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Community Contributions – Erlang Client Library

Friday, October 1, 2010

We at VoltDB are proud to announce contributions by our community members. In this post we highlight the Erlang Client Library, contributed by Henning Diedrich, of EonBlast Corporation.


Contributions are a vital part of any open source project, and we look forward to announcing many more over the next months. Thanks to Henning for our first Client Library Contribution!


- Bobbi Heath, VP of Engineering

New and Improved Node.js Driver for VoltDB

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Written by Andrew Wilson.


On June 14, 2011, Jacob Wright (Twitter: @jac_) published a pure Javascript Node.js driver for VoltDB. It is a great driver and it does just about everything a developer could ask for. It is pure Javascript so it runs everywhere and is written asynchronously so it follows the best practices of Node as well as those of VoltDB, which performs best when queries run asynchronously.


VoltDB is evolving constantly and we have just released a our own version of the Nodejs-VoltDB driver based upon Jacob’s excellent work.


Some of the new features include:

  • Cluster support – the

Q&A from My Talk at the Hamburg Javascript Meet-up

Friday, June 22, 2012

Written by Henning Diedrich


On June 18 I gave a talk to the Javascript meet-up group in Hamburg, Germany. It was a very enjoyable evening. I’d like to thank Martin Kleppe for organizing the event, and the meet-up group members for investing an evening to learn more about Node.js and VoltDB.


The group asked some interesting questions during the Q&A part of my talk and in the additional discussions afterward. Below are some of the questions I remember, along with written responses.



What are the primary differences between VoltDB Community Edition (open source license) and Enterprise Edition

Using Node.js with VoltDB

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Written by Andrew Wilson.


We recently released the first supported version of a VoltDB client driver for Node.js applications. It was able to execute over 695K transactions per second. Since then we have been working on building a better driver and sought out help from the Node community and made a series of improvements.


Today I’m going to write about how to access VoltDB from a Node application. A sample application is included with the driver, the latest version of which can be downloaded from


The integration process is short and