Category: Full Text Search

Why NoSQL JSON Databases Are So Useful for Developers

Why NoSQL JSON Databases Are So Useful

My family hears me talk about JSON databases rather frequently. Naturally, I had to explain that Jason is not the owner of my company! Instead, many modern databases use JSON as a data format. They usually leave the room at...

The life of a Full Text Search query

This technical article showcases the life of a Full Text Search query through a distributed Couchbase system as it originates from a client to until a response is received. Before diving into the server world, a little about the client...

Data Structures & Full-Text Search Indexing in Couchbase

This is Part 3 of a series examining Data Structures in NoSQL databases. In this post, we use Full-Text Search natural language queries against data structures in Couchbase. Part 1: Data Structures for NoSQL Applications we used simplified JSON data...

March 16, 2021

Data Structures & Algorithms For NoSQL Applications

This article introduces Data Structures and how they work with Couchbase Server 7.0 Scopes and Collections features. What are data structures? Couchbase Data Structures is an API feature that aligns the language of the database interface with a programming language....

January 22, 2021

Searching Collections With Full-Text Search

    Collections provide the ability to namespace data within a Couchbase bucket. Instead of all documents having to reside in a single shared namespace, collections provide users a built-in capability to group those documents together rather than having to...

November 17, 2020

Web console(s) for Full-Text Indexes

This article highlights new features and certain enhancements in the web console for Couchbase’s Full-Text Search service to configure and search indexes as Couchbase server moves to supporting collections with the 7.0 release. Full-Text Search (FTS) refers to techniques for...

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7 Useful Tips for Your Full-Text Search Production Systems

    Creating the right search index and tuning its various configurations is very essential to the smooth working of any Full-Text Search production systems. These operational aspects play a key role in improving the indexing and querying performance of...

November 9, 2020

Taming the Gerrymander with Geospatial Search

The Basics Before you read any further, please take a few minutes and read the excellent post on geospatial search in Couchbase, as published by my friend and colleague Brian Kane: https://blog.couchbase.com/geospatial-search-how-do-i-use-thee-let-me-count-the-ways/ Go ahead; I’ll wait. Now that you’re back,...

November 4, 2020
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Using NoSQL for Geospatial Search Without a Spatial Database

Introduction Couchbase Full Text Search (FTS) is a great tool for indexing and querying geospatial data.  In this article, I’ll present a geospatial search use case and demonstrate the various ways that we can perform a search of location data...

Full-Text Search – 5 Tips To Improve Your Query Performance

  Tuning the search query performance is a very important aspect of Full-Text Search as it helps business-critical applications in meeting the SLA requirements of latency and throughput. Without much preamble, let me share a few useful recommendations for troubleshooting...

October 2, 2020
Map showing polygon-based search with Couchbase geospatial

How to Make Geospatial Polygon-Based Search on Couchbase

Geospatial features have proven over the years to significantly increase user engagement. In fact, we got so used to it that now we even expect that any kind of recommendation (news, restaurants, products) should also be location-based. The majority of...

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Announcing Flex Index With Couchbase

Flex Index Explained What is a Flex Index? One of the key tasks of a database engine is how to efficiently manage the search and retrieval of the data therein. The efficiency and balance between resource consumption and performance are...

August 12, 2020