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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

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