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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

Building a Database Written in Node.js


The founding team at HarperDB built the first and only database written in Node.js. A few months back, our CEO Stephen Goldberg was invited to speak at a Women Who Code meetup to share the story of this (what some called crazy) endeavor. Stephen discussed the architectural layers of the database, demonstrated how to build … Continued

LMDB Deep Dive: Interview with Kyle, HarperDB CTO


Recently, the HarperDB team invited the folks behind AlaSQL, a popular client-side in-memory SQL database, to a virtual Q&A. It was interesting to learn more about AlaSQL and how HarperDB uses AlaSQL on the backend. This got me thinking about one of the other tools we use within our tech foundation, LMDB. While we have … Continued

AlaSQL in Action: The JavaScript SQL Database


What’s AlaSQL? For starters, this open source project garners 11k weekly downloads off npm and has over 5K stars on GitHub. I was surprised to see that there aren’t more posts about this popular lightweight client-side in-memory SQL database across different platforms besides this awesome article I found. However, AlaSQL’s website gets straight to the point: JavaScript SQL database for browser and Node.js. … Continued