Category: Application Design

Going Full Stack with Node.js, Vue.js, and Couchbase NoSQL

If you’ve been keeping up, I’m a huge advocate for Node.js development and the JavaScript development stack. Previously I had written about the Couchbase, Express, AngularJS, and Node.js (CEAN) stack and modernized the backend API with Hapi.js, a popular alternative...

Azure Cloud

Serverless Architecture with Cloud Computing

Serverless is one of the new buzz words that you’ve probably heard. It refers to a type of deployment where the server is abstracted away. It doesn’t mean there aren’t servers, just that you don’t have to provision the servers...

Couchbase Analytics Developer Preview 4 – Bringing NoETL to NoSQL

I am very excited to announce the release of Couchbase Analytics Developer Preview 4 (DP4). The focus of the previous release was unified administration, and we have continued to build on that theme in the latest release. DP4 offers new...

Comparing Couchbase Views with Couchbase N1QL & Indexing.

As Couchbase data platform evolved, services like N1QL and GSI Indexing handled the use cases Couchbase VIEWS used to handle and much more.  It’s logical to ask the comparative question between them.  Here is a table comparing both.  This is...

/ December 4, 2017

Create the Right Index, Get the Right Performance.

Introduction There are three things important in database systems: performance, performance, performance.  For NoSQL database systems, there are three important things: performance at scale, performance at scale, performance at scale. Understanding the index options, creating the right index, with the...

/ November 12, 2017

Optimizing Database Pagination using Couchbase N1QL.

Background: How does Google do it? When you google something or anything, it gives you back top relevant results, tells you an approximate number of documents for your topic — all under a second.   Here are some high-level pointers: https://www.google.com/search/howsearchworks/algorithms/...

/ November 2, 2017

Create a RESTful API with Node.js, Hapi, and Couchbase NoSQL

Developing Node.js applications with Express is no doubt a very popular option, however it isn’t the only option and it may not even be the best option. I recently started looking into Hapi which defines itself as being a framework...

Dependency injection

Dependency Injection with ASP.NET Core and Couchbase

Dependency Injection is a design pattern that makes coding easier. It saves you the hassle of instantiating objects with complex dependencies, and it makes it easier for you to write tests. With the Couchbase.Extensions.DependencyInjection library (GitHub), you can use Couchbase...

Midwest JS Project Source on Full Stack Node Development, Available

Back in August I had participated in Midwest JS located in Minneapolis, Minnesota. As you may know, I’m a huge fan of developing full stack applications with the JavaScript stack. This is exactly what I had presented on at the conference. My...

Developing a User Profile Store with Golang and a NoSQL Database

Remember the tutorial series I wrote in regards to creating a user profile store with Node.js and NoSQL? That tutorial covered a lot of ground, from creating a RESTful API with Node.js, handling user sessions, data modeling, and of course...