Archive
July 2017

In-memory databases, data grids and computing platforms just cannot put aside the existence -- and necessity -- of good old-fashioned disk drives. The performance boost given by RAM is tempting and promising but almost nobody wants to lose data. Services and applications call for durability unless the data is of no value to them or floods into the system at such a rate that you can sacrifice…
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If you work for -- or are interested in -- the telecommunications industry, then be sure to register for tomorrow’s (July 25) webinar, “Take Telecom to the Next Level with In-Memory Computing.” It starts at 11 a.m. Pacific and 2 p.m. Eastern time. By the end of the hour, you’ll understand how GridGain’s in-memory computing platform helps telcos provide faster service at greater scale. “In-…
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My colleague Akmal B. Chaudhri presented a webinar earlier this week where he looked in detail at Apache® Ignite™ architecture's ACID-compliant transactional subsystem.  After watching his webinar, recorded below, you'll have a better understanding of why companies in many industries, including large banks and financial institutions, trust Apache Ignite and make it their platform of choice.…
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Tomorrow (July 19) my colleague Akmal B. Chaudhri will host a webinar during which he'll take attendees on a deep-dive into the Apache® Ignite™ architecture's ACID-compliant transactional subsystem.  Why is this important? At the end of this session, you will have a better understanding of why companies in many industries, including large banks and financial institutions, trust Apache Ignite and…
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GridGain Systems today announced strong momentum during the first half of 2017, with 309 percent year-over-year growth in bookings – fueled by major product innovations, industry accolades and expansion of its well-received In-Memory Computing Summit to Europe. Sales during the first six months of 2017 surged 309 percent compared with the same time last year, driven by a mixture of new and…
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The Apache Ignite Service Grid will be the subject of this article in this blog series. Service Grid The main feature of the Apache Ignite Service Grid is to deploy services onto a cluster with availability and fault-tolerance. A counter or an ID generator would be simple examples of services. A major use-case for the Service Grid is to deploy a Singleton. There are a number of different types…
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This is the fifth article in this blog series and I will focus this time on the support for a distributed SQL database in Apache® Ignite™. Distributed SQL database Today, SQL is still a very popular language for data definition, data manipulation and querying in database management systems. Although often associated with Relational database systems, it is now used far more widely with many non-…
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In a nod toward its success at delivering a stellar in-memory computing platform, GridGain Systems has recently been awarded multiple industry accolades. The company received two Bronze Awards from the American Business Stevie Awards, and one Gold Award and one Silver Award from the Network Products Guide’s 12th Annual IT World Awards. GridGain Systems was also named a 2017 Red Herring Top 100…
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Regulatory constraints are an ever-moving target (and headache) for financial institutions like banks. Compliance policies alone are challenging because they require these organizations to continuously monitor, collect, and analyze vast amounts of data from multiple, disparate sources in real-time. My colleague Foti Filacouris will be hosting a webinar July 12 at 11 a.m. Pacific time that will…
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