Category: Analytics

Woman riding a horse in a barrel race as a metaphor for navigating SQL data challenges

What is SQL? Navigating Databases for DBAs and Developers

This article briefly introduces the essentials of SQL – its meaning, definition, and application to different database technologies. We introduce many different types of systems that use SQL – from databases to event stream processing. What is SQL?  Define: SQL...

April 7, 2021

Enable AI-driven insights using Couchbase: a practical framework

Chris Galy, Chief People Officer at Couchbase, explained in an article you can find with a quick Google search that our mission is about channeling our passion to solve hard problems so our customers can innovate and change the world....

Simplify Couchbase Analytics: User-Defined Functions (UDFs)

Introduction One of our exciting new features in Couchbase Server 7.0 Beta is support for User-Defined Functions (UDFs) in the Analytics Service. UDFs are reusable and parameterizable N1QL queries that can be used to modularize queries and increase code reuse....

January 4, 2021

Analytics and BI with Couchbase Cloud – Visualizing Datasets

Couchbase Cloud Analytics Service The Couchbase Analytics Service, a cornerstone feature of Couchbase Server 6.6, is now available on Couchbase Cloud. This means you can take advantage of a powerful MPP-based analytics service that provides a parallel data-management capability; allowing...

Collections – Simplify Analysis With Couchbase Analytics

Introduction Couchbase is excited to announce a new product feature of Collections as part of its beta release 7.0 and support for collections has been extended to Analytics Service as well. Collections and scopes are logical containers within a bucket....

December 1, 2020
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Query Admission Control in Couchbase Analytics

Couchbase Analytics is optimized to perform ad-hoc analytical queries, which typically process more data than one can fit in memory. It employs a massively parallel processing (MPP) engine that attempts to fully utilize the available processing power in any given...

Couchbase & Splunk: a real-time AI-driven analytics platform

This article builds on top of the session “When Couchbase meets Splunk, the real-time, AI-driven data analytics platform” presented at Couchbase Connect Online 2020 by James Powenski and Andrea Vasco. The Wall of Confusion Ever since I was a University...

What’s New and Improved in Couchbase Server 6.6

Couchbase Server 6.6 is now generally available with exciting new enhancements that augment our Analytics, Query, Search, and Eventing Services as well as our backup, recovery and tooling capabilities. These enhancements improve developer productivity, simplify cloud deployments, and enable operational...

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Remote Links – Analyze Trends With Couchbase Analytics

Introduction to remote links Couchbase is excited to announce its new Remote Links Analytics Service feature in the latest Couchbase Server 6.6 release. Remote links enable real-time operational analytics to obtain and analyze data from multiple Couchbase data clusters and...

August 12, 2020

External Datasets: Accessing AWS S3 in Couchbase Analytics

Introduction to external datasets Couchbase is very excited to announce its new “External Datasets” Analytics Services feature in the latest Couchbase Server 6.6 release. External datasets empower customers to access externally stored data in real-time from Amazon Web Services (AWS)...

August 12, 2020

Cloud storage backups with Couchbase (AWS S3 object stores)

Couchbase 6.6 introduced the ability to back up the document database directly to AWS S3 cloud computing storage or any other S3-compatible Object Store. Using the cbbackupmgr backup utility you can now specify an S3 bucket as a destination for...

Analytics Query Optimization – Let’s Demystify Listify

Couchbase Analytics is designed to support ad hoc queries by leveraging efficient parallel processing. This is particularly helpful when the results of one query lead you to seek answers from yet another another query. (For analysts, in other words, all...

July 29, 2020