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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

Three Industries that Benefit from Edge Decision Making


 The fourth industrial revolution is upon us, commonly referred to as Industry 4.0. The third industrial revolution was the transformation from analog to digital, all the way up to utilizing the Internet and the beginning of cloud computing. The next generation yielded the hybrid approach of edge and cloud computing with everything in between. Most organizations have … Continued

What is Persistent ETL and Why Does it Matter?


If you’ve made it to this blog you’ve probably heard the term “persistent” thrown around with ETL, and are curious about what they really mean together. Extract, Transform, Load (ETL) is the generic concept of taking data from one or more systems and placing it in another system, often in a different format. Persistence is just a fancy word for storing … Continued

Why I Geek Out On Robots


Those that know me today may be shocked to hear that I was a quiet, shy, nerdy kid in high school. Well, at least the shy and quiet part, I probably still have the nerdy part covered. Back then, like most kids, I had no idea what I wanted to do in life. I liked playing with … Continued

Excel on the Edge


Recently at HarperDB, we have been performing some proof of concept projects which demonstrate the ability to consume, process and distribute sensor data directly on the edge and in many cases directly on these actual devices.  Some of the projects are with clients while there are others that we undertake ourselves for R&D.  In the past … Continued

IoT: What’s the Forecast


 For whatever reason the tech world seems to like using weather metaphors to describe various levels of computing: cloud, fog, and mist being the most common. Visibility seems to be the best way to describe these, and yet somehow, it’s still not very clear what the differences are. Then, of course, we have the Internet of … Continued