by Angela Guess
He goes on, "All of these features will step up competition with NoSQL competitor 10Gen and its MongoDB database, the leading document-oriented database and arguably the most widely used NoSQL database overall. The popularity of MongoDB is due in large part to the many indexing, querying and other developer-friendly features 10Gen has built into the database. Couchbase is hoping scalability and performance will help win converts. 'Now people are going to have a choice that offers easier scalability, higher performance and better reliability at scale, but that also is a document database that provides indexing and querying,' Couchbase CEO Bob Wiederhold told InformationWeek."
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