Category: Couchbase Architecture

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Arrays in JSON: Modeling, Querying and Indexing Performance

Array is THE difference between the relational model and the JSON model.   — Gerald Sangudi Abstract JSON array gives you flexibility in the type of elements,  number of elements, size of the elements, and the depth of the elements.  This...

/ August 4, 2020
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Couchbase Cloud DBaaS: The Industry Responds

It’s been exciting to see the steam Couchbase Cloud has been gaining since we initially introduced it to the world earlier this year. From an oversubscribed beta program to taking home the Tech Ascension Cloud Innovation of the Year award,...

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A Tale of Two Ejection Methods: Value-only vs. Full

Introduction I would like to thank our Couchbase Server engineering team – especially, Dave Rigby and Jim Walker – for their tremendous help with this article and endless patience with all my questions.  Thanks a lot guys, I really appreciate...

FIRST CLASS SQL for FULL-TEXT SEARCH

Over time, the database industry has realized full-text search and SQL are two sides of the same coin.  Text search needs further query processing, query processing needs text search to efficiently filter for text patterns.   The SQL databases have added...

/ July 7, 2020

Fully Configured Couchbase on Red Hat OpenShift in 5 Minutes

I recently did a presentation at Red Hat Users Group – North Texas on Couchbase NoSQL Operator on OpenShift. Thank you to the Red Hat Dallas team for extending the invitation for a joint session – Sam Nicholls, John Gammon, and Nick Wallace.  In the...

Analyze This: MongoDB & Couchbase Analytics.

The purpose of computing is insight, not numbers.  — Richard Hamming The spiral of running the business, analyzing what to change & what to change to, and then changing the business is an eternal one. Do the right analysis, your...

/ June 23, 2020

Implement FHIR REST server with Couchbase

This is a follow up to my previous post that covered the topic of FHIR Data Model with Couchbase N1QL. In this blog, I will discuss the topic of how to implement the FHIR Search REST API Server over the...

/ June 8, 2020
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Couchbase Eventing: small scripts that solve big problems

Eventing Simple Yet Powerful: Eventing allows small scripts to overcome hard to solve problems. If you are familiar with both Couchbase and Eventing please feel free to skip the brief overview and skip ahead to the examples. Overview: First off, let’s...

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Implementing a Scheduler Via Couchbase Eventing (Part 1)

This is the first of a multi-part series to leverage the Couchbase Eventing Service to run multiple scheduled tasks at specific recurring intervals in a cron like fashion completely inside the database without requiring additional infrastructure via a single general-purpose...

Public Network, External DNS & Couchbase Autonomous Operator

Why expose the Couchbase database on the public network? Below are some examples: Cross-Data Center Replication (XDCR) for High Availability and Disaster Recovery Client SDK access to Couchbase cluster Database-as-a-Service (DBaaS) platforms *Note – All of these use cases share...