Hammerhead

Delivering data-driven experiences for the high climbing cyclist


 

Industry

Customer application

  • Bicycling computer

NoSQL solution

Use case

Product

Key features

Cloud provider

  • AWS

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Hammerhead is a technology company whose mission is to unlock people’s athletic potential through cycling. Their Karoo 2 is an advanced GPS bike computer powered by Couchbase that makes it simple to do structured workouts, follow routes, connect to third-party apps, and get the most out of every ride. Couchbase enables high performance and scalability, offline availability, and seamless data sync for a smooth, reliable user experience every time.


In January 2022, Hammerhead proudly joined the SRAM community of brands. Hammerhead remains a stand-alone brand within the SRAM portfolio and continues to focus on innovation and product advancement.

“Couchbase is at the center of what we do. I’m lucky to work at a place I love that is also a hobby I love, and Couchbase really is at the center of it. It is fundamental to our business.”

Brian Oberholtzer
VP of Software, Hammerhead

CHALLENGES

  • Scale quickly and provide a reliable user experience regardless of internet connectivity
  • Provide seamless and uninterrupted syncing capabilities across devices
  • Maintain version management throughout rapid, frequent software releases

OUTCOMES

  • An always-fast and always-on experience for cyclists anywhere, anytime
  • Seamless data syncing and bidirectional syncing via the cloud
  • Highly resilient and error-free version management control