Tag: data modelling

Data Structures & Queries with Couchbase N1QL (SQL for JSON)

Data Structures & Queries with Couchbase N1QL (SQL for JSON)

In the Data Structures for NoSQL Applications post, we used simplified JSON data access through native collections, maps, and more. This post demonstrates querying that data using higher-level N1QL queries, the SQL-based language for JSON. Developers can focus on managing...

January 27, 2021
Couchbase for Oracle Developers – Part 4 : Data types

Couchbase for Oracle Developers – Part 4 : Data types

Link to the series home page: https://www.couchbase.com/blog/couchbase-oracle-developers-part-2-architecture/ As part of data remodeling, while moving from the relational model to the JSON model, you’ll have to consider the data type mapping. In Oracle, you’ll have to create and declare the types...

March 25, 2020

FakeIt Series 5 of 5: Rapid Mobile Development with Sync-Gateway

How we can leverage FakeIt + Couchbase Server + Sync Gateway to get our local environment up and running for mobile development. We will be doing this by using Docker and docker-compose.

FakeIt Series 4 of 5: Working with Existing Data

FakeIt allows you to provide existing data to your models through JSON, CSV or CSON files. This data is exposed as an inputs variable in each of a models *run and *build functions.

FakeIt Series 3 of 5: Lean Models through Definitions

Definitions are a way of creating reusable set(s) within your model. It allows you to define a set of properties / values one time, referencing them multiple times throughout your model. Definitions in a FakeIt model are very similar to...

FakeIt Series 2 of 5: Shared Data and Dependencies

There are tons of random data generators available, a simple Google Search will give you more than enough to choose from. However, almost all of these have the same frustrating flaw, which is they can only ever deal with a...

FakeIt Series 1 of 5: Generating Fake Data

There are countless blog posts on data modeling, key and document patterns. All of these posts give a great introduction into how to structure and model your documents in Couchbase, but none of them tell you what to do next....

Data modelling for N1QL

In my posts on key-value data modelling with Couchbase, the main concerns were: * when to embed data and when to refer * building secondary indexes * key design. In a N1QL world, we’re still thinking about similar things and in this post...