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Edge Computing Questions & Answers 2018

By Raima | June 12, 2018

What is edge computing? The trend of technology is that it gets smaller and faster as time goes on. The result of this now is that previous “dumb” devices like light bulbs or door locks can contain small CPUs and RAM. They are able to do computation and provide data about usage. This computing allows…

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Raima Database Manager in the Edge Computing environment (Infographic)

By Raima | June 12, 2018

  IoT devices are gathering massive amounts of data all over the world, every second. These edge applications require a database that is capable of collecting these large volumes of information, storing that data reliably, and providing intuitive methods for managing that information quickly. And being able to move that data in near real-time up…

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In-Memory Database Questions and Answers 2018

By Raima | May 14, 2018

ODBMS.org Interviewed one of our engineers, Jeff Parsons, on Raima Database Manager and In-memory databases.    What are the advantages and disadvantages of in-memory databases? In-memory databases, by definition, handle the data they are processing in main memory. There is no need to deal with secondary storage which can be orders of magnitude slower than…

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When SQLite hits the wall, multithreaded DBMS are ready to resolve the performance bottleneck.

By Raima | May 5, 2018

SQLite is one of the most popular database management systems out there and with good reason. However, we can’t overlook the fact that there is a significant loss in performance when there are multiple users of the database writing at the same time. With over a trillion SQLite databases deployed, millions of application owners are…

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Raima Database Manager (RDM) In 7 Minutes

By Raima | April 17, 2018

Manager Scott Meder gives a presentation of RDM in 7 minutes. Transcripts:  In today’s IoT world massive amounts of data are being generated from so many different sources.  These edge applications require a database that is capable of collecting these large volumes of information; Storing that data reliably; Providing intuitive methods for managing and navigating…

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Raima Releases RDM v14.1 embedded database with support for VxWorks and Wind River Linux

By Raima | April 12, 2018

Raima provides an enterprise caliber database with a small footprint, perfectly designed for the Wind River® VxWorks® real-time operating system and Wind River Linux.  In this release, our clients will find a new set of features which will enable IoT and IIoT applications that need performance within self-maintained applications. Raima Database Manager is the solution for:…

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Raima Releases RDM 14.1, a New Powerful High-Performance Embedded Database Manager

By Raima | April 12, 2018

Raima provides an enterprise caliber database with a small footprint.  In this release our clients will find a new set of features which will enable IoT and IIoT applications that need performance within self-maintained applications.   Raima Database Manager is the solution for: High performance applications, through in-memory and snapshot support Edge/remote data with low…

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Database Dictionary 2018 Update

By Raima | March 5, 2018

We have updated our popular database dictionary. Here are some of the terms we added: Edge Computing – Edge computing refers to the computing infrastructure at the edge of the network, close to the sources of data. Edge computing reduces the communications bandwidth needed between sensors and the datacenter. Databases with tiny footprints e.g RDM are optimized for edge computing. Embedded…

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RDM 14.0 – Today’s Embedded Database Solution

By Raima | December 20, 2017

Introduction With mobile and edge computing’s growth in the market, data management continues to play an increasingly critical role. By extension, embedded data management systems are being looked to by developers and their clients as a means to streamline the management process. Embedded databases have a long history, but the newest developments in tech point…

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How embedded databases help make grids smarter

By Raima | December 18, 2017

Electrical supply grids are having to become smarter so that they can self-optimize and improve their overall efficiency. Wayne Warren of database technology specialist company, Raima, Inc. of Seattle, explores how embedding controllers around a grid can help measure power flows, demand requirements etc. and leads to real-time management for best performance. Wind, solar, tidal…

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