Category: Data Modeling

New Features in Index Service in Couchbase Server 5.5

In the last major release, Couchbase Server 5.0, we introduced Plasma – New Storage Engine and also the support for Index Replicas in the Index Service. We have continued to build on these new features in our upcoming release. The themes...

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Proof of Concept: Making a case to move from relational

Proof of concept may be just what you need to start when you’re evaluating Couchbase. We’ve been blogging a lot about the technical side of moving from a relational database like Oracle or SQL Server to Couchbase. Here are some...

Couchbase for Oracle developers — Part 3 : Database Objects

Here’s the home page for the series: https://blog.couchbase.com/couchbase-oracle-developers-part-1-overview/ Oracle DBAs work with clusters, machines, storage systems, disks, etc. Oracle developers and their applications work with databases, tables, rows, columns, partitions, users, data types within the Oracle database system.  Let’s compare and...

/ January 27, 2018
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JSON Modeling for RDBMS Users (video)

JSON modeling was covered in a previous blog post which was, in turn, based on a CSV import blog post that came before that. While writing the post on JSON modeling, it occurred to me that it might be useful...

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JSON Data Modeling for RDBMS Users

JSON data modeling is a vital part of using a document database like Couchbase. Beyond understanding the basics of JSON, there are two key approaches to modeling relationships between data that will be covered in this blog post. The examples...

Comparing Couchbase Views with Couchbase N1QL & Indexing.

As Couchbase data platform evolved, services like N1QL and GSI Indexing handled the use cases Couchbase VIEWS used to handle and much more.  It’s logical to ask the comparative question between them.  Here is a table comparing both.  This is...

/ December 4, 2017
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Aggregate grouping with N1QL or with MapReduce

Aggregate grouping is what I’m titling this blog post, but I don’t know if it’s the best name. Have you ever used MySQL’s GROUP_CONCAT function or the FOR XML PATH('') workaround in SQL Server? That’s basically what I’m writing about...

Handle Data Modeling Errors in a Golang with Couchbase Application

I’ve been developing with Couchbase and the Go SDK for a while now, but recently I ran into an issue that I deemed to be a bug in the SDK after hours of troubleshooting. I was trying to execute a...

N1QL

Bringing SQL to NoSQL – Rich, Declarative Querying for JSON

Couchbase Server is a document-oriented NoSQL database. Most NoSQL systems force you to sacrifice the rich querying capabilities of SQL in trade for the other benefits they offer. At Couchbase, we’ve developed the N1QL query language to solve this problem....

Persist and Abstract Data in a Nativescript Typescript Application

Couchbase is a great tool to persist data inside our app. If you haven’t heard of it, it’s a document object storage that allows you to save your data. If you are using NativeScript-Angular, there are already some great tutorials...