Archive
March 2018

Friday, March 30, 2018 | Tom Diederich
Spring has sprung and hopefully the sun is shining where you are. Unfortunately for our technology evangelist, he’ll likely encounter rain as he traverses the Washington, D.C. metro area next week speaking at four cool meetups. But then again, Akmal Chaudhri is from London so he’s used to wet weather. At least the cherry blossoms are now starting to bloom there.  But first, I wanted to share a…
Thursday, March 29, 2018 | Tom Diederich
Shhhh! Come a little closer... That’s it. I have a sneak-peek of the In-Memory Computing Summit schedule. Since you found this post, I can share it with you. This sneak peek is just a taste of the in-depth talks attendees will be able to attend during the conference this coming June. Make sure to reserve your spot now and register at the Super Saver rate. The In-Memory Computing Summit Europe,…
Tuesday, March 27, 2018 | Tom Diederich
GridGain Professional Edition 2.4 is now available! A fully supported version of Apache Ignite 2.4, GridGain Professional Edition 2.4 includes a Continuous Learning Framework -- a machine learning and a multilayer perceptron (MLP) neural network that enables companies to run machine and deep learning algorithms against their petabyte-scale operational datasets in real-time. Companies can now…
Thursday, March 22, 2018 | Rob Meyer
Comparing Apache Ignite / GridGain and Apache Cassandra / DataStax as the Power Behind the Moment If you’re in the process of a digital transformation and trying to improve the customer experience to compete against the Amazon, PayPal, Uber, Expedia, Netflix in your industry, you need to understand something before you fix your next performance and scalability bottleneck. There is only one way…
Friday, March 16, 2018 | Tom Diederich
Our experts were busy speaking at a couple of events this week: the  NYC In-Memory Computing Meetup, and on the other coast, at the OpenIoT Summit North America in Portland. And next week will be even busier as our experts hit the road once again to connect with customers, Apache Ignite users and in-memory computing enthusiasts.  Week in Review: Our friends at WeWork donated a great spot in…
Wednesday, March 14, 2018 | Denis Magda
As a frequent attendee and speaker at developer conferences, meetups and other high-tech events, I'm always bombarded with the questions about the distinctions between Apache® Ignite™ and Apache® Cassandra™. It's not surprising to get them because both databases have many things in common such as horizontal scalability, high availability and durability. My previous four articles in this series…
Friday, March 9, 2018 | Tom Diederich
Next week our GridGain and Apache Ignite experts will be in Portland, Paris and New York City. Akmal Chaudhri will be speaking at the OpenIoTSummit North America conference; Rob Meyer will be in the City of Lights for Big Data Paris 2018. I'll be in NYC along with Foti Filacouris for the NYC In-Memory Computing Meetup. And if that weren't enough, Dmitriy Setrakyan will explain how to choose the…
Monday, March 5, 2018 | Akmal B. Chaudhri
In the previous article in this series, we looked at failover and recovery. Here are topics we will cover in the rest of this series: Transaction handling at the level of Ignite persistence (WAL, checkpointing, and more). Transaction handling at the level of 3rd party persistence. In this article, we will focus on transaction handling at the level of Ignite persistence. Those who use Apache…
Thursday, March 1, 2018 | Rob Meyer
For those forced to read Plato’s Republic, you may remember the allegory of the cave, where people are chained to the wall. They can only see shadows of figures and hear voices that echo off the walls.  This copy becomes their reality. In reading through the GridGain® and Redis® feature comparison, it’s easy to get lost in the 13 pages of detailed differences. But it’s important that you don’t,…