Welcome Andrei Miulescu and Oleksii Sholik!
By Purva Gujar on 10 May 2023
Andrei Miulescu, the cofounder and CTO of Mr Yum has joined Electric as an angel investor and a startup engineer Oleksii Sholik has joined as founding engineer.
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Developing local-first software
By James Arthur on 09 February 2023
In this post we introduce local-first software development and walk through some of the key differences and trade-offs compared with building traditional cloud-first apps.
Welcome José Valim, Kevin de Porre, and Garry Hill!
By Purva Gujar on 02 February 2023
José Valim, the creator of Elixir has joined Electric as an angel investor. World-class distributed systems expert Kevin De Porre and startup engineering veteran Garry Hill have joined as founding engineers.
The evolution of state transfer
By James Arthur on 16 December 2022
Web development has been progressing through an evolution of state transfer. Hybrid local-first is the natural endgame and the vision we're working towards with Electric.
Relativity and causal consistency
By James Arthur on 20 May 2022
In this post we explore the assumptions that distributed databases are based on and investigate how causal consistency fits the reality of a relativistic universe.
By Valter Balegas on 03 May 2022
Rich-CRDTs are conflict-free data types extended to provide additional database guarantees. These guarantees, such as referential integrity, make building local-first applications much simpler.