Category: Application Design

Aggregate grouping with N1QL / MapReduce

Aggregate grouping with N1QL / MapReduce

Aggregate grouping is what I’m titling this blog post, but I don’t know if it’s the best name. Have you ever used MySQL’s GROUP_CONCAT function or the FOR XML PATH('') workaround in SQL Server? That’s basically what I’m writing about...

August 22, 2017
Bringing Your User Profile Store to Mobile with NativeScript and Angular

Bringing Your User Profile Store to Mobile with NativeScript and Angular

Continuing down the path of user profile stores, we had previously seen how to create one with Node.js and Couchbase NoSQL as well as a web client front-end for it using Angular. What if we wanted to take this into...

Use TypeScript, Angular as the Front-End for Your User Profile Store

Use TypeScript, Angular as the Front-End for Your User Profile Store

I recently wrote a tutorial titled, Creating a User Profile Store with Node.js and a NoSQL Database, as it is a very popular subject and use-case when it comes to NoSQL databases. In that tutorial, we created an API using Node.js...

Create a User Profile Store with Node.js and a NoSQL Database

Create a User Profile Store with Node.js and a NoSQL Database

There are many use-cases for NoSQL databases, one that I encounter frequently is creating a user profile store and session. This use-case lends itself to a NoSQL database. Profiles often need to be flexible and accept data changes. While possible...

Deploy a PHP with Couchbase Application as Docker Containers

Deploy a PHP with Couchbase Application as Docker Containers

Earlier in the year I wrote about containerizing applications written in various development technologies that communicate with Couchbase Server. For example, I had written about deploying a Golang application with Docker, a Java application with Docker, and a Node.js application...

Persist and Abstract Data in a Nativescript Typescript Application

Persist and Abstract Data in a Nativescript Typescript Application

Couchbase is a great tool to persist data inside our app. If you haven’t heard of it, it’s a document object storage that allows you to save your data. If you are using NativeScript-Angular, there are already some great tutorials...

Data Sharing with Couchbase Lite between iOS Apps and App Extensions

Data Sharing with Couchbase Lite between iOS Apps and App Extensions

This post discusses how to use Couchbase Lite as an embedded database to share data between your iOS App and iOS App Extension.  App Extensions implement a specific task or functionality that can be exposed to other apps on the device...

Sample Application with Spring and Angular: GitTalent

Sample Application with Spring and Angular: GitTalent

One of the first big projects I was involved in after I started at Couchbase last year was helping to create a sample application that would be demonstrated at Couchbase Connect. Sample application It was an enormous team effort to...

May 3, 2017
Building Applications with Node.js, Angular, and Couchbase (video)

Building Applications with Node.js, Angular, and Couchbase (video)

Couchbase holds regular Meetups in our Mountain View office and elsewhere. During our February 2nd, 2017 Meetup, Nic Raboy gave a hands-on demonstration of building an application using Node.js, Angular, and Couchbase. Watch the video here and check out the...

N1QL: A Practical Guide

N1QL: A Practical Guide

N1QL is designed to help developers easily develop applications to solve real-world problems.  Technically, N1QL is designed to give developers and enterprises an expressive, powerful, and complete language for querying, transforming, and manipulating JSON data. N1QL takes inspiration from SQL...

March 17, 2017
Service Discovery with Java and Database application in Kubernetes

Service Discovery with Java and Database application in Kubernetes

This blog will show how a simple Java application can talk to a database using service discovery in Kubernetes.    Service Discovery with Java and Database application in DC/OS explains why service discovery is an important aspect for a multi-container application. That...

Moving from SQL Server to Couchbase Part 3: App Migration

Moving from SQL Server to Couchbase Part 3: App Migration

Moving from SQL Server to Couchbase Part 3: App Migration In this series of blog posts, I’m going to lay out the considerations when moving to a document database when you have a relational background. Specifically, Microsoft SQL Server as...

March 7, 2017