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Tom Diederich

Tom Diederich
Director of Community Engagement
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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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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In summing up the business side of GridGain for last year (compared with the community side that I usually blog about), the company continued strong momentum throughout 2018. Let's take a closer look.   Key achievements during the year included 200 percent year-over-year growth in new customers, numerous industry honors, key product and service innovations and increasing popularity of the In-…
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GridGain's Rob Meyer continues his series on in-memory computing best practices this Thursday when he'll be talking about digital transformation and why delivering a responsive digital business is not possible at scale without in-memory computing. The webinar is titled, "In-Memory Computing Best Practices: Developing New Apps, Channels and APIs" and I suggest registering now to reserve your spot…
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We’ve got a busy week ahead for in-memory computing enthusiasts. A meetup tonight in New York City and two in-memory workshops tomorrow evening in Boston and Silicon Valley.    GridGain and Apache® Ignite™ evangelist  Akmal Chaudhri is in New York City for tonight’s  NYC In-Memory Computing Meetup. His talk is titled, "Relational DBMSs: Faster Transactions and Analytics with In-Memory Computing…
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GridGain Cloud, an In-Memory-Computing-Platform-as-a-Service (imcPaaS) solution, based on Apache® Ignite™, now includes automatic disk-based persistence of the in-memory operational dataset which ensures immediate data access if a cluster restart is ever required. Anyone interested in testing Apache Ignite as an in-memory database (IMDB) can now launch a free 4-node trial environment with just a…
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GridGain is kicking off the New Year with our experts set to speak at several meetups around the world along with the delivery of multiple webinars in January and February. They'll be sharing the latest information and developments related to in-memory computing technology and business trends. Terry Erisman, vice president of marketing at GridGain Systems, said in-memory computing is now a…
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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 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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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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