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February 2017

On Wednesday, February 8, 2017 I hosted a webinar "Learn How Retail Banking Goes Digital with In-Memory Computing". The main premise was that technology is changing traditional retail banking business models. Online banking and mobile banking are generating significantly more transactions than live teller-based banking.  This increase in automation is challenging banks to redesign their legacy…
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Learn how to boost software and SaaS performance and scalability with in-memory computing. Join me for a webinar on Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at 11:00am PT / 2:00pm ET. Software and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) developers face a rapidly escalating set of challenges as they strive to make applications faster and more scalable. Software developers must meet the performance and scalability…
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On Tuesday, January 31, 2017 I delivered a webinar about the use of in-memory computing for eCommerce.  If your eCommerce initiatives are struggling to keep up with customer demand, then in-memory computing may be the solution you need to take performance and scale to the next level. Yesterday’s application and data architectures cannot achieve the speed and scale offered by in-memory computing…
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During the past decade, financial spread betting has become a major growth market globally.  Spread betting offers some compelling advantages, including low entry and transaction costs, preferential tax treatment, and a diverse array of products and options. Traders can bet on any type of event for which there is a measurable outcome that might go in either of two directions – for example,…
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When it comes to observing the technology industry, nothing is more exciting and satisfying than seeing an idea become a world-changing reality. It starts with a fledgling solution, then an interesting alternative worth experimenting with, then a successful and award-winning product, and finally the driver of a major shift in how things get done. That is what we are seeing with the GridGain and…
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As GridGain Systems Solution Architects, Christos Erotocritou and I have helped numerous customers get started with Apache® Ignite™ and GridGain. During this 1-hour webinar, which originally aired on January 25, 2017, we shared answers to the most common questions asked prior to deployment. We also provided guidance that will save you time and make deploying GridGain or Apache Ignite a more…
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On Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at 11:00am PT / 2:00pm ET, I will host a webinar about the Apache® Ignite™ Web Console. The Apache® Ignite™ in-memory computing platform enables you to dramatically accelerate and scale out your existing data-intensive applications without ripping and replacing your existing databases. You insert Apache Ignite between your application and database layers to…
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Apache® Cassandra™ is a popular NoSQL database that does certain things incredibly well. It can be always available, with multi-datacenter replication. It is also scalable and lets users keep their data anywhere. However, Cassandra is lacking in speed. Cassandra is not fast enough for some of today’s extreme OLTP workloads because it stores data on disk. Cassandra also shares certain limitations…
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Join GridGain Systems and me on Wednesday, February 8, 2017 at 11:00am PT / 2:00pm ET for the next webinar "Learn How Retail Banking Goes Digital with In-Memory Computing" in our series on financial services and in-memory computing.  Technology is changing traditional retail banking business models. Online banking and mobile banking are generating significantly more transactions…
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