Querying in Couchbase - N1QL

Now available in Developer Preview 3!

Welcome to the N1QL (pronounced "Nickel") corner! We're excited to introduce N1QL - our next generation query language. N1QL presents easy and familiar abstractions to quickly develop scalable applications that work with next generation database systems. It allows for joins, filter expressions, aggregate expressions and many other features to build a rich application. Go ahead and give N1QL a spin today by trying out the online tutorial or downloading N1QL for Couchbase Server.

N1QL Developer Preview - Online Tutorial

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N1QL Developer Preview - Downloads

Operating System

N1QL

Community Edition - Developer Preview

64-bit Linux

32-bit Linux

64-bit Windows

32-bit Windows

64-bit Mac OS X

Operating System

N1QL

Community Edition - Developer Preview

64-bit Linux

32-bit Linux

64-bit Windows

32-bit Windows

64-bit Mac OS X


Going beyond the download - Instructions

Step 1. Expand the package archive
Step 2. Run ./start_tutorial.sh (On Windows start_tutorial.bat)
Step 3. Open http://localhost:8093/tutorial in your browser
 
To connect to a Couchbase Server 
./cbq-engine -couchbase http://<couchbase-server-name>:8091/
 
To use the command-line interactive query tool
./cbq -engine=http://<couchbase-query-engine-server-name>:8093/


Getting Started with Couchbase on N1QL

Latest N1QL Questions

jatin's picture
Asked 13 hours 33 min ago

How to open cbq-engine for N1QL?

Hello,

We are using Couchbase server 2.5 and couchbase .NET sdk 2.0.
We are working with N1QL on couchbase server through our .NET SDK.
It is working fine but however for N1QL queries from SDK, Cbq-engine must be hosted via command prompt.
(We are using following command...

Kristas's picture
Asked 1 day 21 hours ago
Latest activity 1 day 13 hours ago

N1QL + where in collection

Hi there.

I'm very new in N1QL, please assist.

Let's suppose I have documents like this:

key1=321

{
  "propertyName1": {
    "value": "value1",
    "last_update": "2014-07-29T14:
...

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