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May 2017

Call for Papers! In-Memory Computing Summit 2017 North America
Wednesday, May 31, 2017 | Tom Diederich
T-minus 4 months, 23 days and counting until the third-annual In-Memory Computing Summit, Oct. 24-25 in San Francisco (South San Francisco, to be precise). But there's even less time to submit your speaking proposal: The Call for Papers ends June 30 (T-minus 4.23 weeks)! Not that there's any pressure. But one month will past fast so be sure to get those speaking proposals in the email to the In-…
Webinar preview: Apache® Ignite™ 2.0: Prelude to a Distributed SQL Database
Tuesday, May 30, 2017 | Tom Diederich
Heads-up current Apache® Ignite™ users! Save this date and time: June 7 at 11 a.m. PT.  That's when GridGain Systems Product Manager and Apache Ignite PMC Chair Denis Magda will introduce you to what's new in Apache Ignite 2.0 -- including the dramatically improved memory architecture and enhanced SQL DDL support. (Register here for this free webinar). Never heard of Apache Ignite? It's the…
Thursday, May 25, 2017 | Akmal B. Chaudhri
I recently joined GridGain as a Technology Evangelist. My role is to help build the global Apache® Ignite™ community and raise awareness through presentations and technical writing. My background is database systems and I have no previous experience with Apache Ignite. So, in this series of articles, I will share what I learned about Apache Ignite as a beginner and I hope that this will also be…
Percona's Peter Zaitsev looks ahead to next month's In-Memory Computing (IMC) Summit Europe
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 | Tom Diederich
Peter Zaitsev, CEO and co-founder of Percona, says there are several key strategic benefits of using the Apache® Ignite™ in-memory computing platform instead of Memcached, Redis, Elastic or even Apache Spark.  I had the opportunity this week to connect with Peter and ask him about this and more questions as he prepares for next month's In-Memory Computing (IMC) Summit in Amsterdam June 20-21.…
How to monitor multiple Apache® Ignite™ clusters
Monday, May 22, 2017 | Prachi Garg
With its latest release, Apache® Ignite™ 2.0 introduced support for DDL, redesigned off-heap memory architecture, distributed algebra, Spring data integration, support for Hibernate 5, Rocket MQ Integration, as well as plenty of improvements to the currently existing Apache Ignite feature set to enhance speed and performance.  Another key feature rolled in is multi-cluster support for Apache…
Webinar: Journey to the center of GridGain’s In-Memory Data Grid
Monday, May 22, 2017 | Tom Diederich
Two of my colleagues -- Matt Sarrel, director of technical marketing, and Rachel Pedreschi, lead solutions architect -- are hosting a webinar tomorrow on the advantages of GridGain’s In-Memory Data Grid. They'll walk you through how it works, how customers are using it, and how it works with other components to create a complete in-memory computing platform. The title of the webinar is: "GridGain…
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IoT World Show Report
Friday, May 19, 2017 | Matt Sarrel
This week brought the return of Internet of Things World at the Santa Clara Convention Center. This year the show also included the Connected and Autonomous Vehicles conference. As far as technology trade shows go, it was a pretty exciting and ground breaking show. There were dozens of interesting talks and demos and well over 200 exhibitors with every possible flavor of hardware and software…
In-Memory Computing (IMC) Summit Europe keynotes preview
Thursday, May 18, 2017 | Tom Diederich
Today I'm happy to offer a first look at the keynote addresses for the In-Memory Computing Summit Europe June 20-21 in Amsterdam.The premier in-memory computing conference for computing visionaries, technical decision-makers, database architects, software developers and CTOs from across Europe and Asia, the IMC Summit is the only industry-wide event focusing on the full range of in-memory…
In-Memory Computing Technologies: Now & Tomorrow (May 17 webinar)
Tuesday, May 16, 2017 | Tom Diederich
I'm really looking forward to tomorrow's webinar with GridGain founder and CEO Nikita Ivanov and Jason Stamper, a data platforms & analytics analyst from 451 Research. The two men will discuss the needs driving in-memory computing technologies and the latest news about in-memory databases, data grids and platforms. The webinar starts at 11 a.m. PT and 2 p.m. ET. Jason will explain how…
Choosing the Right In-Memory Computing Solution: New white paper
Monday, May 15, 2017 | Matt Sarrel
I'm excited to announce a new GridGain Systems white paper, Choosing the Right In-Memory Computing Solution, that explains the reasons to use in-memory computing and then walks through how to choose the right architecture and feature set to meet your needs.  As in-memory computing (IMC) gains momentum across a wide range of applications, from fintech and e-commerce to telecommunications and IoT…
Visiting Miami to talk about Apache® Ignite™ as an SQL database & backbone for IoT
Friday, May 12, 2017 | Denis Magda
Apache® Ignite™ continues its tremendous evolution -- even on a day-to-day basis, new things are happening. Born as an in-memory data grid, Apache Ignite has turned into a scalable and fault-tolerant platform that can be used in a variety of use cases. Curious to know why Apache Ignite can be considered as a distributed SQL database for your applications? Want to see how to build an IoT-based…
What's new in Apache® Ignite™.NET 2.0
Thursday, May 11, 2017 | Pavel Tupitsyn
Apache® Ignite™ 2.0 was released last week. The changes on the Java side are tremendous, but Ignite.NET has some cool things to offer as well. Let's take a closer look. # Dynamic Type Registration There's no need for anymore for BinaryConfiguration. Types are automatically registered within the cluster. All serialization is now performed in Ignite Binary Format which enables all Ignite features…
GridGain Professional Edition 2.0 released today
Thursday, May 11, 2017 | Tom Diederich
GridGain Professional Edition 2.0 was released today. The new release, a fully supported version of Apache Ignite 2.0, includes new functionality that significantly improves performance and simplifies the integration requirements for use cases where distributed, in-memory computing can dramatically improve the speed and scalability of data-intensive applications. You can download your 30-day…
IoT,  Streaming Data, and In-Memory Computing
Wednesday, May 10, 2017 | Matt Sarrel
Gartner forecasts that there will be over 8 billion connected devices in use worldwide by the end of 2017. This figure is estimated to reach 20 billion by 2020 and continue to increase dramatically for the foreseeable future. According to the “Cisco Global Cloud Index: Forecast and Methodology, 2015–2020”, the total amount of data created by devices, driven by IoT, will reach 600 ZB per year by…
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Apache® Ignite™ at OSCON
Tuesday, May 9, 2017 | Dani Traphagen
I’m here in Austin for OSCON where tomorrow my session, “The next phase of distributed systems with Apache Ignite,” will teach folks how to optimize Apache® Ignite™ -- leveraging it for low-latency, highly available microservices architectures. This incredibly robust software is being used by Fortune 100 companies to great success and savings over legacy hardware. But first, what is OSCON? It’s…