Testing N1QL workloads with Apache JMeter

One of the key features that Couchbase provides for querying JSON data is a N1QL language. N1QL allows users to access and modify the contents of their JSON documents with familiar SQL statements. Quite often, during development phase of a...

Introducing FTS with N1QL

Topics this article will cover What’s good with N1QL? What about FTS? But why FTS within N1QL? Basic N1QL+FTS queries Deploying N1QL+FTS Syntax(es) Abilities & limitations N1QL+FTS Internals Covered-index vs Non-covered-index queries More N1QL+FTS query examples What’s next? 1. Couchbase’s...

Couchbase mobile 2.6

Few Index Management Tips – FTS Best Practices Part II

We have already seen a handful of best practices for defining an FTS index in part1, now let’s explore a few useful tips about the operational and maintenance aspects of an index.   A user who is new to the...

/ September 23, 2019

Deep Dive: Window functions in Couchbase Analytics

Couchbase Server 6.5 Beta brings a host of new features [1] to the leading NoSQL database. One of the key additions to the N1QL query language is support for window functions. These functions were originally introduced in the SQL:2003 standard and...

Running FTS Queries in N1QL

We already discussed how the Like % clause is potentially harmful for your application at scale, and why you should consider using Couchbase Full-Text Search instead. One thing we haven’t mentioned yet is why you might prefer Couchbase FTS over any...

Announcing Couchbase Now Available on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure

Any cloud, any workload, any location I am thrilled to be able to announce Couchbase as a launch partner with Oracle for their Paid Listing and their Stack launch in the Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) Marketplace. Running Couchbase on OCI...

/ September 16, 2019

Ingest data into Confluent Kafka via Couchbase Kafka Connector

Premise is very simple, in the world of disparate technologies where one does not works or integrates well together, Couchbase & Confluent Kafka are amazing products and are extremely complementary to each other. Couchbase is linearly scalable, distributed NoSQL JSON...

/ September 13, 2019

Infosys Completes “OpenHack” Solution Development Program with Couchbase

Couchbase is expanding its partnerships with industry-leading global systems integrators and regional solution providers.  Through these partnerships, Couchbase’s unique capabilities can be delivered to our global footprint of enterprise customers. We collaborate closely with our Strategic Alliance partner Infosys to...

Less is More: Why Cost Based Optimizer?

Less is more.  — Ludwig Mies van der Rohe This is no truer statement on the goals of a query optimizer. Do less: Less memory, less CPU, less disk, less IO, less instructions, less partitions, less overflow. Less everything for...

/ September 7, 2019

Tutorial: Running Couchbase Autonomous Operator on minikube with sample App

This hands on tutorial blog primarily covers details around setting up Couchbase Kubernetes Operator on a laptop/desktop running minikube. It features setting up custom TLS certs and persistent volumes. Along with checking how to scale up and down the cluster....

/ September 4, 2019