121 - Edge Computing with Jaxon Repp

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What is "The Edge"? The answer is that it means different things to different people, but it always involves lifting logic, data, and processing load off of your backend servers and onto other machines. Sometimes those machines are spread out over many small datacenters, or sometimes they are in the hands of your customers. In all cases, computing on the edge is a different paradigm that requires new ways of thinking about coding. We're super lucky to have Jaxon on the show to share his experiences with edge computing and dive into this topic!!

00:00:23 Introduction

00:01:15 Introducing Jaxon Repp

00:01:42 What is HarperDB?

00:08:10 Edge Computing

00:10:06 What is the “Edge”

00:14:58 Jaxon’s history with Edge Computing and HarperDB

00:22:35 Edge Computing in everyday life

00:26:12 Tesla AI and data

00:28:09 Edge Computing in the oil industry

00:35:23 Docker containers

00:42:33 Databases

00:48:29 Data Conflicts

00:55:43 HarperDB for personal use

01:00:00 MeteorJS

01:02:29 Netflix, as an example

01:06:19 The speed of edge computing

01:08:43 HarperDB’s work environment and who is Harper?

01:10:30 The Great Debate

01:12:17 Career opportunities in HarperDB

01:18:56 Quantum computing

01:21:22 Reach HarperDB

01:23:53 Raspberry Pi and HarperDB home applications

01:27:20 Farewells

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