Category: Best Practices and Tutorials

couchbase mobile for edge computing

Architect Offline-first & Couchbase Edge Computing Solutions

Release 1.0 of Couchbase for mobile was announced in 2014, making it the industry’s first NoSQL mobile database for offline first applications. Offline first is an application development paradigm that ensures that the functionality of the apps is unaffected by...

Full-Text Search – 5 Tips To Improve Your Query Performance

  Tuning the search query performance is a very important aspect of Full-Text Search as it helps business-critical applications in meeting the SLA requirements of latency and throughput. Without much preamble, let me share a few useful recommendations for troubleshooting...

/October 2, 2020

Authentication Using Server-Side X.509 Certificates With N1QL

Authentication and authorization to the query service in couchbase works in multiple ways – Passing credentials through a rest request – curl http://localhost:8093/query/service?pretty=true -d “statement=select * from system:keyspaces” -u Admin:pwd Passing credentials using the creds named parameter and/or query parameter...

/September 10, 2020

Health Checking a Couchbase Cluster

Most databases are configured and sized correctly based on the information available at the time of their initial launch, but they tend to become unhealthy or undersized due to organic growth of their datasets and/or changes in their workload profiles....

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
Kafka Connector

Announcing Couchbase Kafka Connector 4.0

“ Today we are happy to announce the General Availability of the Couchbase Connector 4.0 for Apache Kafka. The Connector allows you to easily build robust and reactive data pipelines that take advantage of stream processing connecting different datastores, applications,...

/August 18, 2020
Flex Indexing vs Global Secondary Indexes

FTS Flex Index vs GSI Indexes in Couchbase Server 6.6

In this article, we will touch on some practical examples starting with N1QL queries using GSI Indexes and simulate a dataset that over time grows not just with document size, but the actual document structure growing as well. Couchbase Server makes flexible...

/August 12, 2020

New in Couchbase 6.6: Import Documents with the Web Admin Console

Couchbase 6.6 comes with a much needed feature, Import documents using the Couchbase Admin Web Console. This provides an easy way to quickly import small datasets in a variety of formats to compliment cbimport which is a more comprehensive command-line...

/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...

How to Backup Couchbase – Quick Start Guide

In this article, you will get an overview of how to backup both Couchbase Community and Enterprise editions on Ubuntu and how to set up a basic Couchbase backup strategy. The scripts and techniques described here are not production-ready, you...