Month: July 2017

Couchbase Meetup Project on the OCEAN Stack Available

I was recently at two different Meetup groups in Southern California presenting on what I’m calling, the OCEAN stack, which is composed of Ottoman.js, Couchbase Server, Express Framework, Angular, and Node.js. We had a great turnout of developers hungry to...

Fast In-Memory NoSQL Database

Introduction In the current internet era, consumers look at a zillion websites and apps before booking a trip; compare prices, reviews, and products before buying anything online; shop for deals and discounts before making an online transaction; and do a...

/ July 19, 2017

Querying Date Ranges within Embedded JSON Document Arrays. A Simple Example Using N1QL, Nodejs and Docker

Querying and indexing document arrays is one of the most powerful features of Couchbase.  Finding array entries within a specific date range is a common requirement.  Consider the following use case. User Story: “I want to index an embedded account...

/ July 18, 2017
SQL Server and Couchbase Server compare and contrast

SQL Server and Couchbase side-by-side (video)

SQL Server is compared (and contrasted) with Couchbase Server in this video. If you are averse to video, you can check out the corresponding blog post series I wrote a few months ago that covers the same material: Part 1...

Couchbase Shared Database Access

Access to Shared Couchbase Database Bucket From Mobile and Web Clients

With the release of Sync Gateway 1.5 and Couchbase Server 5.0, mobile and web clients can seamlessly access documents in the same Couchbase Server bucket. This implies that a document created by a web app via the Couchbase SDK will...

XML

XML to JSON conversion with Json.NET

XML data can be converted to JSON, which can be loaded into Couchbase Server (Couchbase Server 5.0 beta now available). Depending on the source of the data, you might be able to use a tool like Talend. But you may...

N1QL

Bringing SQL to NoSQL – Rich, Declarative Querying for JSON

Couchbase Server is a document-oriented NoSQL database. Most NoSQL systems force you to sacrifice the rich querying capabilities of SQL in trade for the other benefits they offer. At Couchbase, we’ve developed the N1QL query language to solve this problem....

Introducing Plasma – Highly Performant and Efficient Storage Engine for Couchbase Indexes

ForestDB was introduced as an efficient storage engine for Global Secondary Indexes in Couchbase 4.0. The constant innovation, willingness to experiment and the challenge to beat our own metrics drives us at Couchbase and it is with this resolve and...

Couchbase Meetup Project on NativeScript, Angular, and NoSQL Development Available

I recently hosted a Couchbase Meetup in Mountain View, California, on the topic of NativeScript, Angular and NoSQL development. With special guest, TJ VanToll from Progress, we discussed mobile application development and how Couchbase can be included for NoSQL storage...