All posts by Priya Rajagopal, Developer Advocate, Couchbase

Priya Rajagopal is a Mobile Developer Advocate for Couchbase, living in Ann Arbor, MI. She has been professionally developing software for over 18 years and was most recently the Director of Mobile Development at a startup. Although her current interests lie in mobile development, she has previously worked on a range of technologies including IPTV, Social TV, targeted advertising, network management , RESTful architectures and platform security. As a TISPAN IPTV standards delegate, she was a key contributor to the IPTV architectural specifications. She has spent a decade in software R&D and is a co-inventor on almost 2 dozen US patents.

RecyclerViews

Using RecyclerView with Couchbase Lite as Data Source in Android

The RecyclerView widget is a popular option on the Android platform for efficiently displaying dynamic data collections. The data items feeding the RecyclerView may change as a result of user’s actions or with data fetched from the network. As the...

Replication Layered Protocol

Introducing the New Data Replication Protocol in Couchbase Mobile 2.0

In a distributed system, updates to a shared database from multiple clients will have to be synchronized. The goal of the replication process is to ensure that all the mobile clients and the server(s) have a consistent view of the...

Couchbase Shared Database Access

Access to Shared Couchbase Database Bucket From Mobile and Web Clients

With the release of Sync Gateway 1.5 and Couchbase Server 5.0, mobile and web clients can seamlessly access documents in the same Couchbase Server bucket. This implies that a document created by a web app via the Couchbase SDK will...

self signed cert

Certificate Pinning in your Couchbase Mobile iOS App

Communication between Couchbase Lite and Sync Gateway is encryped and secured using SSL/TLS. The SSL/TLS protocol relies on a Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) mechanism using a X.509 certificate to establish the Sync Gateway server’s identity. The certificate is typically issued/signed...

Pruning Explained

Managing Database Sizes in Couchbase Mobile and Conflict Resolution

Couchbase Mobile uses a Multi Version Concurrency Control (MVCC) technique for handling conflicts. One of the challenges in a MVCC based system is that over time, a document can grow to have multiple revisions. One can conclude that if all...

Conflict Resolution

Demystifying Conflict Resolution in Couchbase Mobile

Conflicts can occur in replication environments where a document can be updated concurrently by one or more writers. This is especially common in mobile environments wherein unreliable network connections may result in concurrent changes from multiple devices not being synchronized in...

App Extension Architecture

Data Sharing with Couchbase Lite between iOS Apps and App Extensions

This post discusses how to use Couchbase Lite as an embedded database to share data between your iOS App and iOS App Extension.  App Extensions implement a specific task or functionality that can be exposed to other apps on the device...

Couchbase Data Synchronization

Data Synchronization Across iOS Devices Using Couchbase Mobile

This post looks at how you get started with data replication/synchronization across iOS devices using Couchbase Mobile. The Couchbase Mobile Stack comprises of Couchbase Server, Sync Gateway and Couchbase Lite embedded NoSQL Database. In an earlier post, we discussed how...

Querying Sync Gateway Public Interface

Querying Couchbase Sync Gateway using Postman

This post discusses a convenient way to query, explore and test the REST API exposed by the Couchbase Mobile Sync Gateway using the Postman Chrome Developer tool. Sync Gateway exposes a REST, Batch & Stream interface that allows clients interact with...

Getting Started with Couchbase Lite in your iOS App : Part1

This post looks at  how you can get started with Couchbase Lite in your iOS App. Couchbase Lite is an embedded JSON database that can work standalone, in a P2P network, or with a Sync Gateway as a remote endpoint. While we will...