Prague Astronomical Clock

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

XDCR Architecture: Replicating with Collections

XDCR is an essential tool for database High-Availability, Disaster-Recovery, and Geo Locality. Collections support in Couchbase Server 7.0 includes major XDCR architectural improvements. They now enable XDCR to micro-service specific data replication or tenant specific data replication for multi-tenant applications....

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

Halloween Problem: Solution in N1QL.

Learning SQL is easy; Implementing SQL, not so much. Halloween has come and gone. But, the tricks of the Halloween problem is here to stay! This has to be solved by databases every day.  SQL made the relational database easy,...

/ November 3, 2020
Couchbase Academy - Courses and Certification

Welcome to Couchbase Academy: November Update

Introducing Couchbase Academy Just a few weeks ago at our Connect Online event, we announced a new program for Couchbase Training that includes a name change and a new certification program. The official name of our training program is “Couchbase...

/ November 2, 2020
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Geospatial search, how do I use thee? Let me count the ways.

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...

Couchbase’s Cost-Based Optimizer for JSON is patent pending

With NoSQL databases proving their worth over the legacy SQL approach, the next question is inevitably “how do we optimize our processes as much as possible?” Many databases have used static Rule-Based Optimization (RBO) to optimize workloads – but this...

/ October 29, 2020

Edge Computing for 100% Uptime

By now everyone has heard the term “Edge Computing”, but why is it important? Because it represents a fundamental shift in architecture to power the next generation of business-critical applications. Lets examine the rise of Edge Computing and explore the...

Couchbase Blockchain and Distributed NoSQL

The Synergy of Blockchain and NoSQL Databases

Both NoSQL databases and modern Blockchain ledgers benefit from a set of common principles. When they are both implemented for an application a lot can be accomplished as the platforms can complement each other. In this article, we review two...

/ October 22, 2020

Couchbase Lite Sync Protocol Examination via Wireshark

During the course of development it is often useful to examine what exactly is sent over the network between machines.  This helps to perform tasks like finding the source of an issue or just simply understanding the conversation.  Often times...