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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

HarperDB’s Exploded Data Model


If you’ve looked around our website, talked to us at a trade show, or read an article about us, you’ve probably heard about our exploded data model. This is the keystone of HarperDB’s innovative database solution. Our patent-pending exploded data model is the reason we are fully-indexed with no data duplication, it’s why we can support full SQL … Continued

How to Pick a Database for your IoT Project


 There are a lot of things to consider when jumping into a new IoT project such as security, connectivity, hardware, device management, battery life, sensor types, and many more.  One of the things that often becomes an afterthought is data management.  That said, data management can have a major impact on many of the aforementioned areas.  The goal of … Continued

Is HarperDB a Document Store?


No is the short answer.  Why does this matter?  Often when talking to the community I find that people are trying to understand where HarperDB fits in the database ecosystem.  Most people are primarily familiar with NoSQL databases, RDBMS, graph databases, and time-series databases.   A lot of people use the term Document Store and NoSQL … Continued

Dynamic Schema: The HarperDB Way


How can you possibly have a dynamic schema? Isn’t the purpose of a schema to provide structure to your data? Well, yes, schemas exist to contain objects and define structure. But what happens if I know my data will continue to evolve, as it tends to do? Should you have to constantly rely on developers … Continued

Building a Healthcare Portal with HarperDB HTAP


 The HarperDB Hackathon concluded on Monday with five stellar finalists but only one winner. Congratulations to Team Pangongso on your incredible Healthcare Portal example using HarperDB. The sole member of Pangongso, Ashwini Kumar, is an accomplished technical architect out of Boston working in finance. The goal of Ashwini’s healthcare portal was very similar to that of HarperDB, to simplify … Continued

The Beowulf ARMy and the Advantage of HTAP for IoT


One of the things we have been talking about a lot in the IoT space is taking advantage of existing capital investments for HTAP workloads.  For example, a lot of companies are purchasing massive amounts of IoT devices; however, in a lot of cases those devices are being used for collection only.    Something that really interests … Continued