Category: Full-Text Search

What Is Fuzzy Matching and How to Use It Correctly

What Is Fuzzy Matching and How to Use It Correctly

Have you sound yourself asking the question, “What is fuzzy matching?” Fuzzy matching allows you to identify non-exact matches of your target item. It is the foundation stone of many search engine frameworks and one of the main reasons why...

Building a Shazam-like app to understand how Tokenizers and Filters work | FTS Part 2

Building a Shazam-like app to understand how Tokenizers and Filters work | FTS Part 2

In the previous blog post, we talked about why full-text search is a better solution at scale to implement a well-designed search in your application. In this second part, we are going to deep-dive on the Inverted Index and explore...

Why you should avoid LIKE % | Deep Dive on FTS – Part 1

Why you should avoid LIKE % | Deep Dive on FTS – Part 1

Search was probably one the most overlooked features in past applications. However, in recent years, it has really gotten all the attention it deserves as we have finally realized how it can increase sales or shape user’s behavior and engagement....

Announcing Couchbase Server 6.0 Beta

Announcing Couchbase Server 6.0 Beta

The innovation engine at Couchbase is in full swing and we’ve made significant updates in the 6.0 beta to the Analytics, Eventing, and Full-Text Search services. Couchbase Analytics Service is now officially in beta – it’s been 2 years since...

Full-text search improvements in Couchbase Server 5.5 & 6.0

Full-text search improvements in Couchbase Server 5.5 & 6.0

Couchbase Server 5.5 and 6.0 add several new features to the Full-Text Search (FTS) service (among many other new features). Included, are performance/manageability improvements, finalizing the geospatial feature, and adding extensive new language analyzers. Indexing engine improvements Foundational improvements were...

Tyler Mitchell August 22, 2018
Create a Full Text Search Typeahead With Go, jQuery, NoSQL

Create a Full Text Search Typeahead With Go, jQuery, NoSQL

About a week ago I write a tutorial for implementing a typeahead search with Node.js and jQuery. A typeahead is one of many great use-cases when using full text search (FTS), but it certainly isn’t the only use-case. As many...

Typeahead: Develop with Couchbase Full-Text Search & Node.js

Typeahead: Develop with Couchbase Full-Text Search & Node.js

Over the past year or so I’ve written a variety of tutorials around the full-text search (FTS) service of Couchbase, most of which are specific examples of how to do something with one of the SDKs and never really anything...

The Couchbase Data Platform in Action: Step-by-Step Setup

The Couchbase Data Platform in Action: Step-by-Step Setup

Note: This post uses the the Couchbase Analytics Data Definition Language as of the version 5.5 preview release.  For updates and information on breaking changes in newer versions, please refer to Changes to the Couchbase Analytics Service. The application built for...

The Couchbase Data Platform in Action: Configuring the Application

The Couchbase Data Platform in Action: Configuring the Application

Note: This post uses the the Couchbase Analytics Data Definition Language as of the version 5.5 preview release.  For updates and information on breaking changes in newer versions, please refer to Changes to the Couchbase Analytics Service. For the Couchbase Connect...

Tutorial: Using the Query API With Couchbase Lite, iOS

Tutorial: Using the Query API With Couchbase Lite, iOS

Couchbase Lite 2.0 is a powerful NoSQL embedded data store for iOS, Android and .Net Mobile Platforms. In an earlier tutorial, we explored the basics of Database and Document CRUD operations using Couchbase Lite within your iOS Swift app. In...

The Couchbase Data Platform in Action: Couchbase Connect 2017 SV Demo Technical Overview

The Couchbase Data Platform in Action: Couchbase Connect 2017 SV Demo Technical Overview

Last Fall we showed a 30 minute live demo of a full stack application written using a broad range of the Couchbase Data Platform capabilities. This was at the Couchbase Connect Silicon Valley 2017 conference.   In this introductory post,...

The Couchbase Data Platform in Action: The Couchbase Connect 2017 Silicon Valley Technical Demo

The Couchbase Data Platform in Action: The Couchbase Connect 2017 Silicon Valley Technical Demo

A Full Stack Application Built Using the Couchbase Data Platform This past year, at the annual Couchbase Connect conference in Silicon Valley, we were proud to present a technical demonstration showing much of the breadth of the Couchbase Data Platform...