Category: Application Design

Data Relationships with GraphQL and NoSQL in a Golang Application

By now I’m hoping that you’ve had a chance to look at my previous tutorial titled, Using GraphQL with Golang and a NoSQL Database, which is more or less a quick start for using GraphQL with Couchbase. In that tutorial we...

Using GraphQL with Golang and a NoSQL Database

A few weeks ago I had mentioned that I was learning about the increasingly popular GraphQL and how it can be a replacement to the common RESTful API. In my previous example, we saw how to create a GraphQL application...

The Couchbase Data Platform in Action: Couchbase Connect 2017 SV Demo Technical Overview

Last Fall we showed a 30 minute live demo of a full stack application written using a broad range of the Couchbase Data Platform capabilities. This was at the Couchbase Connect Silicon Valley 2017 conference.   In this introductory post,...

Creating a GraphQL Application with Node.js and a NoSQL Database

I’ve been hearing a lot of buzz around GraphQL, internally within Couchbase and externally. Since it sounds like a hot topic, I figured I’d spend some time learning about it to see how it could be valuable when creating web...

Event Sourcing | Event Logging – An essential Microservice Pattern

As I mentioned in my previous post about how to fail with microservices, debugging a distributed system is a challenging task. Many things can wrong, and some of them are out of our control, such as network instability, temporary unavailability,...

The Couchbase Data Platform in Action: The Couchbase Connect 2017 Silicon Valley Technical Demo

A Full Stack Application Built Using the Couchbase Data Platform This past year, at the annual Couchbase Connect conference in Silicon Valley, we were proud to present a technical demonstration showing much of the breadth of the Couchbase Data Platform...

Understanding Index Grouping And Aggregation in Couchbase N1QL Query

Couchbase N1QL is a modern query processing engine designed to provide SQL for JSON on distributed data with a flexible data model. Modern databases are deployed on massive clusters. Using JSON provides a flexible data mode. N1QL supports enhanced SQL...

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How to Condemn Your Microservices Architecture to Fail Before You Even Start

A lot has already been said about microservices over the last few years, but I commonly see new distributed systems being developed with the old mindset of monoliths. The side effect of building something new without the understanding of some...

Using Couchbase Analytics for Complex and Efficient Queries in a Java Application

Note: This post uses the the Couchbase Analytics Data Definition Language as of the version 5.5 preview release.  For updates and information on breaking changes in newer versions, please refer to Changes to the Couchbase Analytics Service. Not too long ago...

Detect Sensitive Information In Your NoSQL Documents Automatically With Couchbase Functions

Storing sensitive information in a database without encryption is not a good thing, but have you ever done in on accident due to bugs in your application code or a misconfiguration in your database? What if there was a way...