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Data Monitoring for Modern Industrial Challenges


Organizations in the industrial space deal with similar challenges when it comes to data, and those challenges become more prominent the longer they go unanswered. Industry 4.0 is moving forward at full speed, meaning that traditional manufacturing and industrial processes continue to be automated with modern technology — which is super exciting! This is done … Continued

Industries that Need a High Performing Low Latency Database


There are certain industries that greatly benefit from high-performing, low-latency, geo-distributed technologies, while other organizations might be more focused on vertically scaling architectures. This is dependent on numerous factors including the data pipeline, network, data structure, type of product or solution, short and long term goals, etc. While there are currently many databases and tools … 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

Reduce Data Latency with Geo Distributed Databases


Do you ever have those moments where you know you’re thinking faster than the app you’re using? You click something and have time to think “what’s taking so long?” It’s frustrating to say the least, but it’s an all-too-common problem in modern applications. A driving factor of this delay is latency, caused by offloading processing … 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

Enhance Your Hybrid Cloud Strategy with a New “Edge”


Large cloud providers are not highly distributed. In other words, they tend to have large data centers for specific regions. This may not sound like a big deal, but globally in areas with weaker Internet backbones or cases requiring minimal latency, this can come at a large cost. These centralized data centers may have been … Continued