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December 2017

GridGain’s technology evangelist, Akmal Chaudhri, is often away from his London home speaking at conferences and events like meetups. Part of that my fault: I work with meetup organizers around the world to arrange speaking engagements for him.   And I want him to be on the road even more in 2018! So please, if you are a meetup organizer (or even an interested member) and would like Akmal to…
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Apache Cassandra has become an incredibly popular database for software architects and engineers. Many of us trust it for our applications’ data and, presently, there are thousands of deployments running this reputable NoSQL database. No doubt, Cassandra totally deserves its glory and reputation. The database simply does what it is expected from it -- unlimited scalability and high-availability…
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The second-annual In-Memory Computing Summit Europe will take place June 25-26 in London, GridGain Systems, which organizes the event, announced today.   The Call for Papers is now open and ends March 11. Super-Saver registration discounts end April 22 and sponsorship opportunities are also now available. June’s conference will be held at the Park Plaza Victoria London.    The In-Memory…
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This is the second in a two-part series on the use of Fast Data in Healthcare and how in-memory technologies, such as Apache® Ignite™, can meet the requirements and challenges of the Healthcare industry. Part 1 focused on identifying some of the key challenges in Healthcare. In Part 2, we will discuss a Healthcare case study and learn how Apache Ignite and GridGain solved a customer’s problem.…
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Last Wednesday we had another successful gathering of the Bay Area In-Memory Computing Meetup in Mountain View, California. (We’re always looking for a space to use in the Bay Area so please let me know if your company can host – and hopefully also have a speaker for us, too!).   As a co-organizer of this meetup, I’m always looking for speakers and other folks to volunteer as co-organizers. …
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This is a two-part series on the use of Fast Data in Healthcare and how in-memory technologies, such as Apache Ignite, can meet the requirements and challenges of the Healthcare industry. In this first part, we will focus on identifying some of the key challenges in Healthcare and in the next part, we will discuss a Healthcare case study and learn how Apache Ignite and GridGain solved a customer’…
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As many of you know by now, GridGain experts love speaking at meetups. Especially when away from home – and usually when they are traveling to speak at a conference.   I was able to catch-up with Denis Magda last week in Austin, Texas. I live in nearby San Antonio... an easy drive. Denis, who is director of product management and Apache Ignite PMC chair, was there to speak at the KubeCon +…
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Apache Ignite's new native persistence (released in late July with version 2.1) means that the open-source platform is much more than an in-memory data grid: It's a full-fledged distributed, scalable HTAP database with the ability to reliably store raw data that supports SQL, and processes information in real time. Apache Ignite Persistence Ignite Persistence is a new component of the…
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Tune-in Wednesday Dec. 6 and listen as GridGain technical evangelist Akmal Chaudhri discusses how Apache® Ignite™ is being used by drug discovery companies to identify potential therapies for complex diseases.   This one-hour webinar is free and begins at 11 a.m. Pacific time (2 p.m. Eastern). Register here. It’s all about real-time access to massive amounts of data.    “Apache Ignite is…
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