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March 2017

With consumers willing to walk away within seconds, the technological underpinnings of any online store or other customer-facing product must be impeccably designed, built and maintained for peak performance. Our latest free white paper explains how to ensure that your e-commerce infrastructure is as fast, available, and scalable as possible by moving to an in-memory computing platform designed…
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Big Data and Fast Data are solving IT challenges long thought to be unreachable. Think of Big Data as an amount of data so large and complex that traditional database management tools are useless. Fast Data, on the other hand, is when that data is put into motion to quickly gather and mine structured and unstructured data so that action can be taken. Together, Big Data and Fast Data are opening…
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Introducing GridGain Enterprise Edition 7.8, available for download now (includes a free 30-day trial), featuring enterprise-level tools like the GridGain Web Console Management and Monitoring tool built atop of the Apache® Ignite™ Web Console. Features include high availability and fault tolerance with a GridGain Web Console deployment, queries monitoring and cancellation, usage tracing and more…
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This white paper discusses bitcoin and blockchain technology, describes the innovative opportunities this technology offers for financial services firms, and examines how in-memory options such as the GridGain in-memory computing platform can address the challenges and boost the effectiveness of tomorrow’s blockchain applications. Bitcoin and blockchain, the digital-ledger technology behind…
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The financial technology (fintech) industry is exploding. Join me for a webinar on how to build faster and more scalable fintech solutions with in-memory computing on Wednesday March 22.     More than $35 billion has been invested in financial technology companies since 2011, with investments doubling year after year. Fintech is now at the core of financial transactions, payments, lending,…
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The recent Apache Ignite 1.9 release provided an integration with Kubernetes that automates deployment, scalability, and management of an Apache Ignite cluster running under its supervision. The whole idea of the integration is to enable Apache Ignite nodes auto-discovery in Kubernetes so that they can interconnect with each other to form a distributed cluster. This capability is supported by a…
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We recently wrote a real treat of a white paper, Accelerate MySQL for Demanding OLAP and OLTP Use Cases with Apache® Ignite™. I say treat because this is a great mix of technology and business stories. The white paper is based on the webinar given by Nikita Ivanov of GridGain and Peter Zaitsev of Percona.  MySQL® is a widely used, open source relational database management system (RDBMS) which…
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Today, we announced the availability of GridGain Professional Edition 1.9, a fully supported version of Apache Ignite 1.9. GridGain Professional Edition 1.9 includes improved performance and automated benchmarking, Kubernetes® support for deploying containerized Ignite clusters, expanded support for data manipulation language (DML), and more. “GridGain Professional Edition 1.9 adds additional…
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On February 22, I hosted a webinar "Boost Software and Software-as-a-Service with In-Memory Computing" where I offered insight into the advantages that in-memory computing offers to software and SaaS projects.  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…
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On February 15, I hosted a webinar "The Apache® Ignite™ Web Console: Automating RDBMS Integration". I discussed how 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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