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What Web3 & Decentralization Mean for Data Storage


The recent explosion of web3 content, discussion, and debating seems to have happened overnight. Or, maybe we just recently started using the term to describe what we’ve been moving towards since the Internet was first conceptualized. Either way, there are already tons of great articles out there on web3 and blockchain technology. Instead, I wanted … 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

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

Use Cases for a Low Latency Distributed 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