Cihan Biyikoglu | Couchbase Blog

All posts by Cihan Biyikoglu, Director of Product Management, Couchbase

Cihan Biyikoglu is a director of product management at Couchbase, responsible for the Couchbase Server product. Cihan is a big data enthusiast who brings over twenty years of experience to Redis Labs’ product team. Cihan started his career as a C/C++ developer.

How to: Create a copy of your bucket with a single statement with Couchbase Server

Batch data manipulation can be super handy for all sorts of operations. Good news is, DML (data manipulation language) in N1QL provides full support for, not just singleton operations, but for powerful bulk/batch data transformation. Here are a few powerful...

Detecting Expirations Before They Happen with Couchbase Server & N1QL

There are many use cases where auto expiry of documents work perfectly. Maintaining session state, shopping carts, price quotes for travel and more. In all these cases, applications using Couchbase Server, set the expiry time to seconds, minutes or hours...

Picking the right caching tier for your database!

Why Do You Need a Caching Tier? For many years databases have been in need of a caching tier and for good reason. Caching tiers are used to lower the latencies under high throughput to cache both reads and writes depending...

Visual Studio Code, the Integrated SQL Editor and N1QL Query Execution

Couchbase Server 4.5 and GO_CBQ With Couchbase Server 4.5, we are providing a new enhanced commandline query execution tool called “go_cbq”. The new binary comes with capabilities for scripting support, connection management and more. I have been using go_cbq for...

PowerBI & Couchbase Server 4 – Reporting over JSON Data with native connectivity through N1QL REST API

PowerBI and Native JSON Processing PowerBI is one of the great new reporting environments you can use to visualize data. One great advantage of PowerBI is its native JSON support and built-in programmable transformation engine. Power-BI can simply directly talk...

Excel and Couchbase Server v4 with N1QL – No ODBC Required!

Microsoft Office 2016 with Excel and Native JSON Processing Microsoft Office and Excel is the de-facto reporting environment for many of us. One great advantage of Excel is its native JSON support and built-in programmable transformation engine. Excel can simply...

JSON+SQL: How SQL Extensions are Helping SQL Adapt to Flexibility of JSON

Dzone.com is one of my favorite destinations and I started contributing some articles there on how I think the industry should move on JSON and SQL. Here is a teaser: —- How SQL Extensions are Helping SQL Adapt to Flexibility...

N1QL vs TSQL – Aggregations with Couchbase Server vs SQL Server

SQL has been around for a loooooong time. It is very intuitive and efficient way to process structured data and has been the choice for databases for many years. With the world of BIG DATA however, data has velocity, variety...

Data Modelling in Document Databases for the Relational DBMS-minded

Data modeling for relational databases uses entity relationship diagrams, normalization and more…. Techniques which have evolved to perfection over the years. However data naturally does not exist in this full normalized form in real world applications. Document databases like Couchbase...

Showcasing Couchbase Server at DEVIntersection Conference in Vegas

Tomorrow, we will be showcasing Couchbase Server at the DEVIntersections 2015 Conference. We have a few of the .Net and Couchbase Server gurus at the Booth. I’ll be talking about and demoing Couchbase Server 4.0 and N1QL. I’ll cover how...