All posts by Will Gardella, Director, Product Management, Couchbase

Will Gardella is Director of Product Management for analytics at Couchbase. Previously, he was a product manager in the big data platform team at HP, a senior director of product management for SAP HANA, and the senior director of SAP Research's global Big Data program focused on big data and machine learning.

Announcing Couchbase Analytics Developer Preview 1

We’re excited to announce the first Developer Preview of Couchbase Analytics, which adds parallel data management to Couchbase Server. This increases the spectrum of queries that Couchbase Server handles without compromising the basic design principles of being agile, fast, and...

Faster Search, Sorting, Mapping by Keys: FTS Enhancements in Couchbase Server 4.6

Today we’re pleased to announce significant improvements in Full-Text Search (FTS) in Couchbase Server 4.6.  This blog describes what’s new for search in 4.6: Performance Improvements Index Type Mapping By Key Custom Sorting Couchbase Server FTS runs seamlessly across your cluster...

Why Spark and NoSQL?

Intro For the last couple weeks, I’ve had Spark on the brain. It’s understandable, really, since I’ve been preparing an O’Reilly webinar “How to Leverage Spark and NoSQL for Data Driven Applications”  with Michael Nitschinger and a different talk, “Spark...

Multi-Node Full Text Search in Couchbase 4.5 Beta

Scale out Full Text Search in Couchbase Server 4.5 Beta Couchbase Server 4.5 includes a new service, full text search (FTS) . In this blog, I'll talk about how FTS scales out across nodes, how to replicate indexes, and how...

Announcing Elasticsearch Plugin 2.1

I'm pleased to announce the general availability of Couchbase Transport Plugin for Elasticsearch version 2.1, usually called the Elasticsearch Plugin for short.  The Elasticsearch Plugin 2.1 provides new functionality, fixes some bugs, and expands compatibility to several additional  Elasticsearch releases, including Elasticsearch...