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

    June 9, 2014

    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

    Today GridGain™ Systems ( ), 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

    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

    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

    Vendors selected for the “Cool Vendor” report are innovative, impactful and intriguing FOSTER CITY, California – April 30, 2014 – GridGainTM Systems (, 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

    GridGain Systems (, 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

    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...

  • Five Easy Clustering Tips With GridGain

    March 25, 2014

    Before diving deeper into what it means to easily cluster an application, let’s start from defining what a cluster really is. Wikipedia has a pretty good explanation of clustering here, which is a high level definition that covers fault...

  • In-Memory Computing: In Plain English

    March 17, 2014

    After five days (and eleven meetings) with new customers in Europe, Russia, and the Middle East, I think the time is right for another refinement of in-memory computing’s definition. To me, it is clear that our industry is lagging...

  • Grid-Enable Your Local Operations Across Cluster

    March 11, 2014

    As you may already know, GridGain went open source last week. Going open source was a lot more involved than simply opening up our code. We put significant amount of thought into simplifying our APIs and making our development...