Category: Couchbase Architecture

Couchbase Server 4.5 Memory Optimized Indexes

Introduction Couchbase Server 4.5 has just been released. A complete overview be found here. Let’s explore the new Memory Optimized Indexes. To understand these enhanced indexes let’s first review the Global Secondary Index (GSI) that was introduced as part of...

Announcing the new Couchbase Spark Connector

Announcing the New Couchbase Spark Connector Couchbase Spark Connector 1.2.0 is now available. It includes significant new features and enhancements, as well as support for Apache Spark 1.6.   On behalf of our outstanding product development team, I’m very pleased...

Why Spark and NoSQL?

Intro For the last couple weeks, I’ve had Spark on the brain. It’s understandable, really, since I’ve been preparing an O’Reilly webinar “How to Leverage Spark and NoSQL for Data Driven Applications”  with Michael Nitschinger and a different talk, “Spark...

Couchbasics: How Functional and Performance Needs Determine Data Access in Couchbase

There are multiple ways of getting data in and out of Couchbase. Notice that I did not say querying, I said in and out…on purpose. Not all ways of getting data in and out of Couchbase are querying like in...