GridGain experts spotlight the power of in-memory computing

GridGain experts spotlight the power of in-memory computingGridGain experts are not slowing down this holiday season: They are organizing and taking part in multiple webinars, conferences and meetups during November and December to share the latest information and developments related to in-memory computing technology and business trends.

Here's a look at just some of the events (more meetups, for example, are still being scheduled).

Conferences

AWS Re:Invent 2018 – November 26, 2018 – GridGain CTO and Co-Founder Nikita Ivanov will speak on the topic of “In-Memory Computing: Unlocking the Digital Future.” GridGain experts will be in booth #616 to provide product demos and discuss the need for in-memory computing for real-time big data applications.

Gartner Application Strategies & Solutions Summit – November 27, 2018 – GridGain CTO and Co-Founder Nikita Ivanov will speak on the topic of “High Performance Business-Critical Applications in the Digital Era.” GridGain experts will be in booth #113 to provide product demos and discuss the need for in-memory computing for real-time big data applications.

Big Data LDN 2018 – November 13, 2018 – GridGain Technology Evangelist Akmal Chaudhri was one of the featured speakers at Big Data LDN 2018, a free-to-attend conference and exhibition where delegates shared ideas with forward-thinking peers and leading members of the data community. Akmal's talk was titled, "How to Become a Big Data Rockstar in 30 Minutes.” The secret? Apache® Ignite™, a memory-centric distributed database, caching, and processing platform. Apache Ignite is designed for transactional, analytical and streaming workloads, delivering in-memory performance at scale.

Big Data Spain – November 14, 2018 – GridGain Technology Evangelist Akmal Chaudhri was one of the featured speakers at Big Data Spain, a conference featuring AI technologies for smart business. Akmal's session was titled, “Powering Up Financial Institutions with Distributed Systems.” Attendees learned about Apache® Ignite™ and its key capabilities and features important for financial applications, including ACID compliance, SQL compatibility, persistence, replication, security, fault tolerance, fraud detection and more. The session included a review of major use cases of Apache Ignite deployed as a caching layer between applications and a database system to speed up response time and achieve scalability, and as a full-fledged distributed database with its own persistence layer.

Data Management Technologies Moscow 2018 – November 29, 2018 – Mikhail Kouznetsov, head of GridGain sales in Russia, will share insights from the report, "When Appetites Grow: The Use of In-Memory Technologies for Real-Time Data Analysis.”

Webinars

How to Make a Backup in a Distributed System, Unnoticed – November 21, 2018 – GridGain System’s Senior Software Engineer Ivan Rakov will discuss how to create backups, or snapshots, in GridGain without impacting ongoing user activities; perform a snapshot while keeping data consistent and transactionally complete across the cluster; create and restore snapshots during cluster topology changes; and ensure snapshots are optimized to use less space.

Nuances of Machine Learning with Ignite ML – November 28, 2018 – Alexey Zinoviev, GridGain’s, Apache Ignite ML contributor, will discuss the new 2.7 release of Apache® Ignite™ and present the new features that are added to Ignite ML modules. In the second part of his presentation, he will introduce what a Java programmer needs to do and understand in typical Big Data and ML projects.

How to Add Speed and Scale to SQL, Support New Data Needs, and Keep Your RDBMS – November 28, 2018 – GridGain Lead Architect Valentin Kulichenko will discuss how companies have been using Apache® Ignite™ to overcome today’s data challenges, including the 10x growth of transaction volumes and the 50x growth in data volumes over the last decade, as well as the drive for real-time response and analytics that has pushed relational databases beyond their limits.

Relational DBMSs with Apache Ignite: Faster Transactions and Analytics

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 – GridGain’s Akmal B. Chaudhri will discuss how combining Apache® Ignite™ with a relational DBMS can offer enterprises the best of both open-source worlds: a highly-scalable high-velocity grid-based in-memory SQL database, with a robust fully-featured SQL persistent datastore for advanced analytics and data-warehouse capabilities.

Meetups

Joint Event with Agile Lab in Milan, Italy – November 19, 2018 – GridGain Solutions Architect Christos Erotocritou will be a featured speaker at a free three-hour event in Milan, Italy, sponsored by GridGain Systems and Agile Lab. The event is titled, "Apache® Ignite™ and GridGain: In-Memory Computing for IoT, Banking and More!"  

Data Science Sydney Meetup – November 20, 2018 – GridGain Asia-Pacific Director of Solution Architecture Stephen Leung will be the featured speaker at this meetup. His talk is titled, “Getting Started with Apache® Ignite™ as a Distributed Database.”

London In-Memory Computing Meetup – November 20, 2018 – Attendees will hear two excellent talks around distributed systems and enjoy great food, cold beverages and a chance to win a Nintendo Switch video game system.

Big Data Analytics Melbourne – November 22, 2018 – GridGain Asia-Pacific Director of Solution Architecture Stephen Leung and an application engineer from Macquarie Bank will present, “Getting Started with Apache® Ignite™ as a Distributed Database.”

München Kubernetes/Cloud-Native Meetup – December 4, 2018 – GridGain technology evangelist Akmal Chaudhri will be the featured speaker at this meetup. His talk is titled, "Distributed Database DevOps Dilemmas? Kubernetes to the rescue!"

Hamburg Kubernetes/Cloud-Native Meetup – December 5, 2018 – GridGain technology evangelist Akmal Chaudhri will be the featured speaker at this meetup. His talk is titled, "Distributed Database DevOps Dilemmas? Kubernetes to the rescue!"

Moscow Apache Ignite Meetup – November 14, 2018 – GridGain experts discussed benchmarks, what to do with unstable tests, and how major open source features are created using the example of Transparent Data Encryption in Apache® Ignite™.

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