Category: Couchbase Server

Testing N1QL workloads with Apache JMeter

One of the key features that Couchbase provides for querying JSON data is a N1QL language. N1QL allows users to access and modify the contents of their JSON documents with familiar SQL statements. Quite often, during development phase of a...

Couchbase mobile 2.6

Few Index Management Tips – FTS Best Practices Part II

We have already seen a handful of best practices for defining an FTS index in part1, now let’s explore a few useful tips about the operational and maintenance aspects of an index.   A user who is new to the...

/ September 23, 2019

Deep Dive: Window functions in Couchbase Analytics

Couchbase Server 6.5 brings a host of new features [1] to the leading NoSQL database. One of the key additions to the N1QL query language is support for window functions. These functions were originally introduced in the SQL:2003 standard and provide...

Tutorial: Running Couchbase Autonomous Operator on minikube with sample App

This hands on tutorial blog primarily covers details around setting up Couchbase Kubernetes Operator on a laptop/desktop running minikube. It features setting up custom TLS certs and persistent volumes. Along with checking how to scale up and down the cluster....

/ September 4, 2019

Analytics Explain Plan – Part 1

Co-author:  Till Westmann,  Senior Director, Engineering Introduction Couchbase Analytics is the “newest kid on the block” amongst all the services available in Couchbase Server. The new service is providing rapid time to insight in many use cases like ship to...

Window functions in Couchbase Analytics

Co-author:  Till Westmann,  Senior Director, Engineering The bits for Couchbase 6.5, the upcoming release of Couchbase Server, are now available. The Analytics service, which supports efficient parallel query processing, has added support for support for window functions defined in the...

Deploy self-healing, highly-available Couchbase cluster on Kubernetes using Persistent Volumes

Prologue Modern business applications are expected to be up 24/7, even during the planned rollout of new features and periodic patching of Operating System or application. Achieving this feat requires tools and technologies that ensure the speed of development, infrastructure...

Couchbase Brings Distributed Multi-Document ACID Transactions to NoSQL

I’m excited to announce the of “distributed multi-document ACID transactions” in Couchbase Server 6.5.  Whether you’re writing a new application or modernizing an existing relational application, with transactions in Couchbase 6.5 your work is easier than ever before.  Why distributed...

Exercising Control on Quality of Service Using XDCR

XDCR, by design, provides customers the flexibility to tune the number of replications for a given bucket depending on the desired performance. New replication requires streaming all existing documents in the bucket, and, therefore, it exhibits a higher mutation rate...

Introduction To Jepsen Testing At Couchbase

Intro As most of you know, Couchbase is a database that provides users with a range of consistency and fault tolerance options to ensure that the state of their data meet certain criteria or guarantees. Users can specify varying levels...

/ August 9, 2019