Tag: N1QL

How (and Why) to Use Couchbase as an XML Database

How (and Why) to Use Couchbase as an XML Database

Couchbase and XML – no problem! I’ve heard it said dozens of times: “Hey, Couchbase is great but I use XML.” I recognize that countering with, “Couchbase can be your XML database” is pretty bold, especially for a JSON-oriented document...

3 Reasons Customers Turn from MongoDB to Couchbase

3 Reasons Customers Turn from MongoDB to Couchbase

Let’s face it. MongoDB is a popular NoSQL database upon which to build applications. But just like many “beginner” data analysis projects that start in a spreadsheet, when it’s time to get serious, it’s also time to upgrade. And when...

An Introduction to Couchbase Cloud: Migration Made Easy

An Introduction to Couchbase Cloud: Migration Made Easy

It’s not a straightforward question to answer: How do I move my on-premises, virtualised or public cloud solution over to a shiny new fully managed cloud infrastructure – with as little disruption as possible? Migration concerns are high on the...

J is for June, July & Java Developers

J is for June, July & Java Developers

As Java developers begin planning their June and July vacations, we felt it would be appropriate to celebrate our own commitment to a four-letter word that starts with J: Java. At Couchbase, this June and July are dedicated to Java...

What is SQL? Navigating Databases for DBAs and Developers

What is SQL? Navigating Databases for DBAs and Developers

This article briefly introduces the essentials of SQL – its meaning, definition, and application to different database technologies. We introduce many different types of systems that use SQL – from databases to event stream processing. What is SQL?  Define: SQL...

April 7, 2021
Use cases and Best Practices for Distributed Transactions through N1QL

Use cases and Best Practices for Distributed Transactions through N1QL

Does Couchbase support transactions? Yes! With 6.5, we introduced the ACID transaction support in Couchbase through the SDKs. The 1st question we got at the time from the customers that heard about it was: Is transaction support available through N1QL?...

February 24, 2021
Enable AI-driven insights using Couchbase: a practical framework

Enable AI-driven insights using Couchbase: a practical framework

Chris Galy, Chief People Officer at Couchbase, explained in an article you can find with a quick Google search that our mission is about channeling our passion to solve hard problems so our customers can innovate and change the world....

Data Structures & Queries with Couchbase N1QL (SQL for JSON)

Data Structures & Queries with Couchbase N1QL (SQL for JSON)

In the Data Structures for NoSQL Applications post, we used simplified JSON data access through native collections, maps, and more. This post demonstrates querying that data using higher-level N1QL queries, the SQL-based language for JSON. Developers can focus on managing...

January 27, 2021
Index Advisor Supports Self-Verification and Index Pushdowns

Index Advisor Supports Self-Verification and Index Pushdowns

Index advisor for N1QL Statement (ADVISE statement ) is officially released in Couchbase Server 6.6. It is designed to make best efforts to provide global secondary index recommendation for each keyspace in the query which is better than all the...

January 19, 2021
N1QL User Defined Functions

N1QL User Defined Functions

Introduction Couchbase Server 6.5 introduced User Defined Functions as a Developer Preview feature. N1QL is primarily a declarative language – where you ask what to get, and the language works out for you the actual method. While declarative languages have...

New in Couchbase Server 7.0: N1QL per request memory quota

New in Couchbase Server 7.0: N1QL per request memory quota

Introduction Unlike other services, the N1QL service so far hasn’t offered the ability to size its memory footprint. The principal reason for this disparity boils down to one simple fact: while the bulk of the memory consumption for services like...