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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

5 Ways to Use HarperDB in Your Next Project


HarperDB strives to provide the simplest and most streamlined database solution for developers everywhere. That said, just because it’s simple doesn’t mean that it’s not powerful. HarperDB provides plenty of powerful tools to use in a diverse set of projects. In a year that has been unhinged, HarperDB has only added stability. Features and functionality … Continued

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