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June 2016

Impressions for QCon NY

This week I was excited to finally attend QCon NY after having read so many tweets from the event in the past years. I had expected the majority of attendees to be startups, so I was surprised to see many established companies at the event.  The conference was divided into several tracks over the course of three days. Of these tracks, the microservices and containers tracks seemed to be the most…
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GridGain recently won two more awards to add to it’s growing list of accolades.  Database Trends and Applications has chosen GridGain as one of the DBTA 100 Companies That Matter Most in Data, the second year in a row GridGain has made this prestigious list. To help explain GridGain’s significance in the emerging converged data platform space, DBTA also published a “View from the Top” article…
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There is no doubt that Spark is one of the hottest (pun intended) technologies available to data engineers today.  And the buzz on the exhibitor floor at the Hilton San Francisco for this year's Spark Summit did not disappoint.  All the major players who supply software and hardware tools for next generation app development were present and accounted for, including some intriguing new players to…
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