Category: Application Design

Implement FHIR REST server with Couchbase

This is a follow up to my previous post that covered the topic of FHIR Data Model with Couchbase N1QL. In this blog, I will discuss the topic of how to implement the FHIR Search REST API Server over the...

June 8, 2020
Couchbase Eventing: Small Scripts That Solve Big Problems

Couchbase Eventing: Small Scripts That Solve Big Problems

Eventing Simple Yet Powerful: Eventing allows small scripts to overcome hard to solve problems. If you are familiar with both Couchbase and Eventing please feel free to skip the brief overview and skip ahead to the examples. Overview: First off, let’s...

Implementing a Scheduler Via Couchbase Eventing (Part 1)

Implementing a Scheduler Via Couchbase Eventing (Part 1)

This is the first of a multi-part series to leverage the Couchbase Eventing Service to run multiple scheduled tasks at specific recurring intervals in a cron like fashion completely inside the database without requiring additional infrastructure via a single general-purpose...

The Series on Time Series (in Couchbase): Episode 1

The Series on Time Series (in Couchbase): Episode 1

What Is This About So, you have a time series use case?  So do I, and this blog article is the proof of it. When I learn about a new subject, I like using the method of loci to memorize...

Flexible Query & Indexing for Flexible JSON Model.

Flexible Query & Indexing for Flexible JSON Model.

Use N1QL when you’re in a JSON pickle. — Confucius For the JSON data model, the advice is to think of collections as tables, JSON document as denormalized rows and field names as columns – roughly. All this holds in...

April 13, 2020

NoSQL Document Database Replication – MongoDB vs. Couchbase

Replication has been a crucial part of Database Systems for decades for providing availability and disaster recovery. In recent times, with the evolution of distributed databases to address the need for highly available, scalable and globally distributed deployments operating across...

SQL to NoSQL – 7 Metrics to Compare Query Language

SQL to NoSQL – 7 Metrics to Compare Query Language

Organizations who want to take advantage of the many benefits of NoSQL document databases, often find that they have two challenges: How to convert their RDBMS schemas to leverage the schema-less document model. Learn a new API/Query  to access the...

March 6, 2020
Part 2: N1QL: To Query or To Analyze?

Part 2: N1QL: To Query or To Analyze?

When you need to query documents using SQL, there are two options available in Couchbase. The Query service and the Analytics service. Our blog, N1QL: To Query or To Analyze? provides a detailed overview of both services. I highly recommend...

March 4, 2020
Announcing Couchbase Server 6.5 GA – What’s New and Improved

Announcing Couchbase Server 6.5 GA – What’s New and Improved

We are pleased to announce the release of Couchbase Server 6.5 GA with stellar features that lead the innovation in the NoSQL database market. We are excited to once again pioneer some of the most sought-after relational capabilities in the...

Is No Processing Better Than Some Processing?

Is No Processing Better Than Some Processing?

Let’s do a little thought experiment. Yeah, I know, thinking. Who wants to do that? Wait! Before you tune me out and browse on to the next post on sexy indexes… At least give me a couple of minutes. Let’s...

October 29, 2019
Couchbase Customer Spotlight Series – UPS

Couchbase Customer Spotlight Series – UPS

Couchbase would like to thank Konstantin Tadenev, Principal Architect, and UPS for hosting our recent Customer Spotlight event at the UPS Innovations Center in Parsippany, NJ. It was a terrific session for those who attended!Konstantin reviewed seven use-case categories that...

Best Practices and Patterns with Couchbase Mobile – Part 2

Best Practices and Patterns with Couchbase Mobile – Part 2

Couchbase Mobile enables a wide range of offline-first use cases of varying degrees of scale and complexity. In an earlier post, I discussed common patterns while using Couchbase Lite as embedded NoSQL data store within your apps. Those patterns focused...