Category: Couchbase Architecture

Joining JSON: Comparing Couchbase N1QL & MongoDB

As NoSQL databases evolved, each added higher level APIs or languages to help programmers to complex things easily. SQL, having done that for relational data, showed the way. In SQL, developers say WHAT needs to be done and the database...

/ July 11, 2018

Inside the Java SDK: Connection Management

In this second instalment of “Inside the Java SDK” we are going to take an in-depth look at how the SDK manages and pools sockets to the various nodes and services. While not ultimately necessary to follow, I recommend you...

/ June 29, 2018

Inside the Java SDK: Bootstrap

From time to time we get questions on topics that do not directly fit into the documentation since they dig deeper into the internals of the client libraries. In this series we’ll cover different themes of interest – in this...

/ June 21, 2018

Databases on Kubernetes – How to Recover from Failures, Scale Up and Down in a Few Line Commands

A month ago, Kubernetes launched a beta for Local Persistent Volumes. In summary, it means that if a Pod using a local disk get killed, no data will be lost (let’s ignore edge cases here). The secret is that a...

Ordering in Couchbase Functions – Part 2

In Part-1 of this blog series on understanding Ordering in Couchbase Functions, we observed how the mutations are consumed by Couchbase Eventing Service in different scenarios.  Now, let’s look under the hood of the Eventing Service and try to understand...

Couchbase: Red Hot at Red Hat Summit 2018

A Recap of Couchbase at Red Hat Summit 2018 With all of the excitement and energy at Couchbase Connect in New York last week, it may have been easy to overlook some really compelling updates coming out of Couchbase’s strategic...

Ordering in Couchbase Functions – Part 1

Couchbase Functions is being introduced in the Couchbase Server 5.5 release under the Couchbase Eventing Service. Couchbase Functions gives you the ability to move data-driven business logic closer to your data. User-defined business logic can be triggered in real-time on...

Data Modeling for Couchbase with erwin DM NoSQL

Given the architecture and design of NoSQL systems, especially the document family databases like Couchbase that do not enforce schema on write, data modeling for NoSQL can often be challenging when migrating from relational systems to NoSQL or when building...

A Guide to N1QL features in Couchbase 5.5: Special Edition

N1QL was first released with Couchbase 4.0 in the fall of 2015.  After two and a half years, it’s great to release Couchbase 5.5 and this N1QL 5.5 feature booklet with it at the New York Couchbase Connect. This special...

/ May 10, 2018