Using Map and Reduce View for Ranking

Starting from version 2.0, Couchbase server offers a powerful way of creating indexes for JSON documents through the concept of views. Using views, it is possible to define primary indexes, composite indexes and aggregations allowing to: . query documents on...

/ December 16, 2014

Using nginx & PHP-FPM with Couchbase – The How, and the Why

Before we get started, I’d like to point you a blog by my colleague Michael Nitschinger, in which you can learn about the best way to set up your basic PHP and Couchbase Environment, if not using nginx & PHP-FPM: http://nitschinger.at/Getting-Started-with-Couchbase-and-PHP...

/ December 16, 2014

Want to add a twitter tag cloud to your website? It is easy with Couchbase Server!

I’ve always been curious to learn what folks say about a new technology. Twitter is an excellent hub for this kind of information, but what are the important topics related to a new technology (say ‘NoSQL’) on Twitter? A tag-cloud...

Want to get rid of documents with duplicate content?

Whether you’re combining data from two different data sources, have multiple purchases from the same customer or just entered the same data in a web form twice, it seems like everyone faces the problem of duplicate data at one point...

Want to know what your memcached servers are doing? Tap them.

It is possible to dump parts of the cache by using “stats dump …” to get some of the keys in the cache (and then you can go ahead and fetch each value). Here is an example on how to...

Welcome Jens Alfke!

We are pleased to announce a new key member of the Mobile Couchbase team. Jens Alfke is a top notch dog in Cocoa development. He wrote the wiki page on Signed Documents back in the day, and before that he...

What exactly is membase?

It has been just over couple weeks since the launch of membase.org, along with NorthScale’s partners at Zynga and NHN.  In that time, we’ve been steadily increasing the postings on the wiki and responding to questions on the mailing list,...

What We’re Doing in Memcached

We’ve been steadily hacking on memcached. We think it’s going very well, but we do want to make sure everybody who cares has the opportunity to see what’s going on behind the proverbial curtain. The basic theme is to build...

What’s up with the Python Couchbase SDK

Recently, there have been a few new versions of the Couchbase Python client available. It features a new API that is easier to use. As the SDK is now based on libcouchbase, it is also much faster. It’s also compatible with...

When Big Data is Slow

The key to being successful in big data initiatives is being able to manage the speed, scale and structure at sub-millisecond speed. Big Data is a big term. It encompasses concepts about data types, dozens of different technologies to manage...