Category: Analytics

Extend Couchbase Analytics with SQL Server using CData

Extend Couchbase Analytics with SQL Server using CData

Extend Couchbase Analytics with SQL Server using CData. This article will guide you through the steps needed to setup the connection from Couchbase Analytics to SQL Server using the CData ODBC driver for Couchbase. More details regarding this driver can...

Deep Dive: Window functions in Couchbase Analytics

Deep Dive: Window functions in Couchbase Analytics

Couchbase Server 6.5 brings a host of new features [1] to the leading NoSQL database. One of the key additions to the N1QL query language is support for window functions. These functions were originally introduced in the SQL:2003 standard and provide...

Analytics Explain Plan – Part 1

Analytics Explain Plan – Part 1

Co-author:  Till Westmann,  Senior Director, Engineering Introduction Couchbase Analytics is the “newest kid on the block” amongst all the services available in Couchbase Server. The new service is providing rapid time to insight in many use cases like ship to...

Customer 360 – Part 4 – Analyzing Your Data

Customer 360 – Part 4 – Analyzing Your Data

OK, so we’ve looked at building aspects of a Customer 360 solution in previous posts. We looked at an overview of what’s involved in part 1, and since you’re reading this, I’m assuming that the threat of having to think...

August 13, 2019

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...

Couchbase 6.5 – Scan Consistency in Analytics

Couchbase 6.5 – Scan Consistency in Analytics

Since the GA back in Nov 2018, Couchbase Analytics is being used in multiple verticals for rapid time to insight – ad-hoc analysis by a payment provider,  shopping cart analysis by an e-tailer, next gen ticket booking engine by a...

Extend Couchbase Analytics with RapidMiner using CData

Extend Couchbase Analytics with RapidMiner using CData

Extend Couchbase Analytics with RapidMiner using CData This article will guide you through the steps needed to setup the connection from RapidMiner to Couchbase Analytics using the CData JDBC driver for Couchbase. More details regarding this driver can be found...

Cost Based Optimizer for Couchbase N1QL (SQL for JSON)

Cost Based Optimizer for Couchbase N1QL (SQL for JSON)

Authors & Engineering Team: Bingjie Miao, Keshav Murthy,  Marco Greco, Prathibha Bisarahalli. Couchbase, Inc.  A rule-based optimizer knows rules for everything and cost for nothing – Oscar Wilde Abstract Couchbase is a distributed JSON database. It provides distributed data processing,...

August 7, 2019
Analytics – Love the Doc Model You’re With

Analytics – Love the Doc Model You’re With

In business applications, the data is often modeled for a large number of concurrent low latency queries. If you want to gain insight by looking at trends, however, you end up wishing you had an entirely different data model. The...

July 26, 2019
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
Build Real-time Dashboards – Couchbase Analytics & Tableau

Build Real-time Dashboards – Couchbase Analytics & Tableau

This blog covers how to set up a Couchbase Analytics cluster in under 5 clicks and create a real-time visualization dashboard with Tableau.  Introduction Couchbase Server is a hybrid NoSQL database that supports operational and analytical workloads. Couchbase Analytics in...

The Unreasonable Effectiveness of SQL

The Unreasonable Effectiveness of SQL

Two score and five years ago two young IBM researchers brought forth on databases, a new language, conceived in relational, dedicated to the proposition that data can be manipulated declaratively and easily.   In the years since Don Chamberlin and Ramond...

April 2, 2019