Insights and Updates

Read the HarperDB teams’ thoughts on database technology topics such as SQL, NOSQL, Edge Computing, IoT, Industry 4.0, and more

HarperDB’s Exploded Data Model

June 20, 2018

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 and NoSQL within a single model, and it’s the basis for even more innovative features to come. I know, I know, that’s all well and good, but how does it work?

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Dynamic Schema: The HarperDB Way

March 12, 2018

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 and DBAs to develop the schema updates, test them, then deploy? To put it simply, no, that’s a lot of overhead. The HarperDB Dynamic Schema adapts to your ever-changing data, all while providing the ability to access that data however you need.

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The Beowulf ARMy

February 19, 2018
One of the things we have been talking about a lot in the IoT space is taking advantage of exist i ng 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.  
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HarperDB Iot Dashboard with Node.js and Express

January 23, 2018

In this blog we will cover creating an example Iot Dashboard app, using Express, Node.Js, HarperDB, Socket.Io, Fusion Charts, and Google Charts.  

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