Category: Data Modeling

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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

Migrating Data from MongoDB to Couchbase

Prolog This article guides you through a one-time migration of data from MongoDB to Couchbase. You will learn how to export data from MongoDB, import it to Couchbase, and do some basic transformation on those documents. All code from this...

Video Contribution Network Performance Monitoring using Time Series Data in Couchbase

Context Time series Data is collection of metrics or quantities that are gathered over even interval in time and ordered chronologically. There is a potential for co-relation between the observations at different time periods. The time interval at which data...

/ July 28, 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
Couchbase Mobile Attachments

Handling Binary Data Attachments or Blobs with Couchbase Mobile

Couchbase Mobile supports a JSON document style NoSQL data model. In addition to supporting the standard JSON data types, Couchbase Mobile also supports binary data that include images, audio, video, PDF files etc. A JSON document can be associated with...

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Implementing a robust portable cron like 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...

Time Series

The Series on Time Series (in Couchbase): Episode 1

What Is This About So, you have a time series use case?  So do I, and this blog article is the proof of it. When I learn about a new subject, I like using the method of loci to memorize...

FHIR Data Model with Couchbase N1QL

Couchbase is a JSON database that has now become an alternative to the traditional RDBMS. It has achieved this, not only by providing the industry leading Key Value store and the same query and ACID translation capabilities that organizations have...

/ April 25, 2020

Couchbase for Oracle Developers – Part 4 : Data types

Link to the series home page: https://blog.couchbase.com/couchbase-oracle-developers-part-1-overview/ As part of data remodeling, while moving from the relational model to the JSON model, you’ll have to consider the data type mapping. In Oracle, you’ll have to create and declare the types...

/ March 25, 2020

SQL to NoSQL – 7 Metrics to Compare Query Language

Organizations who want to take advantage of the many benefits of NoSQL document databases, often find that they have two challenges: How to convert their RDBMS schemas to leverage the schema-less document model. Learn a new API/Query  to access the...

/ March 6, 2020