Category: Application Design

How we implemented Distributed Multi-document ACID Transactions in Couchbase

How we implemented Distributed Multi-document ACID Transactions in Couchbase

ACID Transactions are a must when you have strict data consistency requirements in your application. The costs of running transactions on distributed systems can rapidly create bottlenecks at scale. In this article, we will give you an overview of some...

Data Structures & Full-Text Search Indexing in Couchbase

Data Structures & Full-Text Search Indexing in Couchbase

This is Part 3 of a series examining Data Structures in NoSQL databases. In this post, we use Full-Text Search natural language queries against data structures in Couchbase. Part 1: Data Structures for NoSQL Applications we used simplified JSON data...

March 16, 2021
Building Customer-Obsessed Database Applications

Building Customer-Obsessed Database Applications

Customer obsession is a powerful concept for any company. Whether your customers are internal or external users of your platform – every experience should be timely and meaningful. Customer 360 NoSQL database development is a powerful approach to delivering these...

December 1, 2020
N1QL Turns Five

N1QL Turns Five

As any parent of a five year old can attest, time flies when you’re having fun. Where did all the time go? That’s kind of how we feel with N1QL, the SQL for JSON query language. Today, thousands of developers,...

October 6, 2020
Announcing General Availability Of Couchbase Ruby SDK 3.0 !

Announcing General Availability Of Couchbase Ruby SDK 3.0 !

” We are delighted to announce the General Availability of Couchbase Ruby SDK 3.0 !  “   Useful Links Read Couchbase Ruby SDK 3.0 documentation Read Couchbase Server 6.5.0 documentation Share your thoughts on the Couchbase Forums See all the...

September 8, 2020
Announcing Flex Index With Couchbase

Announcing Flex Index With Couchbase

Flex Index Explained What is a Flex Index? One of the key tasks of a database engine is how to efficiently manage the search and retrieval of the data therein. The efficiency and balance between resource consumption and performance are...

August 12, 2020
Cloud Storage Backups with Couchbase (AWS S3 Object Stores)

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...

Arrays in JSON: Modeling, Querying and Indexing Performance

Arrays in JSON: Modeling, Querying and Indexing Performance

Array is THE difference between the relational model and the JSON model.   — Gerald Sangudi Abstract JSON array gives you flexibility in the type of elements,  number of elements, size of the elements, and the depth of the elements.  This...

August 4, 2020
Refactoring Spring Microservices Apps to work with Couchbase

Refactoring Spring Microservices Apps to work with Couchbase

I’m a big fan of online learning platforms, such as Udemy. For the price of a bottle of wine, you could learn pretty much anything, from psychology and Thai cooking to programming languages, operating systems and IT certifications.  Recently, I...

Using Elasticsearch Connector with Ingest Node Pipeline

Using Elasticsearch Connector with Ingest Node Pipeline

Recently, as I was exploring our documentation to acquaint myself with the capabilities of Elasticsearch Connector 4.2, I came across a configuration called Pipeline. I was curious to explore and understand what it means and what purpose does this solve....

July 22, 2020
FIRST CLASS SQL for FULL-TEXT SEARCH

FIRST CLASS SQL for FULL-TEXT SEARCH

Over time, the database industry has realized full-text search and SQL are two sides of the same coin.  Text search needs further query processing, query processing needs text search to efficiently filter for text patterns.   The SQL databases have added...

July 7, 2020
Example Architectures for Data Intensive Applications.

Example Architectures for Data Intensive Applications.

…a drawing should have no unnecessary lines and a machine no unnecessary parts.  —William Strunk Jr., Elements of Style In the book Designing Data-Intensive Applications: The Big Ideas Behind Reliable, Scalable, and Maintainable Systems, Martin Kleppmann has written about traits...

June 14, 2020