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Build a Dynamic REST API with Custom Functions


I’m a new software developer here at HarperDB. So like many of you visiting the blog, I’ve got fresh eyes on this product. Two weeks ago, my sights were set on HarperDB’s newest feature, Custom Functions. My task was to create a plug-and-play REST API template with our Custom Functions. As you read this I … Continued

HarperDB in the Real World


By now you may be familiar with HarperDB and how we’re different from other databases out there, but you might be wondering how folks are currently using HarperDB in real-world applications. Or, if you already have a database of choice that’s working well, you may be wondering why you would take the plunge to try something new. Fair … Continued

HarperDB is Collapsing the Stack: Introducing Custom Functions


Introducing the newest innovation from HarperDB: HarperDB Custom Functions. With the release of HarperDB 3.1 users are able to define their own API endpoints within HarperDB. What does that mean for you? HarperDB grows from a distributed database to a distributed application development platform with integrated persistence – one that can serve as a single solution for … Continued

What is Geo Redundancy?


Let’s talk geo-redundancy! Ever heard of it? There are many benefits to redundancy, and it is important for IT teams and general organizations to utilize/implement redundancy methodologies as a safety net. Having these systems in place can improve reliability and availability while reducing downtime. This is because there are certain variables that businesses rely on … Continued

HarperDB 2021 Roadmap – Product Team Interview


As with any innovative, fast-paced tech startup, the community is often curious about what’s to come. What’s the next feature, product adaptation, project, etc. (As if being the first distributed database with hybrid SQL/NoSQL functionality and a REST API isn’t enough … 😆 jk jk). So, as HarperDB embarks on the most exciting year yet, I decided … Continued

HERN Stack, Comin’ In Hot


New tech terms and lingo are constantly popping up in the development world. It’s hard to keep up! People also love to share and debate about their favorite tech stacks and tools / frameworks. That said, there is no ultimate right or wrong answer when it comes to choosing a tech stack because it really … Continued

Containers Explained (By a Non-Developer)


Happy Holidays! I wanted to squeeze in one more explained blog before the end of the year and I picked a doozy to finish out 2020. Let’s take a look at the mysterious, the elusive, yet amazing THING that is containers (yup, calling it a thing). When I thought about containers before I did my … Continued