Category: Couchbase Server

Physical Storage Layer Options for Couchbase as a Persistent System of records

Physical Storage Layer Options for Couchbase as a Persistent System of records

In a previous blog, I talked about various storage strategies that need to be considered when choosing the correct storage to meet your business requirements. This becomes more salient as datasets continue to grow and consistent performance is mandated by...

Advanced Geospatial Support added to Search Service

Advanced Geospatial Support added to Search Service

The Couchbase Search service is introducing higher dimensional geospatial indexing and querying capabilities with the Couchbase Server release 7.1.2. Until this new feature, the Search service was limited to indexing single dimensional geopoint/location fields. Queries were limited to bounding queries...

November 9, 2022
Why Choose a NoSQL Database? There Are Many Great Reasons

Why Choose a NoSQL Database? There Are Many Great Reasons

NoSQL, short for “Not only SQL,” is a term used for database systems that store information in a variety of formats to support requirements that traditional relational (or SQL) databases have difficulties addressing. Legacy relational systems were designed to minimize...

From N1QL to JavaScript and Back – Part 7: Hierarchical JavaScript Storage

From N1QL to JavaScript and Back – Part 7: Hierarchical JavaScript Storage

In previous blogs, we covered executing N1QL (SQL++) from JavaScript functions, processing documents through iterators, manipulating data, handling errors, prepared statements and other advanced topics. The final topic to cover is a newly added feature to 7.1 that enables JavaScript library storage options....

How Couchbase Customers Build Offline First Apps That Work Anywhere, All The Time

How Couchbase Customers Build Offline First Apps That Work Anywhere, All The Time

Consider the following questions: Are the mobile apps that you deliver suffering poor adoption or bad reviews on app stores? Can the mobile apps that you build be used anywhere, including the middle of nowhere? Are you losing business due...

Security vulnerability CVE-2022-42889, Text4Shell

Security vulnerability CVE-2022-42889, Text4Shell

A critical severity security vulnerability known as Text4Shell, affecting the Apache Commons Text library (CVE-2022-42889) was made public on October 13, 2022. As soon as Couchbase became aware of this issue, we investigated it immediately within our product and security...

Magma: The Next-Generation Document Storage Engine

Magma: The Next-Generation Document Storage Engine

The Couchbase database platform supports two storage mechanisms: Couchstore, the default, and Magma, the recently released engine. Both offer benefits under various scenarios. This blog post gives a brief overview of the new Magma storage engine, provides a comparison of...

October 17, 2022
What is Data Modeling? Conceptual, Physical, Logical

What is Data Modeling? Conceptual, Physical, Logical

Data modeling is the process of planning a structure to represent how information and relationships between information will be stored in your system. This post is a brief introduction to data modeling, as well as three progressive types of data...

October 7, 2022
From N1QL to JavaScript and Back – Part 6: Advanced Topics

From N1QL to JavaScript and Back – Part 6: Advanced Topics

In previous blogs, we covered executing N1QL (SQL++) from JavaScript functions, processing documents through iterators, manipulating data, handling errors, and using prepared statements. We have a few more advanced topics to cover before we move onto manipulating JavaScript libraries, such as calling other...

Powering the Gaming Industry’s Most Popular Titles with Couchbase

Powering the Gaming Industry’s Most Popular Titles with Couchbase

The gaming market is bigger than ever and growing. According to BusinessOfApps, over 55 billion games were downloaded in 2021 between Google Play and the Apple App Store alone, and in a recent blog on mobile gaming industry statistics, mobile...

From N1QL to JavaScript and Back – Part 5: Prepared statements

From N1QL to JavaScript and Back – Part 5: Prepared statements

In previous blogs, we covered executing N1QL (SQL++) from JavaScript functions, processing documents through iterators, manipulating data. and handling errors. We now move to executing dynamic statements. Prepared statements JavaScript functions can prepare and execute prepared statements, much like any request...

How to Choose a Database-as-a-Service (DBaaS)

How to Choose a Database-as-a-Service (DBaaS)

Picking a database is a long-term commitment, whether for an application or a data warehouse project. The database is the foundation of your application and provides secure storage and access to all of your information. And without data, you don’t...