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  • GridGain 6.1.9 – One Click Installation – One Jar Dependency

    July 3, 2014
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    With release 6.1.9, GridGain significantly simplified its installation and deployment. GridGain now allows for: One Click Installation: The product simply has to be downloaded and unzipped. After that it is ready to be used. One Jar Dependency: GridGain now...

  • G1 Garbage Collector Thrashes On Larger Heaps

    June 16, 2014
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    At GridGain, having worked on a distributed caching (data grid) product for many years, we constantly benchmark with various Garbage Collectors to find the optimal configuration for larger heap sizes. From conducting numerous tests, we have concluded that unless...

  • Distributed Caching In 5 Minutes

    June 10, 2014
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    If you prefer a video demo with coding examples, visit the original blog post at gridgain.blogspot.com. Distributed In-Memory Caching generally allows you to replicate or partition your data in memory across your cluster. Memory provides a much faster access...

  • In-Memory Database vs. In-Memory Data Grid: Revisited

    June 9, 2014
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    A few months ago, I spoke at the conference where I explained the difference between caching and an in-memory data grid. Today, having realized that many people are also looking to better understand the difference between two major categories...

  • GridGain adds Konstantin Boudnik to its Advisory Board

    May 14, 2014
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    Today GridGain™ Systems ( GridGain.com ), provider of the leading open source In-Memory Computing (IMC) Platform, announced that Konstantin Boudnik has joined its Advisory Board. Boudnik brings 20 years of expertise in enterprise IT infrastructure management and development, and...

  • GridGain 6.1.0 Is Released with Support for JDK8 and Geospatial Indexes

    May 7, 2014
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    We are pleased to announce that GridGain 6.1.0 has been released today. This is the first main upgrade since GridGain 6.0.0 was released in February and contains some cool new functionality and performance improvements: Support for JDK8 With GridGain...

  • Getting Started With Clustering

    May 1, 2014
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    What do Clustering frameworks really do? More often than not clustering frameworks will provide capability to auto-discover servers on the network, share resources, and schedule tasks. Some will also add distributed messaging and distributed event notification capabilities.

  • Gartner Names GridGain a “Cool Vendor” in In-Memory Computing for 2014

    April 30, 2014
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    Vendors selected for the “Cool Vendor” report are innovative, impactful and intriguing FOSTER CITY, California – April 30, 2014 – GridGainTM Systems (Gridgain.com), provider of the leading open source In-Memory Computing (IMC) Platform , today announced that Gartner has...

  • GridGain Names Max Herrmann as Executive VP of Marketing

    April 28, 2014
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    GridGain Systems (GridGain.com), provider of the leading open source In-Memory Computing Platform, today announced the appointment of Max Herrmann as Executive Vice President of Marketing. Herrmann comes to GridGain from Microsoft’s cloud and enterprise marketing team and will lend...

  • Five Easy Tips for Benchmarking In-Memory Data Grids

    April 16, 2014
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    Having spoken with many customers evaluating our product I am noticing that a majority of folks evaluating in-memory computing, whether it be data grid, map reduce, or streaming, do not know how to appropriately perform benchmarking. The right approach...