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HarperDB 2017 Recap: Rethinking IoT and HTAP

2017 has been an exciting inaugural year for HarperDB.  We moved into our first office in Downtown Denver in March and were the first tenants in a brand new building, which was both fun and challenging.  We got to work straight away on coding our product and goto market activities and by the end of May we … Continued

HTAP: What is it and Why Choose it as a Database

HTAP Database: Breaking Down the Basics At HarperDB we have been using the term “HTAP” a lot and I thought it would be helpful to break down this newish term that was coined a few years back by Gartner. HTAP stands for Hybrid Transactional/Analytical Processing and is a database model that can ingest high volumes of data while also enabling analytical processing concurrently. Existing … Continued

Growing Pains with Industrial IoT

Too many IoT sensors, not enough disks. You read the GE report and got leadership on board with big data and Industrial IoT. You enabled all your edge computing IoT sensors and monitors. You painstakingly designed and implemented your data warehouse for analytics with custom ETL solutions. You turned on the data fire hose.  Then … Continued

Blockchain, IoT, and HarperDB

At HarperDB our Chief Product Officer Zach spends a lot of his time going to different meet-ups, talking to folks, and investigating different areas of technology in order to plan what the HarperDB future might look like.  We, like everyone else in the world, are very excited about how blockchain technology is going to transform a host of … Continued

Database as a Microservice

Evolution of Stateless Computing Microservices have become dominant over the last few years, so much so that it is hard to imagine encountering a modern application built with a SOAP API. The wide spread usage of stateless microservices has allowed for modern applications to be easily and quickly deployed horizontally and directly on the edge. … Continued