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Couchbase and Mobile: A love story

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The Mobile Landscape Since the release of the first mobile apps, the technology landscape evolved drastically. It seems like only yesterday when the Apple App Store debuted with, what certainly feels like now, a measly 500 apps. A little over a decade later and what do we have to show for it? According to Statista, there are over two million apps within the two largest mobile platforms (Android and iOS).

Along with an increase of available apps, mobile device usage, as a whole, has also experienced rapid growth. According to GSMA, two-thirds of the world's population are now connected by mobile devices. It's projected, by 2020, that almost 75% of the population will be connected by mobile devices.


Ok, I know what you're thinking; "Yea, those are fascinating numbers, but where's the beef?"


An increase in mobile activity also means increased data storage and traffic. In fact, according to Statista,  the amount of mobile data traffic is expected to triple by 202…