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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 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...

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 beta 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...

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...

Analytics – Love the Doc Model You’re With

In business applications, the data is often modeled for a large number of concurrent low latency queries. If you want to gain insight by looking at trends, however, you end up wishing you had an entirely different data model. The...

/ July 26, 2019

The Unreasonable Effectiveness of SQL in NoSQL Databases: A Comparative Study.

The business applications have requirements: take customer orders, deliver customer orders, track shipping, generate inventory report, end of the day/month/quarter business report, generate business dashboards and more.  These requirements evolve slowly. They remain even when you choose a NoSQL database....

/ May 26, 2019
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Building a real-time data visualization dashboard with Couchbase Analytics and Tableau

This blog covers how to set up a Couchbase Analytics cluster in under 5 clicks and create a real-time visualization dashboard with Tableau.  Introduction Couchbase Server is a hybrid NoSQL database that supports operational and analytical workloads. Couchbase Analytics in...

N1QL: To Query or To Analyze?

Note: This recommendation note was written in collaboration with Till Westmann and Mike Carey, who lead the Couchbase analytics R&D. Couchbase’s Query and Analytics Services both support N1QL (SQL for JSON).  A common question is: “Which service should run my...

/ January 24, 2019