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August 2017

The third-annual In-Memory Computing Summit North America is Oct. 24-25 in South San Francisco. Enter our raffle for a chance to win a full-access pass! Two winners will be drawn each week and notified by email. Enter here! Our Super-Saver rate is also available for a limited time. Register now to take advantage of the savings opportunity.  Meetups! Calling all Meetup organizers around the…
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GridGain Systems today announced that it has named Mark Mszanski, a software sales executive with more than 25 years of experience, as executive vice president of sales. He will be responsible for leading GridGain’s global sales efforts. Abe Kleinfeld, GridGain’s president and CEO, said Mark brings the vision and experience needed to continue the company’s four-years-long (and counting) triple-…
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The following panel discussion, recorded June 21 in Amsterdam at the In-Memory Computing Summit Europe, brought together some of Europe’s top in-memory computing experts who shared their vision of where this exciting technology is headed in the months and years to come.  The discussion's theme: The Future of In-Memory Computing. Moderated by Terry Erisman, vice president of marketing at GridGain…
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GridGain Solutions architect Dani Traphagen will host a webinar Aug. 23 that will walk through the basics of a Kubernetes and Apache Ignite deployment. It begins at 11 a.m. Pacific time and 2 p.m. Eastern. Kubernetes is an open-source system for automating deployment, scaling, and management of containerized applications. It groups containers that make up an application into logical units for…
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In this article I will focus on Zero Deployment in Apache® Ignite™. There is a very useful feature in Apache Ignite for inter-node byte-code exchange called peer class loading, also referred to as P2P class loading. Let’s take a look at this in little more detail. Peer Class Loading In Apache Ignite, there is a special distributed ClassLoader which, if enabled, will automatically redeploy Java…
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GridGain Systems landed at No. 187 on the 2017 Inc. 5000’s list of the fastest-growing private companies in the United States, it was announced today. GridGain also ranked 13th among software companies – eighth within the San Francisco metro area – and 40th across its home state of California. The Inc. 5000 represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the U.S. economy’s most…
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I think all of us are familiar at this point, one way or another, with the phrase: “Moving to the cloud.” It seems to me that the development community is also hip to the new lingo, according to Gartner, they predict that over $1 Trillion Dollars in IT Spending will be affected by the cloud by the year 2020 alone. That’s an awfully large amount of purchasing power! Companies are shifting the way…
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The “In-Memory Computing Summit 2017 – Silicon Valley” is around the corner. Slated for Oct. 24-25 at the South San Francisco Conference Center, the conference is the only industry-wide event that focuses on the full range of in-memory computing-related technologies and solutions held in North America. The conference committee will be publishing a sneak peek of the agenda in the next few days. I…
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This is the first in a series of posts every two weeks or so on what’s happening on the community front. Lots going on so let’s get rolling!  Here’s the status, as of today, of the meetup landscape for GridGain experts who will be speaking at a wide variety of meetups around the world. Because this is our first update, let’s take a look at the meetups our experts have spoken at over the past few…
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In this article I will focus on the new Machine Learning (ML) Grid. This is in development, but already offers a number of capabilities that may be very useful to Data Scientists. Machine Learning (ML) Grid Machine learning is a method of data analysis that automates the building of analytical models. By using algorithms that iteratively learn from data, computers are able to find hidden…
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In this post, I will cover the changes in Apache® Ignite™ 2.0/2.1 (which tracks to GridGain 8.0/8.1) that are important when implementing a project in Ignite. Then we will discuss the easiest way to setup a cache and just use the basic functionality of the Data Grid. So, Apache Ignite 2.0 & 2.1 have dropped! This is awesome news for you as a user. This is fun times for us at GridGain too.…
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When building applications, developers aim for them to be both consistent in performance and also highly available under every imaginable scenario. Doing so has always been a challenge because there’s always been a tradeoff between data consistency and high availability Until now. Today at 11 a.m. Pacific time, Valentin “Val” Kulichenko, GridGain System’s Lead Architect, will explain how to…
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