Category: Best Practices and Tutorials

Couchbase Mobile at O’Reilly Fluent Conference 2016

Tomorrow, March 8, 2016, I will be at O’Reilly Fluent 2016 in San Francisco representing Couchbase. I have a very special workshop and presentation that I’ll be giving that is on the topic of building a mobile application that synchronizes...

Moving data from Oracle to Couchbase

One request I found frequently in customers is about moving data between Oracle and Couchbase. Oracle is a widely deployed relational database, and customers moving to Couchbase have this starting point challenge. How do we load my Couchbase database from...

Moving from MongoDB to Couchbase Server

Moving from MongoDB to Couchbase server This is a developer-focused guide to moving your application’s data store from MongoDB to Couchbase Server, following on from Laurent’s guide to making the move from PostgreSQL. While it doesn’t cover every corner-case, it...

Getting started with Kafka and Couchbase as an endpoint

Couchbase is great as a source for Apache Kafka using the DCP connector. However it is also great as an endpoint for digesting data, as it is fast, memory first and reliable storage. In this blog post I will show...

Couchbase Full Text (CBFT) for Content Management

Full Text Search (FTS) is a main capability of Content Management systems to search both content and metadata associated to the content. In a previous blog, I already discussed about a new fully scalable architecture for Content Management using Apache Chemistry...

Moving SQL business logic to the Application Layer

Last time we left with a very raw, straight forward import of SQL tables in Couchbase, with one document per table row.  But there is still work to do. Primary keys have changed in the process so we need to...

Moving SQL database content to Couchbase

Since the GA release of N1QL, we get a lot of questions about moving content from a SQL database to Couchbase. There are many different ways to do so. Today, I have chosen what is probably the simplest. I will...

NDP Episode #1: NoSQL in the Perspective of Industry Leaders

I am pleased to announce the first ever NoSQL Database Podcast episode hosted by Couchbase. The episode is titled NoSQL in the Perspective of Industry Leaders and focuses on a lot of introductory material for NoSQL in general. In the...

Storing Blobs in Couchbase for Content Management

This blog was originally posted on Cecile Le Pape's personal blog. To see to original blog post, click here.    In my previous post, I talked about how to setup a flexible content management service using Couchbase as the metadata repository,...

Test the Latest Couchbase Features with a Docker Image

We’re lucky to have a smart and active team of developers at Couchbase and they often come up with new things for us try out! If you follow this blog you might have seen we published a developer preview for...

Free Couchbase training online

If you’re new to Couchbase, or non-relational databases generally, you might be wondering where to start your learning. You can get up to speed quickly by following our new introductory online training courses. They’re free and will take you from knowing...

The Value of Schemaless Databases

Schemaless (or “schema-less”) databases are the latest buzzword in the IT world. Geek programmers seem to love the flexibility and low cost and these attributes have fired up many a start-up. Having come from a heavily relational database background the...