Month: March 2021

Introduction to Ottoman

Introduction to Ottoman With Couchbase

Ottoman is an Object Data Modeler (ODM) for Couchbase’s Node.js SDK providing JSON schema and validation for NoSQL. Why Use an ODM for Couchbase With Ottoman, you declare schema in your code. Although Couchbase has no schema enforcement for your...

/ March 30, 2021
Distributed Database networking across the world

Distributed Databases: An Overview

Distributed Databases apply the principles of distributed computing to storing data. The simplest example is a database which stores data on two (or more) servers connected by a network. This “cluster” can be accessed and managed as if it was...

/ March 29, 2021
Couchbase adopts BSL license

Couchbase Adopts BSL License

Couchbase adopts Business Source License (BSL 1.1) with release of source code to Couchbase Server 7. Couchbase changes source code license to BSL 1.1 Today we are announcing that Couchbase is changing our source code license from Apache 2.0 to...

/ March 26, 2021

How we implemented Distributed Multi-document ACID Transactions in Couchbase

ACID Transactions are a must when you have strict data consistency requirements in your application. The costs of running transactions on distributed systems can rapidly create bottlenecks at scale. In this article, we will give you an overview of some...

Data Structures & Full-Text Search Indexing in Couchbase

This is Part 3 of a series examining Data Structures in NoSQL databases. In this post, we use Full-Text Search natural language queries against data structures in Couchbase. Part 1: Data Structures for NoSQL Applications we used simplified JSON data...

/ March 16, 2021
upgrading CE

Upgrading Couchbase Community Edition

Why Enterprise Edition Couchbase Server is generally available in three flavors: Community Edition (CE), Enterprise Edition (EE) and Couchbase Cloud (DBaaS).  Many customers start with Community Edition. They download CE and use it completely free to run development, test and...

Geospatial Blueprint view of the lands of the Leland Stanford Jr. University, City of Palo Alto and Estate of Timothy Hopkins.

Geospatial Basics, Spatial Databases & NoSQL Examples

This brief intro to several geospatial data concepts covers spatial databases, spatial indexing, and using GeoJSON data in NoSQL. What is Spatial Data? Spatial data are data types (files, databases, web services) that encode geographic information for use in location-aware...

/ March 11, 2021

What is R Programming Language? NoSQL & Maps Guide

Many statistical data analysts and data scientists use the R programming language to crunch their numbers outside of a database. Likewise, database analysts try to do everything in the same database whenever possible to maintain a single source. Couchbase provides...

/ March 9, 2021
Baton hand-off, symbolizing the hand off from SQL to NoSQL

SQL to NoSQL: Automated Migration

SQL to NoSQL seems like a contradiction, but thanks to advances and innovations in Couchbase Server’s NoSQL database, it’s becoming easier. In this post, I’ll introduce you to a tool called SqlServerToCouchbase, an open-source attempt at an automated tool to...

/ March 2, 2021