The Couchbase PHP SDK communicates to the cluster over Couchbase binary protocols. References present information to connect to a bucket, perform operations, and perform queries. Before installing the PHP SDK, developers need to install the C SDK available at http://docs.couchbase.com/developer/c-2.4/download-install.html
With developers more or less forcing the issue all kinds of new data models are finding their way into the enterprise. One of the more popular ones are a form of NoSQL database technology based on a Key/Value store architecture. As a leading proponent of such an architecture Couchbase has already seen a 400 percent growth in sales this year, which accounts for why it was able to announce today that it has picked up another $25 million in financing.