Tag: mongodb

SQL to NoSQL – 7 Metrics to Compare Query Language

SQL to NoSQL – 7 Metrics to Compare Query Language

Organizations who want to take advantage of the many benefits of NoSQL document databases, often find that they have two challenges: How to convert their RDBMS schemas to leverage the schema-less document model. Learn a new API/Query  to access the...

March 6, 2020
Infosys “OpenHack” Development Program Features Couchbase

Infosys “OpenHack” Development Program Features 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...

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...

The Unreasonable Effectiveness of SQL in NoSQL Databases

The Unreasonable Effectiveness of SQL in NoSQL Databases

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. On...

May 26, 2019
Approaches to Query Optimization in NoSQL

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 & Rescue: 7 Reasons N1QL Developers Use Search

Search & Rescue: 7 Reasons N1QL Developers 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: compare text search in Couchbase and MongoDB.

Searching JSON: compare 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
Using YCSB to Benchmark JSON Databases

Using YCSB to Benchmark JSON Databases

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
How to Join JSON: Couchbase N1QL vs. MongoDB Query

How to Join JSON: Couchbase N1QL vs. MongoDB Query

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

Simplify Your NoSQL Cluster by Moving From MongoDB Sharding to Couchbase Containers

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....