Category: Best Practices and Tutorials

Determining Status of a Replication in Couchbase Lite

Determining Status of a Replication in Couchbase Lite

Couchbase Lite runs replications (syncs) using background threads. Starting and stopping replications doesn’t happen synchronously. This can lead to mistakes in detecting the state of a replication. The Replication class has, depending on platform, either a running property or a...

Workshop Content for Full-Stack Java and NoSQL Development Now Available

Workshop Content for Full-Stack Java and NoSQL Development Now Available

About a week ago I was at DevNexus 2017 in Atlanta, Georgia, giving a workshop on creating full stack applications using a variety of technologies such as Java, Angular, Docker, Couchbase, and JavaFX. Everyone who participated in the full day...

Joining NoSQL Data: MongoDB Query Language vs Couchbase N1QL

Joining NoSQL Data: MongoDB Query Language vs Couchbase N1QL

One of the most frequent questions I receive when it comes to NoSQL is on the subject of joining data from multiple documents into a single query result. While this question is brought up more frequently from RDBMS developers, I...

Microsoft Azure and Couchbase Hands on Lab (Detroit)

Microsoft Azure and Couchbase Hands on Lab (Detroit)

Microsoft Azure and Couchbase are presenting a free hands-on lab “Lunch & Learn” on using NoSQL with Docker Containers. When: Wednesday, March 8th, 2017 – 11:00am – 2:00pm Where: Microsoft Technology Center 1000 Town Center, Suite 250, Room MPR3 Southfield,...

February 23, 2017
Managing Secrets in Couchbase 4.6

Managing Secrets in Couchbase 4.6

Every software application has secrets. Password, API Key, secure Tokens all fall into category of secrets.  There are dire consequences if your production secret keys would get into the wrong hands. You’ll want to tightly control how and when your...

Deploy Docker Container to Oracle Container Cloud Service

Deploy Docker Container to Oracle Container Cloud Service

Getting Started with Oracle Container Cloud Service explained how to get started with Oracle’s managed container service. Well, the intent was to show how to get started but getting to “getting started” was itself quite involving. And now this blog will really show how...

Stateful Containers using Portworx and Couchbase

Stateful Containers using Portworx and Couchbase

  Containers are meant to be ephemeral and so scale pretty well for stateless applications. Stateful containers, such as Couchbase, need to be treated differently. Managing Persistence for Docker Containers provide a great overview of how to manage persistence for stateful containers....

Using Couchbase JDBC with Tibco BusinessWorks

Using Couchbase JDBC with Tibco BusinessWorks

Couchbase JDBC and Tibco ActiveMatrix Business Works 6.3 Summary Establish rapid application workflows with Tibco ActiveMatrix Business Works by using Couchbase Server third-party drivers provided by SimbaTechnologies and CData. Table of Contents Third Party Tools Query Data Integration Tibco Business Works Setup...

Moving from SQL Server to Couchbase Part 2: Data Migration

Moving from SQL Server to Couchbase Part 2: Data 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 compared to Couchbase Server. In three parts, I’m going to...

February 14, 2017
Getting Started with Oracle Container Cloud Service

Getting Started with Oracle Container Cloud Service

Oracle Container Cloud Service is Oracle’s entry into the world of managed container service. There are plenty of existing options: Docker for AWS or Azure Amazon Elastic Container Service Google Container Engine Azure Container Service DC/OS by Mesosphere OpenShift by Red Hat...

Moving from SQL Server to Couchbase Part 1: Data Modeling

Moving from SQL Server to Couchbase Part 1: Data Modeling

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 compared to Couchbase Server. In three parts, I’m going to...

February 3, 2017
Integration Tests and your Couchbase Application

Integration Tests and your Couchbase Application

Proper integration tests require a complete setup of your infrastructure. And this can be a litle hard to put in place sometimes, especially when you need to support your developer lapop, your CI node, or any other machine where you...