Tag: analytics

Couchbase Data Platform Partner Training

Thanks to Binh Le, Jon Strabala & Keshav Murthy for contributing to this post. Introduction Couchbase provides a wide variety of self paced online courses as well as in-person (or virtual) training through both Couchbase’s training portal. Advent of open...

/ May 19, 2020

Introduction to Couchbase for MongoDB Developers and Experts.

Six thousand years ago, the Sumerians invented writing for transaction processing — Gray & Reuter By any measure, MongoDB is a popular document-oriented JSON database. In the last dozen years, it has grown from its humble beginnings of a single...

/ April 25, 2020
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Extend Couchbase Analytics with Power BI using CData

Extend Couchbase Analytics with Power BI using CData. This article will guide you through the steps needed to setup the connection from Couchbase Analytics to Power BI Desktop using the CData Power BI driver for Couchbase. More details regarding this...

Simple dataviz with N1QL and Google Sheets.

Do whatever it takes to present the data to aid analysis and thinking.  — Edward Tufte How do you create graphs like these if you don’t already have some ready-made cool dataviz tool? You can run queries to wrangle the...

/ January 7, 2020
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Utilizing Multiple Disks to Speed Up Couchbase Analytics Queries

Typical ad-hoc analytical queries have to process much more data that can fit in memory. Consequently, those queries tend to be I/O bound. When the Analytics service was introduced in Couchbase 6.0, it allowed users to specify multiple “Analytics Disk...

Extend Couchbase Analytics with SQL Server using CData

Extend Couchbase Analytics with SQL Server using CData. This article will guide you through the steps needed to setup the connection from Couchbase Analytics to SQL Server using the CData ODBC driver for Couchbase. More details regarding this driver can...

Deep Dive: Window functions in Couchbase Analytics

Couchbase Server 6.5 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 provide...

Analytics Explain Plan – Part 1

Co-author:  Till Westmann,  Senior Director, Engineering Introduction Couchbase Analytics is the “newest kid on the block” amongst all the services available in Couchbase Server. The new service is providing rapid time to insight in many use cases like ship to...

Window functions in Couchbase Analytics

Co-author:  Till Westmann,  Senior Director, Engineering The bits for Couchbase 6.5, the upcoming release of Couchbase Server, are now available. The Analytics service, which supports efficient parallel query processing, has added support for support for window functions defined in the...

Couchbase 6.5 – Scan Consistency in Analytics

Since the GA back in Nov 2018, Couchbase Analytics is being used in multiple verticals for rapid time to insight – ad-hoc analysis by a payment provider,  shopping cart analysis by an e-tailer, next gen ticket booking engine by a...