Category: Couchbase Global Secondary Index

How to Use Global Secondary Index Partitioning for More Than Partitions

How to Use Global Secondary Index Partitioning for More Than Partitions

As a field engineer, I work with customers and often see them using Couchbase features with a “thinking-out-of-the-box” approach. One such feature that I see being used more creatively is Global Secondary Index (GSI) partitions. Let’s first discuss GSI and...

Why NoSQL JSON Databases Are So Useful

Why NoSQL JSON Databases Are So Useful

My family hears me talk about JSON databases rather frequently. Naturally, I had to explain that Jason is not the owner of my company! Instead, many modern databases use JSON as a data format. They usually leave the room at...

Craft the Right Query, Get the Right Performance

Craft the Right Query, Get the Right Performance

There is a great blog on getting the best performance out of our Indexing service: “Create the Right Index, Get the Right Performance.”, both that blog and its advice have stood the test of time. So why not have a...

Index Advisor Supports Self-Verification and Index Pushdowns

Index Advisor Supports Self-Verification and Index Pushdowns

Index advisor for N1QL Statement (ADVISE statement ) is officially released in Couchbase Server 6.6. It is designed to make best efforts to provide global secondary index recommendation for each keyspace in the query which is better than all the...

January 19, 2021
Indexing Service Optimizations with Couchbase Collections

Indexing Service Optimizations with Couchbase Collections

Couchbase Collections introduces the separation of the bucket data into logical scopes and collections, on top of the Couchbase JSON database. The separation allows the data to be separated out to different schema and tables, a concept that most RDBMS...

December 9, 2020