Couchbase. We will discuss how performance is provided in Couchbase, the replication process, protocol usage, and so on.

As discussed earlier, Couchbase ensures that the most frequently accessed data is stored in the RAM, which is an inbuilt caching layer, and boosts performance, but eventually flushes data to disks for persistence. However, if all the data needs to ...

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