Category: Application Design

How to Condemn Your Microservices Architecture to Fail Before You Even Start

A lot has already been said about microservices over the last few years, but I commonly see new distributed systems being developed with the old mindset of monoliths. The side effect of building something new without the understanding of some...

Using Couchbase Analytics for Complex and Efficient Queries in a Java Application

Not too long ago I had written about using Couchbase’s new Analytics service, sometimes referred to as CBAS, within a Node.js application. In this example we had set up an Analytics dataset based on a sample Bucket and issued a...

Detect Sensitive Information In Your NoSQL Documents Automatically With Couchbase Functions

Storing sensitive information in a database without encryption is not a good thing, but have you ever done in on accident due to bugs in your application code or a misconfiguration in your database? What if there was a way...

Store more for less using data compression in Couchbase Server 5.5

With the launch of Couchbase Server 5.5, we have introduced end-to-end compression which allows data to remain compressed through: client to cache, to disk storage, to replication of data across data centers. Since most of our customer data is in JSON text...

Using Google Artificial Intelligence Services in Couchbase N1QL

“If you’re not using deep learning, you should be.” – Jeff Dean, Google Fellow. Google has started out with a mission to empower everything and everyone with Artificial Intelligence (A.I.).  It has open-sourced Tensorflow and supporting libraries to enable developers...

/ February 10, 2018

Use OpenWhisk for FaaS with Node.js and Couchbase NoSQL

If you’ve been keeping up with my content, you’ll remember that I had written an article titled, Use AWS Lambda and API Gateway with Node.js and Couchbase NoSQL. In this article we had explored using Amazon’s Serverless services to create Lambda...

Couchbase for Oracle developers — Part 3 : Database Objects

Here’s the home page for the series: http://ico9.allcrypto.company/couchbase-oracle-developers-part-1-overview/ Oracle DBAs work with clusters, machines, storage systems, disks, etc. Oracle developers and their applications work with databases, tables, rows, columns, partitions, users, data types within the Oracle database system.  Let’s compare and...

/ January 27, 2018

Couchbase for Oracle Developers – Part 2 : Architecture

Back in November, Raju Suravarjjala, (Sr. Director, Couchbase QE & Performance) and I  presented “Mindmap: Oracle to Couchbase For Developers”. You can see the slide deck here: http://bit.ly/2mPdJfo. Overview article for the series is at is at http://ico9.allcrypto.company/couchbase-oracle-developers-part-1-overview/  This series is written in...

/ January 22, 2018

Couchbase for Oracle Developers – Part 1 : Overview

Back in November, Raju Suravarjjala,(Sr. Director, Couchbase QE & Performance) and I  presented “Mindmap: Oracle to Couchbase For Developers”. You can see the slide deck here: http://bit.ly/2mPdJfo. Overview article for the series is at is at http://ico9.allcrypto.company/couchbase-oracle-developers-part-1-overview/  This series is written in collaboration...

/ January 17, 2018

Full Text Search: The Key to Better Natural Language Queries for NoSQL in Node.js

Querying a database with SQL or a similar technology is great until you find yourself needing to query natural language. Do you degrade the performance of your queries with wildcards? How about searching across multiple columns or properties? What happens...