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Brian Kane is a Solutions Engineer at Couchbase and has been working in application development and with database technologies since 1996. He is based in the Houston, Texas area.

Using NoSQL for Geospatial Search Without a Spatial Database

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...

FTS and N1QL: Better Performance Querying Multiple Arrays

FTS and N1QL: Better Performance Querying Multiple Arrays

Introduction Couchbase Full Text Search (FTS) is a great fit for indexing multiple arrays and executing queries with multiple filter predicates in arrays.  In this article, I’ll demonstrate the advantages of using FTS over GSI (Global Secondary Index) for array...

Full Text Search Indexing Best Practices by Use Case

Full Text Search Indexing Best Practices by Use Case

Introduction Full text search (FTS) indexing can be challenging for those who are not familiar with search in general.  In this post, we’ll take some common search use cases and work through the creation of appropriate indexes following best practices...