Category: Application Design

How Adaptive Applications Unlock Innovation in a New AI Age

How Adaptive Applications Unlock Innovation in a New AI Age

We stand on the verge of a generative AI (GenAI) revolution. Some 98% of organizations have specific GenAI goals for 2024 — accounting for nearly a third of digital modernization spend last year and in 2024, according to new research...

Tyler Mitchell June 11, 2024
Elevating Remote Development: Couchbase VSCode Extension Now Supports GitHub Codespaces, Google Project IDX, And More

Elevating Remote Development: Couchbase VSCode Extension Now Supports GitHub Codespaces, Google Project IDX, And More

Welcome to a new era of remote development with Couchbase! We’re thrilled to announce a significant update to our Couchbase VSCode Extension. With our latest release, we’ve expanded our horizons to support GitHub Codespaces and various other remote development environments....

What is Data Mining? Techniques, Tools, and Applications

What is Data Mining? Techniques, Tools, and Applications

What is Data Mining? Data mining is a type of data analysis that involves searching through large amounts of information to find patterns and insights. Imagine having a giant library with thousands of books, but you just need to find...

Hybrid Search: An Overview

Hybrid Search: An Overview

What is Hybrid Search? Hybrid search typically refers to a search approach that combines multiple search methodologies or technologies to provide more comprehensive and accurate results. In the context of information retrieval, hybrid search often involves blending traditional keyword-based searching...

A Java Microservices Overview

A Java Microservices Overview

In the last decade, microservices have changed how developers and organizations build and ship applications. According to Stack Overflow’s 2023 Developer Survey, nearly 49% of software professionals use microservices daily. To further understand how microservices have risen in popularity, we’ll...

What are Foundation Models? (Plus Types and Use Cases)

What are Foundation Models? (Plus Types and Use Cases)

What is a Foundation Model? A foundation model is a powerful type of artificial intelligence (AI) trained on massive amounts of general data, allowing it to tackle a broad range of tasks. Foundation models, such as OpenAI’s GPT (Generative Pre-trained...

Column-Store vs. Row-Store: What’s The Difference?

Column-Store vs. Row-Store: What’s The Difference?

When’s the last time you used a database? Most of us are so accustomed to user-friendly interfaces like TikTok, bank apps, and work programs that we don’t realize we’re interacting with databases all the time. We’re even less inclined to...

Learning on the Couch with FreeCodeCamp: Version Control – Git + GitHub

Learning on the Couch with FreeCodeCamp: Version Control – Git + GitHub

If you’d like to watch this blog live, here is a video of Nyah Macklin & Jessica Rose walking through the process of installing Git and setting up a GitHub account. Watch below or read on. In our last post,...

Differences Between Serverless vs. Cloud Computing

Differences Between Serverless vs. Cloud Computing

Overview of Serverless Computing and Cloud Computing This blog post will discuss the main differences between serverless and cloud computing, their advantages and disadvantages, and their primary use cases. Keep reading to learn which type of computing is the best...

API vs. SDK: Breaking Down the Differences (Plus Examples)

API vs. SDK: Breaking Down the Differences (Plus Examples)

This blog post will discuss what APIs and SDKs are, the differences between them, how developers use them, and situations in which you would benefit from choosing one over the other. What is an API? The traditional definition of an...

A Guide to Vector Search

A Guide to Vector Search

What is Vector Search? Developers are flocking to vector search to make their applications more adaptive to their users. As the term search implies, vector search is for finding and comparing objects using a concept known as vectors. Put simply,...

Tyler Mitchell February 26, 2024
An Overview of Retrieval-Augmented Generation (RAG)

An Overview of Retrieval-Augmented Generation (RAG)

What Is Retrieval-Augmented Generation? There’s no doubt that large language models (LLMs) have transformed natural language processing, but at times, they can be inconsistent, random, or even plain wrong in the responses they deliver to a prompt. While this can...

Caroline Kerns February 21, 2024