Archive
February 2019

Join technology evangelist Akmal Chaudhri for his free one-hour webinar on March 6 and learn what's new in Apache® Ignite™ version 2.7.  You'll learn how the new capabilities of Apache Ignite work and will also better understand more about some of the other changes made to Apache Ignite, and the reasoning behind them. Come with your questions, and learn from the questions of your peers. Topics…
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TensorFlow is the most popular deep learning framework.  Of course, all deep learning initiatives require data. The classical data-feeding approach is based on files in different formats: data is extracted from production system, written into files and then data scientists are able to train deep learning models using these files as a datasource. But if the amount of data is big -- or it's not…
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The third-annual In-Memory Computing Summit Europe 2019 is just three months away. A preview of breakout sessions was released today for the two-day conference, happening June 3-4 at the Park Plaza Victoria London. The breakout session speakers include representatives from Capital One, Cerner Corporation, Confluent, GigaSpaces, Hypi, Red Hat and Teradata. A Super Saver General Admission rate of…
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It’s Wednesday, but with four meetups across three countries along with one live webinar, the week is just getting started for some of our GridGain and Apache® Ignite™experts.   If you happen to be in Silicon Valley, Paris or Moscow, then you can join us in person for a meetup. For everyone else, there’s today’s webinar: “Troubleshooting Apache Ignite.” The great thing about our webinars is…
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Introduction In the first article in this series, we installed Node.js, the Node.js Thin Client package for Ignite and tested an example application. In this article, let's look at a particular scenario where Ignite can really help when working with existing data from another source, such as a Relational Database System. Often in industry, there are systems that have great business value. These…
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Join one of GridGain's seasoned Customer Success gurus this Wednesday at 11 a.m. Pacific for a free one-hour webinar, Troubleshooting Apache® Ignite™. This live event is for you regardless of whether you are just getting started with Apache® Ignite™ or are a seasoned user. Register here. Stanislav Lukyanov will be sharing some of the best practices that the GridGain® Customer Solutions team has…
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Join Denis Magda on Feb. 13 for a free one-hour webinar during which he'll introduce and explain everything that's new in Apache® Ignite™  2.7. Released about two months ago, Apache Ignite  2.7 added Deep Learning and extended languages support. Register here. Denis Magda is Vice President of the Apache Ignite PMC and GridGain's VP of product management. Before joining GridGain, Denis worked for…
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It is widely believed that a distributed cache is a simple way to make everything faster. But if my past experience is any guide, cache misuse can make things even worse.   Let’s examine a few potential scenarios under which a poorly implemented cache could hurt, not help, performance.   Scenario one: Issue: My database lags, and with your cache it slows down even How does a typical web…
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Introduction Apache® Ignite™ provides support for a number of major programming languages. Recently, support for additional programming languages has also been added using what is termed as a Thin Client. New Thin Clients include Python, PHP and Node.js. The characteristics of a Thin Client are as follows: It is a lightweight Ignite client that connects to a cluster using a standard socket…
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GridGain Basic Support was unveiled today -- the first support offering designed exclusively for Apache® Ignite™ users.  GridGain Support for Apache Ignite enables organizations with new or existing Apache Ignite deployments to access the deep expertise of GridGain’s support engineers to troubleshoot performance or reliability issues and identify configuration optimizations, workarounds or…
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Recently a new version of Apache® Ignite™ was released. Let’s examine some of the new features from the .NET perspective.   Thin .NET Client   Before Apache Ignite version 2.4 (in both Java and .NET), there were two cluster connection modes: Server and Client. Basically, the difference between the client mode and server mode boils down to the following: the client nodes don’t store data and…
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