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.

Migrating Your MongoDB with Mongoose RESTful API to Couchbase with Ottoman

When talking to Node.js developers, it is common to hear about NoSQL as the database of choice for development. JavaScript and JSON come hand in hand because after all JSON stands for JavaScript Object Notation. This is a format most...

Couchbase Server and macOS Sierra

Couchbase Server 4.6 and macOS Sierra

I am pleased to announce that the latest version of Couchbase Server (4.6) is now compatible with macOS Sierra! From the Couchbase downloads page, choose either Couchbase Server 4.6 Enterprise Edition or Couchbase Server 4.6 Community Edition depending on your...

Document Oriented NoSQL

Couchbase and the Document-Oriented NoSQL Database

As a developer advocate at Couchbase, I often travel around and meet people who either have no idea what NoSQL is, or more importantly what Couchbase is. For the people who are already familiar with NoSQL, Couchbase often gets compared...

NDP Episode #14: NoSQL on Mobile with Couchbase Mobile

In this latest episode of the NoSQL Database Podcast, we focus on mobile data.  NoSQL on Mobile with Couchbase Mobile is about explaining the value of using NoSQL in mobile applications, and why Couchbase Mobile is a solid solution for the...

Backup Your Couchbase Cluster to a Minio Object Storage Cloud

When operating a Couchbase Server cluster, or any other kind of service, it is critical to keep backups, whether it be daily, weekly, monthly or something else. However, after you've taken that backup, where does it end up? Saving your...

Using N1QL Subquery Expressions to Query Over Nested Couchbase Documents

Back in Couchbase 4.0, N1QL was introduced as a way to give developers more flexibility when querying their NoSQL data stored within Couchbase Server. You could run SQL queries against JSON data and everything would be amazing. However, with N1QL...

Doing a Proper Uninstallation of Couchbase Server on Mac

So you're probably wondering why you would ever want to uninstall Couchbase. After all, it is the best NoSQL database around, right? Actually, I had recently received and inquiry that there were problems during the installation of Couchbase Server on...

Video Tutorial for Creating a URL Shortener with Node.js and N1QL

Not too long ago I wrote a lengthy tutorial on how to use Node.js and Couchbase to create a URL shortener.  This tutorial used N1QL for querying the data.  To compliment that writeup I've gone ahead and created a video...

Syncing Couchbase Documents Between Mobile Platforms and Devices with NativeScript and Angular

Over the past few days we've been exploring how to create a simple Android and iOS application using NativeScript, Angular and Couchbase. First we saw how to use Couchbase for basic key-value operations and then we saw how to query...

Using PouchDB and Couchbase NoSQL in Your Node.js Web Application

One of my preferred technologies for developing web applications is Node.js. I do a lot of JavaScript development, so it is another piece to fit in my development puzzle. Not too long ago I wrote a guide for using Couchbase...