Tag: search

N1QL Turns Five

N1QL Turns Five

As any parent of a five year old can attest, time flies when you’re having fun. Where did all the time go? That’s kind of how we feel with N1QL, the SQL for JSON query language. Today, thousands of developers,...

October 6, 2020
Text Analysis within a Full-Text Search Engine

Text Analysis within a Full-Text Search Engine

Full-Text Search refers to techniques for searching text content within a document or a collection of documents that hold textual content. A Full-Text search engine examines all the textual content within documents as it tries to match a single search...

FIRST CLASS SQL for FULL-TEXT SEARCH

FIRST CLASS SQL for FULL-TEXT SEARCH

Over time, the database industry has realized full-text search and SQL are two sides of the same coin.  Text search needs further query processing, query processing needs text search to efficiently filter for text patterns.   The SQL databases have added...

July 7, 2020
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
Create a Full Text Search Typeahead With Go, jQuery, NoSQL

Create a Full Text Search Typeahead With Go, jQuery, NoSQL

About a week ago I write a tutorial for implementing a typeahead search with Node.js and jQuery. A typeahead is one of many great use-cases when using full text search (FTS), but it certainly isn’t the only use-case. As many...

Geospatial Search With ASP.NET Core, Aurelia, Google Maps

Geospatial Search With ASP.NET Core, Aurelia, Google Maps

Geospatial search is now fully supported in Couchbase Server 5.5. Check out the Couchbase Server 5.5 announcement, and download the developer build for free right now. In this post, I’m going to demonstrate the geospatial capabilities of Couchbase Full Text...

March 23, 2018
Introducing Full Text Search (FTS) in Couchbase Mobile 2.0

Introducing Full Text Search (FTS) in Couchbase Mobile 2.0

Couchbase Mobile 2.0, introduces powerful Full Text Search (FTS) capabilities on your JSON Documents. This is part of the new Query interface based on N1QL, Couchbase’s declarative query language that extends SQL for JSON. If you are familiar with SQL,...

Using Facets in a Couchbase NoSQL Full Text Search Query

Being able to execute Full Text Search queries in Couchbase without the need for additional tooling such as Elastic is huge for NoSQL. About a year ago, I had written about using Full Text Search (FTS) in Couchbase Server with...

Faster Search, Sorting, Mapping by Keys: FTS Enhancements in Couchbase Server 4.6

Today we’re pleased to announce significant improvements in Full-Text Search (FTS) in Couchbase Server 4.6.  This blog describes what’s new for search in 4.6: Performance Improvements Index Type Mapping By Key Custom Sorting Couchbase Server FTS runs seamlessly across your cluster...

Storing, Indexing and Searching files with Couchbase and Spring Boot

I have been wanting to showcase most of the new Couchbase’s search features available in 4.5 in one simple project. And there have been some interest recently about storing files or binaries in Couchbase. From a general, generic perspective, databases...