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August 2012

Boulder, CO, August 22, 2012 - Precog, the market-leading provider of analytics as a service, today announced that it has partnered with GridGain Systems, a real time big data software company, to offer a real-time data analysis solution. Labcoat by GridGain is a breakthrough analytics platform created from the fusion of two best-in-breed technologies: the data analysis technology of Precog, and…
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Excellent paper released by researchers at University of California, Berkeley . They have analyzed data from Hadoop installation at Facebook (one of the largest as such in the world) looking at various metrics for Hadoop jobs running at Facebook datacenter that has over 3,000 computers dedicated to Hadoop-based processing. They have come up with very interesting insights. I advise everyone read…
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NEW YORK – August 15, 2012 – DataArt, a custom software development firm that builds advanced solutions for select industries, today announced a strategic partnership with GridGain, a real time Big Data software company. The collaboration will give DataArt clients the expert real time business data processing, data mining and MapReduce processing technology needed to address mounting data volumes…
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GridGain will present at Twin Cities Java JUG about "Streaming MapReduce with GridGain and Scala". As always, JUG is hosted by Intertech. Live coding, good introduction into in-memory computing and data processing and plenty of... Scala. Come and stop by for good pizza too! All information is on JUG's website.
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In this article I’ll introduce the concept of Streaming MapReduce processing using GridGain and Scala. The choice of Scala is simply due to the fact that it provides for very concise notation and GridGain provides very effective DSL for Scala. Rest assured you can equally follow this post in Java or Groovy just as well. The concept of streaming processing (and Streaming MapReduce in particular)…
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In-memory processing is becoming a business necessity in a similar way as collecting and processing ever increasing data sets (a.k.a Big Data) has become a business "must have" rather than just a simple technology in the last five years. Both of these trends are intervened in an interesting ways. Let me explain... 1. Storing Necessitates Processing The initial foray into BigData for many…
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GridGain Systems is a platinum sponsor and the speaker at CloudDevelop 2012 hosted in Columbus, OH on August 3rd, 2012. Jon Webster will present "In-Memory BigData: Everything You Need To Know", in-depth discussion about why, what and when of in-memory processing of large data sets in real time. Hope to see you there and stop by our booth!
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