Archive
September 2016

Recently Hazelcast rolled out its new version - Hazelcast 3.7. This new version incorporates a lot of performance related improvements that, according to Hazelcast, provide a 30% performance boost compared to its previous versions. We, at GridGain, consistently spend a significant amount of resources to make sure that the performance of our products show the best results, and hence, are curious…
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The GridGain Enterprise Edition, based on Apache® Ignite™, is now available on the Microsoft Azure Marketplace. The GridGain in-memory computing platform dramatically accelerates and scales out existing data-intensive applications without ripping and replacing existing databases. GridGain enables unlimited scalability and tremendous speed. Query times are up to 1,000,000x faster than disk-based…
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I have been attending (and speaking) at the annual Apache® Cassandra™ Summit for 4 years, but this was my first time as a sponsor on the Expo floor. My time in the Cassandra ecosystem has proven to be a powerful lesson in how fast open source communities can grow and evolve. In 2013, there were less than 1,000 attendees. By 2015, over 3,500 were at last year’s Summit. This year, the event was at…
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”Apache Spark™ and Apache Ignite™ for Fast Data” Webinar on September 7, 2016 Apache Spark and Apache Ignite are two of the most popular open source projects in the area of high-performance Big Data and Fast Data. Both technologies are in-memory computing solutions to Big Data challenges but they target different use cases and, in many instances, are complementary.  Join Dmitriy Setrakyan,…
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