Creating a GraphQL Application with Node.js and a NoSQL Database

I’ve been hearing a lot of buzz around GraphQL, internally within Couchbase and externally. Since it sounds like a hot topic, I figured I’d spend some time learning about it to see how it could be valuable when creating web...

Azure Cloud

AKS with the Couchbase Kubernetes Operator

AKS (Azure Container Service) is the managed Kubernetes service on Microsoft Azure. It is currently in preview, so there are some things that may change down the road. In this post, I’m going to create an AKS cluster and install...

Event Sourcing | Event Logging – An essential Microservice Pattern

As I mentioned in my previous post about how to fail with microservices, debugging a distributed system is a challenging task. Many things can wrong, and some of them are out of our control, such as network instability, temporary unavailability,...

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Xcode Playground for Exploring Query API in Couchbase Lite 2.0

This post is a step-by-step guide for using an Xcode Playground for exploring the new querying API in Couchbase Mobile 2.0. The Couchbase Lite 2.0 Release introduces a simplified query API based on N1QL, Couchbase’s declarative query language that extends...

Couchbase Server 5.5 Beta – now available!

Announcing Couchbase Server 5.5 Beta This release is an extension of the Couchbase Data Platform but also introduces several new Enterprise Grade features – agility, performance, and manageability – all based on critical feedback from our customers. Included are many...

/ April 16, 2018

The Couchbase Data Platform in Action: The Couchbase Connect 2017 Silicon Valley Technical Demo

A Full Stack Application Built Using the Couchbase Data Platform This past year, at the annual Couchbase Connect conference in Silicon Valley, we were proud to present a technical demonstration showing much of the breadth of the Couchbase Data Platform...

Using the cURL Function with the Couchbase Eventing Service

The Couchbase Eventing service is new as of Couchbase 5.5 and I’d previously written a tutorial about detecting sensitive information and sending notifications. In my previous tutorial I demonstrated to how make requests to a remote service using the cURL...

Announcing the General Availability of Couchbase Mobile 2.0

Today, we are announcing the general availability of Couchbase Mobile 2.0. Couchbase Mobile extends the Couchbase Data Platform to the edge, securely managing and syncing data, from any cloud to all edge devices. Why Couchbase Mobile 2.0? This release makes...

Divide and Conquer: Couchbase GSI Index partitioning.

In Couchbase, data is always partitioned using the consistent hash value of the document key into vbukets which are stored on the data nodes.  Couchbase Global Secondary Index (GSI) abstracts the indexing operations and runs as a distinct service within...

/ April 11, 2018

Building an Observation Deck

A distributed system is one in which the failure of a computer you didn’t even know existed can render your own computer unusable. – Leslie Lamport, 1987 While those prescient words were uttered in 1987, it remains the case in...