How to : Implement Document Versioning with Couchbase

[This blog was syndicated from http://blog.grallandco.com] Introduction Developers are often asking me how to “version” documents with Couchbase 2.0. The short answer is: the clients and server do not expose such feature, but it is quite easy to implement.  ...

/ July 21, 2013

SQL to NoSQL : Copy your data from MySQL to Couchbase

[This blog was syndicated from http://blog.grallandco.com] Introduction During my last interactions with the Couchbase community, I had the question how can I easily import my data from my current database into Couchbase. And my answer was always the same: Take...

/ July 8, 2013

Fun with Couchbase and Markov Chains

I’ve been hearing about Markov chains for long enough – it was time that I learned more about them and develop a simple fun markov chain application. I’m sure that you don’t want to get bogged down by the mathematical...

/ November 15, 2012

Loading JSON data into Couchbase

If you’re writing a web application, you’re probably already familiar with JSON documents. Couchbase supports JSON documents and sooner or later you will need to import some JSON documents into Couchbase Server But just because you inserted data into Couchbase...

/ November 13, 2012

Lost your files from rm -rf * ? No problem, you have a backup

I recently came across video that describes how someone had accidentally typed the ‘rm *’ linux command during production of the Toy Story 2 movie and all the graphics, the art work, the scripts “vanished”. Luckily, they had a backup...

/ October 9, 2012

Schema Flexibility is SCRUMptious

Waterfall Methodologies seem antiquated nowadays, with SCRUM, Crystal, eXtreme, Kanban and others, all these new paradigms for building applications iteratively and quickly have really become commonplace. I feel NoSQL with Couchbase is the next evolution of that movement, allowing you...

/ August 21, 2012

Do More With Less

This is my “Hello World”, or rather my “Hello Blog” and I wanted to introduce myself. I, like many, have come from the startup world. Let's not kid ourselves, being from the “startup world” means being from the technology scrapyard...

/ July 16, 2012

Client Libraries for Couchbase Server

Couchbase Server is simple to develop for by it’s very nature.  Modeling your data, as many of my colleagues often say, is simply a matter of organizing it like the natural world around you.  I know that seems like a...

/ January 23, 2012

Membase Server is Now Couchbase Server

This is my first blog posting at Couchbase – and one I’m very happy to be writing! Today we shipped Couchbase Server 1.8, culminating a tremendous amount of work since I joined Couchbase three months ago. Before getting in to...

/ January 23, 2012

Rebalancing With Couchbase Part II

This is the second part of a two-part piece that gets into the nitty gritty details of Couchbase’s rebalancing technology. The first part deals with the basic mechanics and background of the rebalancing process. In this second part, we’ll take...

/ November 4, 2011