Tag: mongodb

Approaches to Query Optimization in NoSQL.

A man returned home after walking around the globe for eleven years.  Next day, when he told his wife he’s going to the corner store, she asked him: “are you taking the short route or the long one?”. Queries can...

/ May 5, 2019

Search and Rescue: 7 Reasons for N1QL (SQL) developers to use Search

People don’t want a four key index.  They need a four-ms response. Ted Levitt Application development is demanding. Each application is trying to progress on behalf of the customer — searching for the right product or the right form, ordering,...

/ April 22, 2019

Searching JSON: comparing text search in Couchbase and MongoDB.

“Apps without search is like Google homepage without the search bar.” It’s hard to design an app without a good search.  These days, it’s also hard to find a database without a built-in search. MySQL to NoSQL, Sybase to Couchbase,...

/ December 21, 2018

YCSB-JSON: Implementation for Couchbase and MongoDB

YCSB is a great benchmarking tool built to be easily extended by any driver which supports and implements basic operations like: insert, read, update, delete and scan. Plain synthetic data introduced by YCSB fits this paradigm perfectly. But when it comes...

/ October 6, 2018

YCSB-JSON: Benchmarking JSON databases by extending YCSB

Bruce Lindsay once said, “There are three things important in the database world: Performance, Performance, and Performance”.  Most enterprise architects know, as we progress in database features and architectures, it’s important to measure performance in an open way so they can compare...

/ September 10, 2018

Joining JSON: Comparing Couchbase N1QL & MongoDB

As NoSQL databases evolved, each added higher level APIs or languages to help programmers to complex things easily. SQL, having done that for relational data, showed the way. In SQL, developers say WHAT needs to be done and the database...

/ July 11, 2018

Simplifying Your NoSQL Cluster Design by Moving From MongoDB to Couchbase

When I’m out at events and talking to NoSQL users and advocates, I often hear stories on why people have decided to start using Couchbase after having come from MongoDB.  Take, for example, an interview I did with Tom Coates...

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....

TNDP Episode #16: The MEAN Stack for Application Development

I am pleased to announce that the latest episode of The NoSQL Database Podcast titled, The Mean Stack for Application Development, has been published to all the popular podcasting networks.  In this episode I have special guest Jonathan Casarrubias from...

Moving Your Node.js with MongoDB Application to Couchbase with N1QL

If you’ve been keeping up with my recent blog articles, you’ll know that I’ve been focusing on the topic of moving applications from MongoDB to Couchbase.  NoSQL is great in modern web applications, but not all NoSQL is created equal...