Tag: database

Arrays in JSON: Modeling, Querying and Indexing Performance

Arrays in JSON: Modeling, Querying and Indexing Performance

Array is THE difference between the relational model and the JSON model.   — Gerald Sangudi Abstract JSON array gives you flexibility in the type of elements,  number of elements, size of the elements, and the depth of the elements.  This...

August 4, 2020
Drumroll Please: A Trifecta of Trophies for Couchbase

Drumroll Please: A Trifecta of Trophies for Couchbase

How does an enterprise software company follow news of a substantial round of funding? With some great industry recognition, of course! I am excited to share that Couchbase was recently honored with multiple awards– for product innovation, customer feedback, and...

Example Architectures for Data Intensive Applications.

Example Architectures for Data Intensive Applications.

…a drawing should have no unnecessary lines and a machine no unnecessary parts.  —William Strunk Jr., Elements of Style In the book Designing Data-Intensive Applications: The Big Ideas Behind Reliable, Scalable, and Maintainable Systems, Martin Kleppmann has written about traits...

June 14, 2020
Couchbase Training: Program Update

Couchbase Training: Program Update

I joined Couchbase as Director of Technical Training last fall, and I’m excited to share with you some of the great things that have been going on in the training team over the past 5 months. Many of these projects...

April 16, 2020
Women’s History Month – Two Couchbase Engineer Interviews

Women’s History Month – Two Couchbase Engineer Interviews

Happy Women’s History Month! Time Magazine recently profiled its top 100 Women of the Year–women who have broken barriers and whose contributions have advanced science, art, education, athletics, politics, law, society (the list goes on), essentially paving the way for...

March 16, 2020
Best Practices and Patterns with Couchbase Mobile – Part 2

Best Practices and Patterns with Couchbase Mobile – Part 2

Couchbase Mobile enables a wide range of offline-first use cases of varying degrees of scale and complexity. In an earlier post, I discussed common patterns while using Couchbase Lite as embedded NoSQL data store within your apps. Those patterns focused...

N1QL (Query) Basic Order of Execution.

N1QL (Query) Basic Order of Execution.

Query syntax is limited. Queries are unlimited. Predicate pushdown, group by pushdown, offset pagination, keyset pagination, join optimization, search optimization, we’ve discussed it all. Still, it’s important to understand the default, simple — albeit slow — execution flow of the...

June 8, 2019
The Unreasonable Effectiveness of SQL

The Unreasonable Effectiveness of SQL

Two score and five years ago two young IBM researchers brought forth on databases, a new language, conceived in relational, dedicated to the proposition that data can be manipulated declaratively and easily.   In the years since Don Chamberlin and Ramond...

April 2, 2019
Riding the Wave to Big Data NoSQL Leadership at Couchbase

Riding the Wave to Big Data NoSQL Leadership at Couchbase

Today, Forrester Research Inc. has recognized Couchbase as a Leader in its “The Forrester Wave™: Big Data NoSQL, Q1 2019.” [download here] Recognition from Forrester is a great honor, because when they say something, the industry sits up and pays...

YCSB-JSON: Implementation for Couchbase and MongoDB

YCSB is a great benchmarking tool built to be easily extended by any driver which supports and implements basic operations like: insert, read, update, delete and scan. Plain synthetic data introduced by YCSB fits this paradigm perfectly. But when it comes...

October 6, 2018