All posts by Hod Greeley, Developer Advocate, Couchbase

Hod Greeley is a Developer Advocate for Couchbase, living in Silicon Valley. He has over two decades of experience as a software engineer and engineering manager. He has worked in a variety of software fields, including computational physics and chemistry, computer and network security, finance, and mobile. Prior to joining Couchbase in 2016, Hod led developer relations for mobile at Samsung. Hod holds a Ph.D. in chemical physics from Columbia University.

Docker

Simplified Couchbase Server Cluster Creation via Docker

It’s pretty straight-forward to run an instance of Couchbase Server in a Docker container. It takes a bit more work to set up and fully configure a cluster. In this post, I’m going to walk through a shell script I...

Couchbase High Availability and Disaster Recovery: Java Multi-Cluster Aware Client

In this post, I’m going to take a look at a sample application that uses the Couchbase Server Multi-Cluster Aware (MCA) Java client. This client goes hand-in-hand with Couchbase’s Cross-Data Center Replication (XDCR) capabilities. XDCR supports flexible replication of data...

Couchbase High Availability and Disaster Recovery: Setting up XDCR Step-by-Step

High Availability (HA) and Disaster Recovery (DR) are two of the driving reasons to move from a traditional RDBMS to a NoSQL-based system like Couchbase Server. In this webinar we went over the many features of Couchbase Server that address...

Controlling Hierarchical Logging with SLF4J and Logback

Couchbase Server is a complex product. Like most substantive software, and especially enterprise products, monitoring behavior through logging is important. I recently wrote a small sample application using the Couchbase Multi-Cluster Aware Java client. This client can handle fail over...

N1QL

Bringing SQL to NoSQL – Rich, Declarative Querying for JSON

Couchbase Server is a document-oriented NoSQL database. Most NoSQL systems force you to sacrifice the rich querying capabilities of SQL in trade for the other benefits they offer. At Couchbase, we’ve developed the N1QL query language to solve this problem....

Triggering Data Synchronization from the Cloud using Urban Airship Push Notifications

Introduction In this post I’ll show a sample Android application built with Couchbase Lite that uses an Urban Airship push notification to trigger synchronizing data from the cloud to a mobile device. Here “the cloud” will be a Sync Gateway...

Managing REST APIs with Swagger (video)

Couchbase incorporated Swagger into our documentation a few months ago. “Swagger” refers to an ecosystem of tools and other resources for managing REST APIs. Core to Swagger is the Swagger specification. (The group behind Swagger donated the spec to the...

Building Applications with Node.js, Angular, and Couchbase (video)

Couchbase holds regular Meetups in our Mountain View office and elsewhere. During our February 2nd, 2017 Meetup, Nic Raboy gave a hands-on demonstration of building an application using Node.js, Angular, and Couchbase. Watch the video here and check out the...

Couchbase Mobile Stack

Technical Details of the 1.4 Release of Couchbase Mobile (video)

Couchbase recently released the 1.4 version of the Couchbase Mobile stack.  1.4 includes the first release of Sync Gateway Accelerator into general availability. This short video describes some of the technical details of the new features.  Mostly it focuses on...

Codenvy, Eclipse Che, Docker, and Couchbase: Coding in the Cloud at Devoxx US

This week Couchbase was at Devoxx US.  Devoxx is a hugely influential conference series, well known in Europe.  This was the first one to take place in the United States. While I was there I had a chance to talk...