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Tuesday, September 19, 2017
The breakout sessions were announced today for the third-annual In-Memory Computing Summit North America. The conference, Oct. 24-25 at the South San Francisco Conference Center, is the only industry-wide event focusing on the full range of in-memory computing-related technologies and solutions held in North America.
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Monday, September 18, 2017 | Tom Diederich
GridGain technology evangelist Akmal Chaudhri will speak at the Cambridge .NET User Group this evening (Sept. 18). The title of his talk: "Scale Out and Conquer: Apache Ignite for .NET Users." A special thanks to the event's host, Red Gate Software, located at Newnham House, Cambridge Business Park, CB4 0WZ, Cambridge. Register here AGENDA • 06:45 - Networking with pizza and drinks (courtesy…
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Wednesday, September 13, 2017 | Tom Diederich
Summer is in the rear-view mirror as autumn nears (it begins Sept. 22) and things are really speeding up in the GridGain and Apache® Ignite™ communities. I'm happy that you are a part of it! This is our third community update -- so let's get started.  GridGain Systems experts have already spoken at two meetups this month, both in Silicon Valley, but there are several more scheduled this month…
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Tuesday, September 12, 2017 | Tom Diederich
GridGain Systems product manager and Apache® Ignite™ PMC Chair Denis Magda will be the featured speaker at the SF Big Analytics Meetup on Sept. 13. Denis' talk is titled: "Apache Ignite: the in-memory hammer in your data science toolkit."  The meetup will be at TechCode, located at 1172 Castro St, Mountain View, CA. (map). The meetup is free! Register here. In his talk, Denis will look at some…
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Tuesday, September 12, 2017 | Akmal B. Chaudhri
This article will walk through the steps required to get Kubernetes and Apache Ignite deployed on Amazon Web Services (AWS). The local computer operating system used was Ubuntu and if you follow the steps in this article, you may need to adjust the commands as appropriate for your operating system and environment. Preliminaries In order to use AWS, it is necessary to have an account. If you do…
Monday, September 11, 2017 | Tom Diederich
We're raffling off a limited number of conference tickets each week to the 3rd annual In-Memory Computing Summit, Oct. 24-25 at the South San Francisco Conference Center. The conference is the only industry-wide event of its kind, tailored to in-memory computing related technologies and solutions. The IMC Summit is a multi-track conference that brings together in-memory computing visionaries,…
Monday, September 11, 2017 | Tom Diederich
If you're planning to implement a highly available and distributed in-memory computing architecture, then I invite to join our free webinar tomorrow (Sept. 12) at 6:30 p.m. Pacific time (9:30 p.m. Eastern). This webinar will provide you with everything you need to know to get started. Register here. The webinar, titled "Implementing In-Memory Computing for Financial Services Use Cases with…
Thursday, September 7, 2017 | Tom Diederich
GridGain organizes two excellent in-memory computing meetups – one in the San Francisco Bay Area and the other nearly 3,000 miles away in New York City.  Both will have meetings this month… and the NYC meetup will make its inaugural gathering Sept. 26 in the heart of Times Square. The next Bay Area In-Memory Computing Meetup will be Sept. 20 at Chartboost – 85 Second Street in San Francisco. The…
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Wednesday, September 6, 2017 | Tom Diederich
I'm looking forward to next month's In-Memory Computing Summit North America at the South San Francisco Conference Center. To pique your interest a bit more, below is a sneak peek of the breakout session agenda for the conference, which runs from Oct. 24-25. Before that, however, I encourage those planning on attending to take advantage of the Super Saver conference registration rate -- which…
Tuesday, September 5, 2017 | Akmal B. Chaudhri
This article will focus on how to create an Apache Ignite cluster that can support the reading and writing of user-defined objects in a common storage format. This is particularly useful in situations where applications need to work with objects but these objects will be accessed by different programming languages and frameworks. Apache Ignite supports a binary format that is particularly useful…
Tuesday, August 29, 2017 | Tom Diederich
The third-annual In-Memory Computing Summit North America is Oct. 24-25 in South San Francisco. Enter our raffle for a chance to win a full-access pass! Two winners will be drawn each week and notified by email. Enter here! Our Super-Saver rate is also available for a limited time. Register now to take advantage of the savings opportunity.  Meetups! Calling all Meetup organizers around the…
Tuesday, August 29, 2017 | Tom Diederich
GridGain Systems today announced that it has named Mark Mszanski, a software sales executive with more than 25 years of experience, as executive vice president of sales. He will be responsible for leading GridGain’s global sales efforts. Abe Kleinfeld, GridGain’s president and CEO, said Mark brings the vision and experience needed to continue the company’s four-years-long (and counting) triple-…
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Tuesday, August 22, 2017 | Tom Diederich
The following panel discussion, recorded June 21 in Amsterdam at the In-Memory Computing Summit Europe, brought together some of Europe’s top in-memory computing experts who shared their vision of where this exciting technology is headed in the months and years to come.  The discussion's theme: The Future of In-Memory Computing. Moderated by Terry Erisman, vice president of marketing at GridGain…
Friday, August 18, 2017 | Tom Diederich
GridGain Solutions architect Dani Traphagen will host a webinar Aug. 23 that will walk through the basics of a Kubernetes and Apache Ignite deployment. It begins at 11 a.m. Pacific time and 2 p.m. Eastern. Kubernetes is an open-source system for automating deployment, scaling, and management of containerized applications. It groups containers that make up an application into logical units for…
Thursday, August 17, 2017 | Akmal B. Chaudhri
In this article I will focus on Zero Deployment in Apache® Ignite™. There is a very useful feature in Apache Ignite for inter-node byte-code exchange called peer class loading, also referred to as P2P class loading. Let’s take a look at this in little more detail. Peer Class Loading In Apache Ignite, there is a special distributed ClassLoader which, if enabled, will automatically redeploy Java…
Thursday, August 17, 2017 | Tom Diederich
GridGain Systems landed at No. 187 on the 2017 Inc. 5000’s list of the fastest-growing private companies in the United States, it was announced today. GridGain also ranked 13th among software companies – eighth within the San Francisco metro area – and 40th across its home state of California. The Inc. 5000 represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the U.S. economy’s most…
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