Month: October 2020

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Using NoSQL for Geospatial Search Without a Spatial Database

Introduction Couchbase Full Text Search (FTS) is a great tool for indexing and querying geospatial data.  In this article, I’ll present a geospatial search use case and demonstrate the various ways that we can perform a search of location data...

Couchbase’s Cost-Based Optimizer for JSON is patent pending

With NoSQL databases proving their worth over the legacy SQL approach, the next question is inevitably “how do we optimize our processes as much as possible?” Many databases have used static Rule-Based Optimization (RBO) to optimize workloads – but this...

October 29, 2020

Edge Computing for 100% Uptime

By now everyone has heard the term “Edge Computing”, but why is it important? Because it represents a fundamental shift in architecture to power the next generation of business-critical applications. Lets examine the rise of Edge Computing and explore the...

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Blockchain Technology vs. NoSQL Databases

Both NoSQL databases and modern Blockchain ledgers benefit from a set of common principles. When they are both implemented for an application a lot can be accomplished as the platforms can complement each other. What is Blockchain? Blockchain is a...

October 22, 2020

Couchbase Lite Sync Protocol Examination via Wireshark

During the course of development it is often useful to examine what exactly is sent over the network between machines.  This helps to perform tasks like finding the source of an issue or just simply understanding the conversation.  Often times...

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Using Prometheus and Grafana With Couchbase Sync Gateway

In order to improve the accessibility of our stats, the Couchbase Sync Gateway 2.8 release integrates the  Prometheus exporter functionality directly into Sync Gateway, reducing the steps required to setup a monitoring stack. In this post, we will discuss the...

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Cloud to Edge data sync with Couchbase Sync Gateway

The Couchbase Sync Gateway 2.8 release announced support for enterprise-grade cloud-to-edge data sync. The new inter-Sync Gateway replication technology allows enterprise-grade scalable, secure sync between cloud and edge data centers in a distributed cloud environment to cater to the demands...

Couchbase Views and better alternatives part 1 of 2

Introduction This blog is meant for users who are familiar with the basics of Couchbase Server and Views. Novice users should start here to gain basic understanding of Couchbase Server and then continue here to get acquainted with Views. Views...

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Peer-to-Peer Database Sync with Couchbase Lite

Couchbase Lite 2.8 release announced support for out-of-the-box, enterprise-grade peer-to-peer database sync solution. The new capability allows direct sync between Couchbase Lite enabled mobile and/or non-mobile embedded apps without the need for a cloud-based control point. In this post, we...

Couchbase & Splunk: a real-time AI-driven analytics platform

This article builds on top of the session “When Couchbase meets Splunk, the real-time, AI-driven data analytics platform” presented at Couchbase Connect Online 2020 by James Powenski and Andrea Vasco. The Wall of Confusion Ever since I was a University...

N1QL Transactions : Elastic, Scalable, and Distributed

SQL is the only 22nd-century language available for developers today. ABSTRACT In relational database systems, SQL is more than a declarative query language. It includes procedural language (T-SQL, PL/SQL, etc) and defines transactions and its semantics.  SQL as a query...

October 14, 2020
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Architect Offline-first & Couchbase Edge Computing Solutions

Release 1.0 of Couchbase for mobile was announced in 2014, making it the industry’s first NoSQL mobile database for offline first applications. Offline first is an application development paradigm that ensures that the functionality of the apps is unaffected by...