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HarperDB: More Than a Database


I recently had a very interesting conversation on our podcast with Ron Lewis, the Director of Innovation and Engineering at Lumen Technologies. Ron brought up the notion that HarperDB is more than just a database, and for certain users or projects, HarperDB is not serving as a database at all. How can this be possible? Database, Explained … Continued

What is Edge Persistence?


Have you heard the term “edge persistence” floating around the webiverse? If so what does it mean to you? If your answer is “not sure” then this blog is for you! If you think you have an idea, let me know where you think I got it right and where I might have been off. … 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

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

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

​​Better Together; The Edge and The Cloud


 People often hear the phrase “edge computing” and assume that it is the adversary of the cloud. Well I’m here to tell you – that’s not true. The goal of this blog is to clear up some of the common misconceptions and myths surrounding “edge computing.” What exactly is “the edge?” In my humble opinion, the industry doesn’t have consensus on what or where the edge is and how … Continued