Insights and Updates

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

Manage High Resolution IIoT Data from Rotating Machines

September 10, 2019
One of the consistent themes that has surfaced when working with industrial clients is their reliance on high performance rotating machinery. Whether it s steam turbines delivering electrical power or compressors in mid stream gas fields, these machines are the foundation for most heavy industries. If you consider the combustion engine as a rotating machine as well , we are surrounded by equipment that has been engineered to spin large amounts of metal at significant frequencies for long periods of time. After spending some time with clients managing these machines, I am awed by the level of engineering required in these mechanical marvels of technology. I am also not surprised by the level of monitoring and maintenance required to keep these machines in action.
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HarperDB for IoT Launches Today

February 06, 2018

Today, we’re excited to announce the launch of HarperDB for IoT, the only enterprise class database solution available to run on the edge. We built HarperDB to empower IoT initiatives by tackling massive big data challenges with a solution, that leverages an HTAP model, to internalize complexities and simplify the process of ingestion to analytics.

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3 Trends in Serverless Compute: IoT and Beyond

December 11, 2017

In the deluge of new tech terms that are constantly hitting our eyeballs serverless” or serverless compute” is one term that comes up more and more frequently. While the term serverless is a bit of a misnomer, we need servers or at least computers to run code, the concept allows a developer to write bits of code and deploy it to a framework that autoscales up and down in real-time in r esponse to requests.
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Growing Pains with Industrial IoT

November 21, 2017

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.
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