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London In-Memory Computing Meetup

London In-Memory Computing Meetup

GridGain technology evangelist Akmal Chaudhri will be one of the featured speakers at the London In-Memory Computing Meetup on April 10. His talk will detail how Kubernetes can orchestrate a distributed database like Apache Ignite.

The title of his presentation is: "Distributed Database DevOps Dilemmas? Kubernetes to the rescue!"

Abstract: Distributed databases can make so many things easier for a developer, but not always for DevOps. Kubernetes has come to the rescue with an easy application orchestration!

It is straightforward to do the orchestration leaning on relational databases as a data layer. However, it is more difficult to do the same when a distributed SQL database or other kind of distributed storage is used instead.

Attendees will learn about:

* Cluster Assembling - database nodes auto-discovery in Kubernetes.
* Database Resilience - automated horizontal scalability.
* Database Availability - what’s the role of Kubernetes and the database.
* Utilizing both RAM and disk - set up Apache Ignite in a way to get in-memory performance with the durability of disk.

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About the speaker

Akmal Chaudhri, PhD., is GridGain’s Technology Evangelist. His role is to help build the global Apache Ignite community and raise awareness through presentations and technical writing. Akmal has over 25 years experience in IT and has previously held roles as a developer, consultant, product strategist and technical trainer. He has worked for several blue-chip companies such as Reuters and IBM, and also the Big Data startups Hortonworks (Hadoop) and DataStax (Cassandra NoSQL Database). 

Akmal B. Chaudhri
Technical Evangelist, GridGain Systems