Category: Couchbase Server

Optimize N1QL performance using request profiling

Monitoring uncovered the resource hog. Now what? Couchbase Server 4.5 introduced a mechanism to keep an eye on executing requests, so that slow performers could be highlighted. This DZone article covers the subject of N1QL monitoring in great detail, but...

Announcing Analytics Developer Preview 3

Couchbase is excited to announce the availability of Couchbase Analytics Developer Preview 3 (DP3). Major Features: Rich query language: Couchbase Analytics supports SQL++, a next-generation declarative query language that has much in common with SQL. However, SQL++ includes extensions appropriate...

/ October 9, 2017

CURL Comes to N1QL: Querying External JSON Data

JSON is a helpful way to transmit data. Now, N1QL can query it thanks to a CURL update in Couchbase 5.0. See how to connect to various endpoints to do just that. N1QL has many functions that allow you to...

/ October 6, 2017
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Performance Testing and Load Testing Couchbase with Pillowfight

Performance testing and load testing are important processes to help you make sure you are production ready. For testing Couchbase Server clusters, there is an open-source command line utility called “cbc-pillowfight”. It’s part of libcouchbase. Before you begin You’ll need...

Create a RESTful API with Node.js, Hapi, and Couchbase NoSQL

Developing Node.js applications with Express is no doubt a very popular option, however it isn’t the only option and it may not even be the best option. I recently started looking into Hapi which defines itself as being a framework...

Infrastructure as code: Couchbase distributed cluster best practices – Part 1 introduction and theory  

Arkadiusz Borucki works as a Site Reliability Engineer at Amadeus, focused on NoSQL databases and automation. In his day-to-day work, he uses Couchbase, MongoDB, Oracle, Python, and Ansible. He’s a self-proclaimed big data enthusiast, interested in data store technologies, distributed systems, analytics,...

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Using Couchbase on AWS from Kubernetes Microservices

Brant Burnett is a Couchbase Expert, systems architect, and .NET developer experienced in desktop and web full-stack development. For the last 12 years he has been working with CenterEdge Software, a family entertainment software company based in Roxboro, NC. Brant is experienced...

Dates, Timestamps and Timezones – A Comparative study of Oracle and N1QL support for the Date-Time feature : Part 1

Read the pdf version here. Date and Time formats/types are very different for different databases. In the article we shall compare Couchbase N1QL Date-Time functions with Oracle’s Date-Time support. Oracle contains multiple data types associated with date-time support, namely, DATE, TIMESTAMP,...

/ September 22, 2017

Blazing Fast Index Performance with Plasma

In the earlier post, we got an opportunity to introduce Plasma as the new performant storage engine that powers Global Secondary Indexes in Couchbase 5.0(beta out!). We saw some of the features of Plasma and how it is designed with...

Distributed session with ASP.NET Core and Couchbase

Distributed session is a way for you to store your session state outside of your ASP.NET Core application. Using Couchbase to store session state can help you when you need to scale your web site, especially if you don’t want...

/ September 20, 2017