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Learning Couchbase by Henry Potsangbam

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Concepts of Couchbase

Let's take a look at some of the concepts of Couchbase next in this section.

Buckets

In RDBMS, we usually encapsulate all relevant data for a particular application in a database namespace. Say, for example, we are developing an e-commerce application. We usually create a database name, e-commerce, which will be used as the logical namespace to store records in a table, such as customer or shopping cart details. It's called a bucket in a Couchbase terminology. So, whenever you want to store any document in a Couchbase cluster, you will be creating a bucket as a logical namespace as a first step. A bucket is an independent virtual container that groups documents logically in a Couchbase cluster, which is equivalent to a database ...

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