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Binh Le is a Principal Product Manager for Couchbase Query service. Prior to Couchbase, he worked at Oracle and led the product management team for Sales Clould Analytics and CRM OnDemand. Binh holds a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science from the University of Brighton, UK.

Indexing Service Optimizations with Couchbase Collections

Couchbase Collections introduces the separation of the bucket data into logical scopes and collections, on top of the Couchbase JSON database. The separation allows the data to be separated out to different schema and tables, a concept that most RDBMS...

December 9, 2020

Cost Based Optimization with Couchbase JSON database

Couchbase Query Cost Based Optimization (CBO) was released as a Developer Preview in Couchbase 6.5, and it is now ready for GA with Couchbase v7.0. While CBO is a ubiquitous feature with traditional RDBMS, and that users have come to...

November 30, 2020

Simplifying Query & Index with Collections

Couchbase Collections available with the upcoming version 7 brings Couchbase JSON database closer to that of other RDBMS. Collections will make it easier for customers who are looking to migrate their current RDBMS data model to Couchbase document model. This...

November 25, 2020

Couchbase Transactions with N1QL

Couchbase introduced ACID transactions in its v6.5 release with the Couchbase SDKs, and this has now been extended to Couchbase N1QL Query in the upcoming release 7. A quick recap –  Couchbase provides support for multi-document ACID transactions for its...

November 17, 2020

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

N1QL Turns Five

As any parent of a five year old can attest, time flies when you’re having fun. Where did all the time go? That’s kind of how we feel with N1QL, the SQL for JSON query language. Today, thousands of developers,...

October 6, 2020
Flex Index is Amazing

Announcing Flex Index With Couchbase

Flex Index Explained What is a Flex Index? One of the key tasks of a database engine is how to efficiently manage the search and retrieval of the data therein. The efficiency and balance between resource consumption and performance are...

August 12, 2020

Implement FHIR REST server with Couchbase

This is a follow up to my previous post that covered the topic of FHIR Data Model with Couchbase N1QL. In this blog, I will discuss the topic of how to implement the FHIR Search REST API Server over the...

June 8, 2020
Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR) data model and API discussion

FHIR Data Model with Couchbase N1QL

Couchbase is a JSON database that has now become an alternative to the traditional RDBMS. It has achieved this, not only by providing the industry-leading Key-Value store and the same query and ACID translation capabilities that organizations have come to...

April 25, 2020

Manage Time-To-Live (TTL) Documents with Couchbase N1QL

There is one feature that I wish had existed with RDBMS, and that is the built-in support for setting a Time-To-Live value for the data records. In NoSQL databases, the support of TTL is very common. NoSQL databases were designed...

April 14, 2020
A spreadsheet comparing values of database query capabilities

SQL to NoSQL – 7 Metrics to Compare Query Language

Organizations who want to take advantage of the many benefits of NoSQL document databases, often find that they have two challenges: How to convert their RDBMS schemas to leverage the schema-less document model. Learn a new API/Query  to access the...

March 6, 2020

Couchbase 6.5 – RMS for Indexing Service

Couchbase 6.5 release includes an extensive list of Enterprise Grade Database Query capability that allows customers to expand the adoption of NoSQL database into traditional database applications. The release has added transactional capability, Analytical Window functions, user defined JS functions,...

January 20, 2020