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Binh Le is a Principal Product Manager for Couchbase Query service. Prior to Couchbase, he worked at Oracle and led the product management team for Sales Clould Analytics and CRM OnDemand. Binh holds a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science from the University of Brighton, UK.

Announcing Flex Index With Couchbase

Announcing Flex Index With Couchbase

Flex Index Explained What is a Flex Index? One of the key tasks of a database engine is how to efficiently manage the search and retrieval of the data therein. The efficiency and balance between resource consumption and performance are...

Binh Le August 12, 2020
Implement FHIR REST server with Couchbase

Implement FHIR REST server with Couchbase

This is a follow up to my previous post that covered the topic of FHIR Data Model with Couchbase N1QL. In this blog, I will discuss the topic of how to implement the FHIR Search REST API Server over the...

Binh Le June 8, 2020
FHIR Data Model with Couchbase N1QL

FHIR Data Model with Couchbase N1QL

Couchbase is a JSON database that has now become an alternative to the traditional RDBMS. It has achieved this, not only by providing the industry-leading Key-Value store and the same query and ACID translation capabilities that organizations have come to...

Binh Le April 25, 2020
Manage Time-To-Live (TTL) Documents with Couchbase N1QL

Manage Time-To-Live (TTL) Documents with Couchbase N1QL

There is one feature that I wish had existed with RDBMS, and that is the built-in support for setting a Time-To-Live value for the data records. In NoSQL databases, the support of TTL is very common. NoSQL databases were designed...

Binh Le April 14, 2020
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...

Binh Le March 6, 2020
Couchbase 6.5 – RMS for Indexing Service

Couchbase 6.5 – RMS for Indexing Service

Couchbase 6.5 release includes an extensive list of Enterprise Grade Database Query capability that allows customers to expand the adoption of NoSQL database into traditional database applications. The release has added transactional capability, Analytical Window functions, user defined JS functions,...

Binh Le January 20, 2020
How to use N1QL to migrate Oracle data into Couchbase

How to use N1QL to migrate Oracle data into Couchbase

Getting the Couchbase server to run on your PC or Mac involves a few simple steps to download the software and spin up a cluster with all the Couchbase services that you need (https://docs.couchbase.com/server/6.0/getting-started/start-here.html). Sample buckets are available with the...

Binh Le July 9, 2019
A Preview of Couchbase 6.5 N1QL Features

A Preview of Couchbase 6.5 N1QL Features

Couchbase 6.5 release is one of the largest release content wise for Couchbase. For N1QL Query service, the focus for us is to bring Enterprise Database functionalities to the Couchbase Database. Expanding N1QL with additional functions to support Enterprise Application...

Binh Le June 22, 2019
N1QL Index Advisor: Improve Query Performance, Productivity

N1QL Index Advisor: Improve Query Performance, Productivity

As application developers, your main focus is to design the most efficient queries  for your application. You want to ensure the integrity of the data that your application pushes to the database, and construct the most efficient queries to retrieve...

Binh Le May 9, 2019
Couchbase’s N1QL Query Shatters the Limits of MongoDB™

Couchbase’s N1QL Query Shatters the Limits of MongoDB™

As NoSQL adoption grows, developers and enterprises alike require a general purpose database to replatform their mission-critical applications and services. These databases are no longer used only by backend services that need sub-second access to the data, but also by...

Binh Le March 25, 2019
Get a Bigger Picture with N1QL Window Functions and CTE

Get a Bigger Picture with N1QL Window Functions and CTE

Whether it is a personal need to understand your spending pattern from looking at the bank transactions, or seeking to improve the sales performance in your organization by looking at the sales activities, the real insights are only visible with...

Binh Le March 12, 2019
N1QL query with Self Referencing Hierarchy

N1QL query with Self Referencing Hierarchy

A data construct that often appears in business application is the hierarchical data structure. Hierarchy captures the parent-child relationship often between the same object. For instance a company structure captures the reporting line between employees. Business organization captures the relationship...

Binh Le February 17, 2019