Category: Couchbase Architecture

Analytics Explain Plan – Part 1

Co-author:  Till Westmann,  Senior Director, Engineering Introduction Couchbase Analytics is the “newest kid on the block” amongst all the services available in Couchbase Server. The new service is providing rapid time to insight in many use cases like ship to...

Window functions in Couchbase Analytics

Co-author:  Till Westmann,  Senior Director, Engineering The beta bits for Couchbase 6.5, the upcoming release of Couchbase Server, are now available. The Analytics service, which supports efficient parallel query processing, has added support for support for window functions defined in...

Deploy self-healing, highly-available Couchbase cluster on Kubernetes using Persistent Volumes

Prologue Modern business applications are expected to be up 24/7, even during the planned rollout of new features and periodic patching of Operating System or application. Achieving this feat requires tools and technologies that ensure the speed of development, infrastructure...

Exercising Control on Quality of Service Using XDCR

XDCR, by design, provides customers the flexibility to tune the number of replications for a given bucket depending on the desired performance. New replication requires streaming all existing documents in the bucket, and, therefore, it exhibits a higher mutation rate...

Advanced Filtering with XDCR 6.5

Customers use XDCR for various use cases from high availability to data locality to disaster recovery to cloud migration and hybrid cloud deployments. To meet these use cases, there are a number of circumstances where they would want to replicate...

Introducing Collections – Developer Preview in Couchbase Server 6.5

Couchbase, a document database, allows great flexibility in storing different types of documents in a single bucket (bucket being the equivalent of a database). There is a frequent need to refer to documents of a similar type together e.g. an...

/ August 9, 2019

Understanding Distributed Multi-document ACID Transactions in Couchbase

Couchbase CTO Ravi Mayuram announced the Beta of Distributed Multi-document ACID Transactions in Couchbase Server 6.5. I highly recommend reading Ravi’s blog which highlights how Couchbase transactions are an innovative union of ACID guarantees with scale, high-availability, performance and flexibility....

/ August 9, 2019

Couchbase 6.5 – Scan Consistency in Analytics

Since the GA back in Nov 2018, Couchbase Analytics is being used in multiple verticals for rapid time to insight – ad-hoc analysis by a payment provider,  shopping cart analysis by an e-tailer, next gen ticket booking engine by a...

Cost Based Optimizer for Couchbase N1QL (SQL for JSON)

Authors & Engineering Team: Bingjie Miao, Keshav Murthy,  Marco Greco, Prathibha Bisarahalli. Couchbase, Inc.  A rule-based optimizer knows rules for everything and cost for nothing – Oscar Wilde Abstract Couchbase is a distributed JSON database. It provides distributed data processing,...

/ August 7, 2019
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Cipher Suites in Couchbase Server 6.5

  For many, “Cryptography” is the little green lock icon next to the web address of their favorite websites, and for others, they might recall the TLS vulnerabilities that have hit in recent years. Data is today’s digital gold, and...