A database, or perhaps any technology, is only as powerful as it is flexible. Some technologies and tools have great functionality but they make it difficult for the user- forcing them to adapt something on their end in order to access and/or accommodate the technology. While this may work for some folks, that’s not how … Continued
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In our 2.2.0 version release this week, we made major changes to the way role permissions are managed and used in HarperDB. Prior to this release, we used permissions as a way to explicitly identify schema items to restrict role access to. In our new release, we have flipped that paradigm and now use … Continued
The Cloud Hackathon that Brought it All Last month, the HarperDB team hosted our second hackathon and the participating teams did not disappoint. We had 10 submissions, and each was more unique than the last. The challenge was to extend the capabilities of HarperDB, whether that be creating SDK’s/add-ons to benefit developers, or features making … Continued
Recently, the HarperDB team invited the folks behind AlaSQL, a popular client-side in-memory SQL database, to a virtual Q&A. It was interesting to learn more about AlaSQL and how HarperDB uses AlaSQL on the backend. This got me thinking about one of the other tools we use within our tech foundation, LMDB. While we have … Continued
MongoDB is probably the most prolific NoSQL database in existence. They set the stage for a data revolution and we at HarperDB are eternally grateful for that. Yet, there are certain cases where MongoDB has outgrown its purpose or you’ve simply decided it’s time to try something new. Maybe you saw our benchmark and wanted … Continued
We’ve all been working hard here at HarperDB to bring you the new and improved HarperDB 2.0.One of the main features that received a makeover was our solution for enhancing distributed computing, and more specifically, clustering. The new version has improvements across the board with performance, reliability and scalability. In this blog I’m going to introduce the concept of clustering and how … Continued
At HarperDB, we’re working to build the best distributed database solution from the edge to the cloud. As a software developer on the team, I spend most of my time thinking about how to increase the stability and speed of our codebase – ideally, any work I’m doing achieves both of these priorities.