MC Brown

VP of TechPubs and Education, Couchbase

MC Brown is VP of TechPubs and Education for Couchbase, and has been building database driven applications and writing about them for over 20 years. Before Couchbase MC had worked for Oracle, Sun and MySQL, and worked as a subject matter expert for Microsoft. MC has written over 20 books and hundreds of articles for a wide variety of companies, websites and magazines, and specialises in large scale and distributed computing architectures.


NoSQL document databases require a different approach and direction when building your applications. The complexities of SQL and the rigid schema are replaced with flexible document design and a simpler direct data model. Building an application with NoSQL, and particularly migrating your existing SQL based application, require some changes, and not just to your application code. You need to... [read more]