Archive
December 2018

It’s New Year’s Eve! Looking back over the past 12 months, 2018 has been a stellar year for the GridGain/Apache® Ignite™ community. Our experts spoke at 147 meetups and 37 conferences around the globe, and also participated in 36 webinars. That’s about 220 hours of combined talks – mostly about the open-source Apache Ignite. Incredible! A majority of the talks were presented by our intrepid…
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GridGain's Dmitry Govorukhin and Yury Babak presented at yesterday's St. Petersburg Apache® Ignite™ Meetup #4, an informal gathering of Ignite enthusiasts coming together for an evening of talks, mingling, food and a raffle.  Dmitry's talk was titled, "What every Java developer should know about disk IO." Yuri's talk was titled, "Apache Ignite - Distributed Machine Learning with Java API." Both…
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Apache® Ignite™ community volunteers maintain an extremely informative and well-designed website that's updated nearly daily with the latest news about this open source project. I'll share a small portion of the content here on GridGain's blog over the next few days that will outline some Ignite basic concepts, facts, tips and tricks. In this post, we'll introduce Ignite. Read…
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I’ve created a checklist for new users of Apache® Ignite™ to help overcome common challenges I’ve seen people encounter when developing and configuring their first applications with an Ignite cluster. This checklist was put together from questions new users routinely ask the Apache Ignite community on the user and dev lists.   If you are new to Apache Ignite, click here for a quick…
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I admit that I was a little reluctant to organize a meetup during the middle of the holiday season -- but I’m glad I did. More than 50 people showed up for last Wednesday’s event -- a new attendance record for the Bay Area In-Memory Computing Meetup!     I’m not sure if it was the speakers this time around, the talk topics or something else. I do know the location was a good one: I found a…
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GridGain today announced the release of GridGain Professional Edition 2.7, a fully supported version of Apache Ignite 2.7. GridGain Professional Edition 2.7 introduces TensorFlow™ integration for enhanced training of deep learning (DL) models. GridGain Professional Edition 2.7 also provides enhanced usability, including expanded support for thin clients, as well as Transparent Data Encryption at…
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GridGain today announced the Call for Papers for the In-Memory Computing Summit Europe 2019, happening June 3-4 in London. Have a talk in mind? Hurry, because the submission window closes Feb. 10! Sponsorship opportunities are also available. For attendees, Super Saver registration discounts end March 3. Organized by GridGain Systems, the In-Memory Computing Summit (IMCS) is held in both Europe…
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Previously, we looked at how to use GridGain® and Kafka® using a local installation. Let’s now look at an example where we deploy in the Cloud. We will use the GridGain Cloud and the Confluent Cloud environments. If you'd like to follow along with this example, ensure that you meet the required prerequisites first: Create an account on the GridGain Cloud Create an account on the Confluent…
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RSVP now for our Dec. 12 webinar and learn how to complement a Relational DBMS for Hybrid Transactional/Analytical Processing (HTAP) by leveraging the massive parallel processing and SQL capabilities of Apache Ignite. Details here. You'll also learn how to use Apache Ignite as an In-Memory Data Grid that stores data in memory and boosts applications performance by offloading reads from a…
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GridGain Systems received numerous industry honors during the course of 2018. The recognition came from an array of prestigious tech awards and industry lists, including Deloitte Technology Fast 500, Inc. 5000, Red Herring Global Top 100, American Business Stevies, and many more. The awards reflect GridGain’s continued dominance in the in-memory computing industry, as well as the company’s…
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GridGain technology evangelist Akmal Chaudhri is in the middle of another three-day, three city meetup tour this week – this time around featuring Kubernetes. All three meetups are sold-out! (They are all free events but the RSVP limit maxed out).     Yesterday he spoke at the München Kubernetes/Cloud-Native Meetup; this evening he’ll be the featured speaker at the Hamburg Kubernetes/Cloud-…
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GridGain Systems today announced that the GridGain In-Memory Computing Platform is now available in the Oracle Cloud Marketplace, offering added value to Oracle Cloud customers.  A Silver-level member of Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN), GridGain also certified that the GridGain In-Memory Computing Platform is now fully compatible with Oracle Cloud Infrastructure. The GridGain In-Memory Computing…
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This post takes a closer look at Apache Ignite’s C++ API (called Ignite C++). It's intended primarily for C/C++ programmers. Ignite and Ignite С++ Ignite C++ is built on top of Ignite Ignite С++ starts the JVM in the same process and communicates with it via JNI .NET, C++ and Java nodes can join the same cluster, use the same caches, and interoperate using common binary protocol Java…
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