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Using SocketCluster for Distributed Computing


The HarperDB team built the first and only database written in Node.js, which implements SocketCluster for distributed computing in a unique way. Kyle Bernhardy, HarperDB CTO and Co-Founder, recently gave a talk on the inner-workings of SocketCluster, including a code review to highlight SocketCluster concepts within a database framework. I highly recommend checking out his talk at the link so … Continued

Building an Edge Database for IoT with Linux File System


Hello world!  My name is Sam and I am the newest member of the HarperDB Engineering Team.   While I may be relatively new, I have been following the company since they launched last year (I’ve known Stephen since college) and jumped at the opportunity to join this awesome team.  I was and still am excited by the … Continued

The ROI of Moving the Cloud to the Edge


Many of our blogs have focused on unleashing the power of the edge by shifting decision making from the cloud to the field.  They have focused on what is possible, what is coming in the future, and how this can help businesses make faster and smarter decisions.    While there are some incredibly exciting innovations happening in these areas that are … Continued

Mobile Asset Framework in Heavy Duty Vehicles @ Authentic


 On the plains of Eastern Colorado about 50 miles southeast of our office in Denver is Authentic Drilling Inc.  Authentic Drilling was started a couple years ago by Sherri Meicklejohn, an entrepreneurial and visionary businesswoman who has developed one of the more innovative drilling companies in the US.  Authentic Drilling offers a wide variety of geotechnical, environmental … Continued

Distributed Cache: Stretch Your Memory


Data drives our lives. Our apps, our spending, our home, it’s all driven from a datastore somewhere. On the scale that we constantly ask questions of our devices we might wonder, just how are these systems keeping up with the sheer scale of all the constant data requests being delivered to our brains?  NoSQL databases are built to … Continued

2018 Predictions for Big Data, Databases, & Analytics


Happy New Year from the HarperDB Team!   It’s a new year full of promise, new technology and so very much data. This year we will see maturation of technologies new and existing, and a partial departure from the cloud. Let’s peer through the shroud of time and discuss what is coming in 2018 regarding all … Continued

HarperDB, Living on the Edge!


Anyone who has read William Gibson, Neil Stephenson, or Neal Asher has known for a long time that edge computing was coming. People have been playing around with concepts like Beowulf clusters since the 90s. That said, technology is finally at a point where advances and uses of edge computing are beginning to overtake massive server environments. At HarperDB, we … Continued