In-Memory Computing Summit 2016 Releases Full Conference Schedule

Early Bird Pricing Ends April 15, 2016

FOSTER CITY, Calif. – March 28, 2016 – GridGain Systems, a provider of the enterprise-grade version of the Apache® Ignite™ in-memory data fabric, today released the breakout session schedule for the second annual In-Memory Computing Summit (IMC Summit) scheduled for May 23-24, 2016 at the Grand Hyatt San Francisco.

The In-Memory Computing Summit is a multi-track conference bringing together in-memory computing visionaries, decision makers, experts, and developers for the purpose of education, discussion, and networking. The IMC Summit is organized by GridGain and supported by Neeve Research, ScaleOut Software, VoltDB, Hazelcast, MemSQL, Plexistor and Datanami. The conference provides insights into current uses of in-memory computing as well as the future of this rapidly evolving market and offers networking opportunities for sponsors and attendees.

Conference Schedule

Breakout sessions will take place on both days of the conference following each morning’s keynote addresses. The IMC Summit offers breakout sessions in five tracks (Tales from the Trenches, Architecture & Design, Hardware, Streaming Data, and New Capabilities) delivered by top industry practitioners at companies dealing with some of the world’s most intense data challenges, including Target, Workday, Integral Ad Science, Micron, Intel, and Wipro Limited. Topics include:

  • “Target's first foray into an in memory data grid (and the trips, stumbles, and falls that came with),” Jim Beyers, Hitendra Pratap Singh, and Aaron Riekenberg, Target

  • “Introducing a non-volatile generic object programming model for in-memory computing (Spark) performance improvement,” Yanping Wang, Intel Corp

  • “The Truth: How to test your distributed system for the real world,” Noah Arliss, Workday

  • “Demystifying In-Memory Data Grid and NoSQL DB. Are they one and the same?” Pandurang Naik (Pradeep), Wipro Limited

  • “Case Study - Data Grid Architecture for Large Banks,” Dmitriy Setrakyan, GridGain

  • “Propelling IoT Innovation with Predictive Analytics,” Nikita Shamgunov, MemSQL

  • “In-memory stream processing at Integral Ad Science,” Alexey Kharlamov, Integral Ad Science

  • “Science without the Fiction: How understanding persistent memory market trends can help you make the best design choices,” Gordon Patrick, Micron Technology Inc.

  • “The benefits of memory and storage convergence to In-Memory Computing,” Amit Golander, Plexistor

  • “Shared In-Memory RDDs - Missing Link in Spark,” Nikita Ivanov, GridGain

  • “What Non-Volatile Memory Means for the Future of Database Management Systems,” Andy Pavlo, Carnegie Mellon

  • “Implementing User-Defined Data Structures in In-Memory Data Grids,” Dr. William Bain, ScaleOut Software

  • “Test Driving Streaming and CEP on Apache Ignite,” Matt Coventon, Innovative Software Engineering

  • “The In-Place Working Storage Tier,” Ken Gibson, Intel

  • “How to use JCache to speed up your Application,” Greg Luck, Hazelcast

  • “Apache Ignite as a Data Processing Hub,” Roman Shtykh, CyberAgent

  • “NVMe, Storage Class Memory and Operational Databases: Real-World Results,” Brian Bulkowski, Aerospike

  • “Using lock-free and wait-free in-memory algorithms to turbo-charge high volume data management,” Henning Andersen, Stibo Systems A/S

  • “Work with Multiple Hot Terabytes in JVMs,” Per Minborg, Speedment

Early Bird Registration Discounts

An Early Bird General Admission rate of $699, a $100 discount on the standard rate of $799, is now available. The Early Bird rate ends on April 15, 2016. Register via the conference website, or email attendance and registration questions to


A limited number of Platinum, Gold and Silver sponsorship packages are still available. Visit the conference website for more information on sponsorship benefits and pricing. Current sponsors include:

  • Platinum Sponsors – GridGain Systems, Neeve Research

  • Gold Sponsors – ScaleOut Software, VoltDB

  • Silver Sponsors – Hazelcast, MemSQL, Plexistor

  • Media Sponsors – CMSWire, Crowd Reviews, Datanami, insideBIGDATA, insideHPC

About the In-Memory Computing Summit

The In-Memory Computing Summit 2016 is the only industry-wide event of its kind, tailored to in-memory computing related technologies and solutions. It’s the perfect opportunity to reach technical IT decision makers, IT implementers, and developers who make or influence purchasing decisions in the areas of in-memory computing, Big Data, Fast Data, IoT and HPC. Attendees include CEOs, CIOs, CTOs, VPs, IT directors, IT managers, data scientists, senior engineers, senior developers, architects and more. It is a unique forum for networking, education and the exchange of ideas — ideas that power the new world and future of Fast Data. For more information, visit and follow the event on Twitter @IMCSummit.

About GridGain

GridGain is revolutionizing real-time data access and processing by offering the enterprise- grade GridGain In-Memory Data Fabric built on Apache IgniteTM. The solution is used by global enterprises in financial, tech, retail, healthcare and other major sectors. GridGain solutions connect traditional and emerging data stores (SQL, NoSQL, and Hadoop) with cloud-scale applications and enable massive data throughput and ultra-low latencies across a scalable cluster of commodity servers. A converged data platform, GridGain solutions offer the most comprehensive, enterprise-grade in-memory computing solution for high-volume transactions, real-time analytics and hybrid data processing. The company is funded by Almaz Capital, MoneyTime Ventures and RTP Ventures. For more information, visit

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