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Why DataOps is Critical to Driving Business Value


At this point, I don’t think it is necessary to convince anyone that data is becoming mission critical to organizations of all sizes.  We have seen an enormous growth in big data projects over the last decade.  Companies are trying to get an accurate picture of their customers across almost every vertical.  Many dollars have been invested in … Continued

The Risks of Multi-Tier Database Architecture


Over the last several years multi-tiered database architectures have become increasingly popular. These architectures typically consist of multiple different database products and can be made up of NoSQL products, SQL products, In-Memory products, Object stores etc.  A lot has been written about the benefits and the advantages.   They have become popular patterns due to a few different scenarios.  The … Continued

HarperDB’s Exploded Data Model


If you’ve looked around our website, talked to us at a trade show, or read an article about us, you’ve probably heard about our exploded data model. This is the keystone of HarperDB’s innovative database solution. Our patent-pending exploded data model is the reason we are fully-indexed with no data duplication, it’s why we can support full SQL … Continued

How to Pick a Database for your IoT Project


 There are a lot of things to consider when jumping into a new IoT project such as security, connectivity, hardware, device management, battery life, sensor types, and many more.  One of the things that often becomes an afterthought is data management.  That said, data management can have a major impact on many of the aforementioned areas.  The goal of … Continued

A Historical View of Data Storage and Retrieval


Histories of databases all start at relatively the same stage, technologically speaking, save the storage of data on rocks to paper ledgers.  Each history describes the evolution of the data model; hierarchical, network and then the transformational paper, “A Relational Model of Data for Large Shared Data Banks” by Edgar F. Codd. All the different syntaxes … Continued