Nic Raboy | Couchbase Blog

All posts by Nic Raboy, Developer Advocate, Couchbase

Nic Raboy is an advocate of modern web and mobile development technologies. He has experience in Java, JavaScript, Golang and a variety of frameworks such as Angular, NativeScript, and Apache Cordova. Nic writes about his development experiences related to making web and mobile development easier to understand.

Adding and Removing Nodes to a Containerized Couchbase NoSQL Cluster – Video Tutorial

It is often difficult to understand the true value you get with Couchbase when it comes to being able to quickly and easily scale up or down your NoSQL database cluster. This is possible through a few clicks without ever...

Full Text Search: The Key to Better Natural Language Queries for NoSQL in Node.js

Querying a database with SQL or a similar technology is great until you find yourself needing to query natural language. Do you degrade the performance of your queries with wildcards? How about searching across multiple columns or properties? What happens...

Use AWS Lambda and API Gateway with Node.js and Couchbase NoSQL

There has been a lot of buzz around functions as a service (FaaS), commonly referred to as serverless. A popular provider for these functions is Amazon with its AWS Lambda service. One could create a function in any of the...

FTS with Facets in Couchbase NoSQL with Node.js – Video Tutorial

Earlier this month I had written about using facets with Full Text Search (FTS), a subject that is often considered scary. In this previous tutorial we had configured an FTS index and a sample application with the premise of being...

Use XDCR to Replicate NoSQL Data Between Couchbase Docker Containers – Video Tutorial

A few weeks ago I had written an article outlining the steps for using cross datacenter replication (XDCR) in Couchbase. This article described everything from cluster setup to replicating NoSQL documents that exist in one cluster to another cluster. In...

Replicate NoSQL Data Between Datacenters with Couchbase XDCR

When it comes to databases, data safety and performance are incredibly important. As a business you want to make sure you have disaster recovery in place and you want to make sure your database is not a bottleneck on the...

Going Full Stack with Node.js, Vue.js, and Couchbase NoSQL

If you’ve been keeping up, I’m a huge advocate for Node.js development and the JavaScript development stack. Previously I had written about the Couchbase, Express, AngularJS, and Node.js (CEAN) stack and modernized the backend API with Hapi.js, a popular alternative...

Scaling a Couchbase Cluster for Increasing and Decreasing Demand

When it comes to scaling a database, it is often a task that people want to avoid. For relational databases, which are often vertically sized databases, the administrators would have to take the database offline and add new hardware to...

Using Facets in a Couchbase NoSQL Full Text Search Query

Being able to execute Full Text Search queries in Couchbase without the need for additional tooling such as Elastic is huge for NoSQL. About a year ago, I had written about using Full Text Search (FTS) in Couchbase Server with...

Develop Web Applications with Hapi.js and Couchbase NoSQL

About a month ago I had written about developing RESTful APIs for web applications using Node.js and the Hapi.js framework. In this previous article, I demonstrated the use of these technologies with NoSQL in the flavor of Couchbase Server. In...