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Dane Christensen

Dane Christensen
Digital Marketing Manager, GridGain Systems
One of the biggest drivers of the explosion of data in the financial services sector, along with the need to process that data at ever-faster speeds, is the requirement to comply with the many government regulations that have been imposed since the global financial crisis of 2008-09.  The Dodd Frank Act was the most comprehensive set of regulations imposed on financial services companies since…
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GridGain recently won two more awards to add to it’s growing list of accolades.  Database Trends and Applications has chosen GridGain as one of the DBTA 100 Companies That Matter Most in Data, the second year in a row GridGain has made this prestigious list. To help explain GridGain’s significance in the emerging converged data platform space, DBTA also published a “View from the Top” article…
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The  Internet of Things (IoT) is one of the most exciting and significant technology revolutions in the world today. Though there are countless IoT systems in operation at fledgling start ups and established corporations alike, most experts agree the industry is still in its infancy.  It is estimated that by 2020 there will be over 30 billion devices wirelessly connected to the Internet. But this…
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Roman Shtykh, R&D Engineer at CyberAgent, Inc., will present one of over 30 deep-dive presentations at the In-Memory Computing Summit on May 23-24 in San Francisco. (A limited number of seats are still available to the event. Register today to attend at http://imcsummit.org). Roman’s presentation titled “Apache Ignite as a Data Processing Hub” will cover the technical details of how…
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Robert Barr, VP Data Grid Engineering Lead at Barclays, will present a keynote presentation titled “In Memory Computing for Financial Services: Past, Present and Future” at the In-Memory Computing Summit on May 23-24 in San Francisco. (A limited number of seats are still available to the event. Register today to attend at http://imcsummit.org). Robert’s presentation addresses the major data…
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Transaction deadlocks are a serious impediment to the performance of big data/fast data systems. Such problems are very difficult to spot and are even harder to debug. In production, they require a full cluster restart, leading to costly system down times. That’s why GridGain made it a priority to build out the deadlock-free transactions feature that had been available for some time in Apache®…
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Organizations today typically have heterogeneous IT infrastructures which include a variety of databases technologies and a wide range of applications drawing on that data. As organizations grapple with rapidly growing amounts of data and growing demand from end users for real-time access, they are increasingly solving these challenges by moving towards a converged data platform. The converged…
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An impressive list of keynote addresses has been released for the second annual In-Memory Computing Summit (IMC Summit) scheduled for May 23-24, 2016 at the Grand Hyatt San Francisco. The following keynote addresses, presented by top industry leaders, round out the complete agenda of the event: In-Memory: The Foundation of the Internet of Things, by Jason Stamper, Analyst, Data Management and…
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The breakout session schedule has been released for the second annual In-Memory Computing Summit (IMC Summit) scheduled for May 23-24, 2016 at the Grand Hyatt San Francisco.The IMC Summit is a multi-track conference bringing together in-memory computing visionaries, decision makers, experts, and developers for the purpose of education, discussion, and networking. Attendees include CEOs, CIOs,…
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When it comes to querying and acting on data — including in Big Data/Fast Data environments — SQL still dominates. And no other database-agnostic in-memory solution handles SQL functionality like the Apache Ignite In-Memory Data Fabric.Join us at 10:00 AM PT on Wednesday, March 23rd as Nikita Ivanov, CTO of GridGain Systems and member of the Project Management Committee for Apache® Ignite™,…
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GridGain recently presented an introduction to Apache® Ignite™ talk at the Docklands.LJC Meetup group in London where the theme was big data and NoSQL. Following an opening presentation on NoSQL, Christos Erotocritou, Solutions Architect at GridGain systems, followed up with his presentation, “Introducting Apache Ignite”. After covering a brief history of the project from the initial inception of…
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Join us at 11:00 AM PT on Wednesday, February 24th as Nikita Ivanov, CTO of GridGain Systems and member of the Project Management Committee for Apache Ignite™, demonstrates ways to boost performance 1,000x and scale to over 1 billion transactions per second with in-memory storage of hundreds of TBs of data for your SQL-based applications in his webinar titled "Apache Ignite: Turbocharge your SQL…
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Join us on Wednesday, February 3, 2016 at 11:00 AM PDT / 2:00 PM EDT for another deep-dive webinar to learn how to easily share state in-memory across multiple Spark jobs, either within the same application or between different Spark applications using an implementation of Spark RDD abstraction provided in Apache Ignite™. In this one-hour webinar, Dmitriy Setrakyan, Apache Ignite Project…
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In recent benchmark testing performed on GridGain Community Edition 1.5.0 and Hazelcast 3.6-EA2, GridGain consistently outperformed Hazelcast on various atomic and transactional cache operations, and SQL based cache queries as measure on both AWS EC2 and Yardstick Configurations. Results Summary Deadlock Free Transactions: 65% – 115% higher operations/sec throughput Transactional Operations: 24…
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The call for speaking proposals for the In-Memory Computing Summit 2016 closes February 1st. The conference is May 23-24 at the Grand Hyatt San Francisco in Union Square. This event was created for developers, decision makers and visionaries to network and learn about technologies, solutions and real-world use cases for in-memory computing. Speaking proposals for topics related to in-memory…
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