Tag: JSON

Data Modeling NoSQL Documents in MongoDB vs Couchbase Server

When I’m out at events, I get a lot of questions regarding the differences between MongoDB and Couchbase Server as they are both in the NoSQL space and are both document databases. One particular question is related to data modeling....

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SQL to JSON Data Modeling with Hackolade

SQL to JSON data modeling is something I touched on in the first part of my “Moving from SQL Server to Couchbase” series. Since that blog post, some new tooling has come to my attention from Hackolade, who have recently...

N1QL: A Practical Guide

N1QL: A Practical Guide

N1QL is designed to help developer easily develop applications to solve real world problems.  Technically, N1QL is designed to give developers and enterprises an expressive, powerful, and complete language for querying, transforming, and manipulating JSON data. N1QL takes inspiration from...

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Moving from SQL Server to Couchbase Part 2: Data Migration

In this series of blog posts, I’m going to lay out the considerations when moving to a document database when you have a relational background. Specifically, Microsoft SQL Server as compared to Couchbase Server. In three parts, I’m going to...

Document Oriented NoSQL

Couchbase and the Document-Oriented NoSQL Database

As a developer advocate at Couchbase, I often travel around and meet people who either have no idea what NoSQL is, or more importantly what Couchbase is. For the people who are already familiar with NoSQL, Couchbase often gets compared...

New to NoSQL? Meet N1QL!

A few years ago NoSQL might have sounded like a alien monster, but given the advances in the technology and how modern web and mobile applications are storing and accessing data, it is and has become a critical part of...

Using Jil for custom JSON Serialization in the Couchbase .NET SDK

One of the new features introduced in 2.1.0 of the Couchbase .NET SDK was support for overriding the default serializer with your own custom serializer by extending the ITypeSerializer interface and providing your own or favorite serializer. In this article...

Using cbimport to import Wikibase data to JSON documents

I’m busy working on some SQL Server to Couchbase Server blog posts, but in the meantime, I’d thought I’d leave you a little chestnut of JSON goodness for the Christmas weekend. Wikibase has a huge database of information. All kinds...

Moving from MongoDB to Couchbase server (revisited)

Note: this blog post is a revist of Matthew Revell’s Moving from MongoDB to Couchbase Server This is a developer-focused guide to moving your application’s data store from MongoDB to Couchbase Server. If you’re interested in migrating from a relational...

Getting Started with Golang and Couchbase

Are you a Go programmer that is new to Couchbase or even NoSQL in general?  In this quickstart video tutorial you'll learn some basics on how to get started with Couchbase, explore some complex data models, and see the various...