Create a Free Account and Deploy Your Database

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    Create a Couchbase Capella account to start using Capella to manage your data.

    To get started, you can create a Couchbase Capella free trial account and use it to deploy your database.

    Create a Free Account

    To create a free trial account:

    1. In your web browser, go to the Couchbase Capella Sign-up page.

    2. In the Full Name field, enter your full name.

    3. In the Email Address field, enter the email address you want to use to log into your Capella account.

    4. In the Password field, enter a password for your Capella account.

    Your password must contain:

    • At least eight characters

    • Uppercase characters (A-Z)

    • Lowercase characters (a-z)

    • Numbers (0-9)

    • Special characters, such as @, #, or $

    1. Click Get Started. Couchbase sends an email to the email address you provided with a confirmation code for your account.

    2. Enter the confirmation code into the provided field.

    3. Review and agree to the Terms of Service and the Privacy Policy.

    4. (Optional) Click I agree to be updated on offers, products, and services from Couchbase to subscribe to email updates from Couchbase.

    5. Click Create Account.

    After you create a free account, you can upgrade your account with an Activation ID from Couchbase Sales. To access all features of Couchbase Capella, add an activation ID to your account.

    Deploy Your Database

    After you create your account, you can customize your Capella experience and deploy your database.

    1. In the Preferences section:

      • Select one or more options for how you expect to use Capella and for your experience level with Couchbase. Click Next.

      • If you do not want to set any preferences, click Skip.

    2. In the Languages section:

      • To set a preferred programming language, select one or more of the available programming languages you want to use with Capella. Click Next.

      • If you do not want to set a preferred programming language, click Skip.

    3. In the Database Name field, enter a new name for your database or accept the default name.

    4. Select one of the available cloud providers:

    5. Select an available geographic region for your database.

    6. (Optional) In the CIDR Block field, enter a range of IP addresses in CIDR notation for your database.

    7. Click Deploy Now to deploy your database with Capella.

    Deploy Your App Services Trial

    You can use Capella App Services to:

    • Sync your data between Capella buckets and mobile or edge devices running Couchbase Lite

    • Authenticate and manage mobile and edge users

    To deploy an App Services trial for mobile development:

    1. In the App Services tab, click Create App Service.

    2. In the Create App Service dialog, select an existing project.

    3. Click Continue.

    4. In the Create App Service page, do the following:

      1. In the App Service Name field, enter a name for your App Service.

      2. Select a database from the Linked Database list.

      3. (Optional) Select a number of nodes from the App Service Nodes list and a compute resource from the Compute list.

    5. Click Create App Service.

    For more information about how to configure App Services, see Configure Your App Services Trial (Mobile sync).

    Next Steps

    After you deploy your database, you can:

    If you want to connect to your database:

    1. Generate your database credentials to connect and control access to you database.

    2. Add your current IP address as an allowed IP for you database.

    3. Generate a code snippet to connect your database to your application.

    4. Choose and install a Couchbase SDK.

    5. (Optional) Download the security certificate for your database and add it to your application’s server machine or IDE:

      1. In the Databases tab, select a database.

      2. Go to Settings  Security Certificate.

      3. Click Download.