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Meetup: In-Memory in Manhattan!

Meetup: In-Memory in Manhattan!

Akmal Chaudhri (@akmalchaudhri), GridGain’s technology evangelist, will present at the New York City In-Memory Computing Meetup on January 25 in Manhattan. This event is free -- however, an RSVP is required

Akmal’s talk is titled, “Building consistent and highly available distributed systems with Apache Ignite and GridGain.”

Summary: It is well known that there is a tradeoff between data consistency and high availability. However, there are many applications that require very strong consistency guarantees, and making such applications highly available can be a significant challenge.

In this session, attendees will be given an overview of Apache Ignite and GridGain capabilities that allow the delivery of high availability, while not breaking data consistency. Specific guidelines will be presented on how to build such systems covering topics such as:

• In-memory backups.
• Data persistence.
• Data center replication.
• Full and incremental snapshots.

At the end of this session, attendees will have better understanding of how Apache Ignite and GridGain work, and how to use different features of these products to build applications that are both consistent and highly available.

Location:  3 Columbus Circle · New York.

We'll be on the 15th floor in the "Columbus Circle Boardroom" overlooking Central Park. Food and beverages will be served. This is a free event, sponsored by GridGain. Register here for this free event.

There will be a raffle!

  • First prize: CanaKit Raspberry Pi 3 Complete Starter Kit - Includes 32 GB Samsung EVO+
  • Second prize: Alexa bundle: Echo Dot and Echo Buttons (an Alexa gadget)

This meetup will be live-streamed and available for playback afterward via YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UChYD3lCEnzHlWioUb2sNgSg ).

• What to bring
Nothing required. But feel free to bring your laptops. We'll have access to free Wi-Fi

Agenda:
6 p.m. – networking, food, drinks
6:30 p.m. --> Talk 1
7:15 p.m. -->Talk 2
8 p.m. – Raffle winners announced – more networking
8:30 – p.m. End!

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About the speaker:
Akmal Chaudhri, PhD., GridGain’s Technology Evangelist. Akmal's role is to help build the global Apache Ignite community and raise awareness through presentations and technical writing. Akmal has over 25 years of 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).

Speakers
Akmal B. Chaudhri
Technical Evangelist, GridGain Systems