Time for Better Security for NoSQL

It's time to secure data in NoSQL databases with strong guarantees, at fine granularity, and with low overhead. Macaroons, from Google, are designed for this purpose. This post shows have Macaroons can be used in HyperDex to secure NoSQL data.

HyperDex 1.5.0: Authorization

HyperDex 1.5.0 release, with authorization
HyperDex now supports documents and Node.js. This post describes how to write Node programs using HyperDex as a document store.

HyperDex Gets a Portable Linux Binary

Our latest point release includes a Linux portable binary that installs (practically) anywhere with a few short shell commands.

HyperDex Meets Docker

HyperDex gets support for running within Docker containers.

HyperDex 1.4.2: Docker Support and Bug Fixes

HyperDex 1.4.2 release, with support for Docker.
HyperDex 1.4! This release includes multiple performance improvements and bug fixes.

Bitcoin and Voting Power

This is a quick blog post to dispel a common Bitcoin misconception/myth involving voting power.
We outline a small change to the Bitcoin mining protocol that rules out big, public mining pools. It preserves the current investment in Bitcoin by both existing users and by existing miners. It presents a fix to GHash's recent 51% excursion.
LevelDB is a popular data back end and in use at Google, Facebook, and many startups. In this article we discuss some concurrency improvements we've made to LevelDB as part of the HyperLevelDB project.