How to transition from Equivalent Indexes to Index Replicas?

In the previous post, we saw the benefits of using index replicas over equivalent indexes.  Let’s say you are on Couchbase 4.x and have the following 3 equivalent indexes spread across 3 nodes; and with Couchbase 5.0 Beta available, you...

Is digital innovation facing a data dilemma? Part Two: what’s behind the data crisis?

In a previous post, I wrote about the first lesson of Couchbase’s Data Dilemma research – that, despite businesses having clear ambitions to radically improve new customer experiences and engagement, those ambitions aren’t being met. Today we’re going to look...

/ August 16, 2017
Azure Cloud

Azure: Getting Started is Easy and Free

Azure is where Microsoft is spending a lot of its efforts lately. Microsoft is dedicated to making Azure a success. As someone who started working with Azure a little in the early days, I can say that it’s come a...

Bringing Your User Profile Store to Mobile with NativeScript and Angular

Continuing down the path of user profile stores, we had previously seen how to create one with Node.js and Couchbase NoSQL as well as a web client front-end for it using Angular. What if we wanted to take this into...

Diving into Couchbase Index Replicas

With Couchbase Server 4.x, customers used to create Equivalent Indexes to satisfy the twin requirements of keeping the indexes highly available and to load balance the N1QL queries. What this meant was that the exact same index definition was used...

Securely Storing Password Data in Couchbase with Golang and BCrypt

When writing web applications that store passwords for your users, it is never a good idea to store them as plain text in your database, whether that be NoSQL or RDBMS. Last year I wrote about using BCrypt with Node.js...

Replication Layered Protocol

Introducing the New Data Replication Protocol in Couchbase Mobile 2.0

In a distributed system, updates to a shared database from multiple clients will have to be synchronized. The goal of the replication process is to ensure that all the mobile clients and the server(s) have a consistent view of the...

Azure Cloud

Azure Functions with Couchbase Server

Azure Functions are Microsoft’s answer to Amazon’s Lambdas or Google’s Cloud Functions (aka “serverless” architecture). They give you a way to deploy small pieces of code, and let Azure handle the underlying server. I’ve never used them before, so I...

Creating a Front-End for Your User Profile Store with Angular and TypeScript

I recently wrote a tutorial titled, Creating a User Profile Store with Node.js and a NoSQL Database, as it is a very popular subject and use-case when it comes to NoSQL databases. In that tutorial we created an API using Node.js...

Is digital innovation facing a data dilemma? Part One: the engagement challenge

Technology is transforming every industry: from retail and media to healthcare and transportation. This transformation is built on the idea of engaging with customers through new, improved customer experiences. But just because transformation is happening, doesn’t mean that every business...

/ August 1, 2017