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GridGain recently started publishing the Best Practices for Digital Transformation with In-Memory Computing (IMC) eBook series. The series captures some of the best practices for putting the right people, processes, and technology in place that helped early adopters succeed with their digital transformations. This blog post summarizes the first eBook in the series and outlines the best…
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After a long holiday weekend, our GridGain experts are gearing up for more events next week. We’re scheduling the next Bay Area In-Memory Computing Meetup for July 17 and the NYC In-Memory Computing Meetup for July 25. I'll share details on those later this week. In the meantime, here's a recap of a very busy last week of June.  Monday, June 24: Bay Area In-Memory Computing Meetup. GridGain’s…
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It’s hard to imagine that it’s been over 20 years since MySQL was created. There has been a lot of innovation and acquisitions since then, as well as consolidation of many MySQL options: Alzato Tech, the original NDB Cluster technology, was aquired by MySQL AB in 2003 InnoDB, the main storage engine for MySQL, was acquired by Oracle in 2005 Percona released Percona Server for MySQL in 2006…
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MySQL is arguably the most widely used open source database in the world, even if you don't include MariaDB or Percona as a variant. But it has a host of challenges and options to solve them. Learn how companies have added speed and scale to MySQL deployments for different use cases. This webinar will cover the various options available and when each option makes sense. It will also cover how to…
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On June 19, GridGain's Ivan Rakov will share best practices for implementing "Native Persistence" in production with Apache® Ignite™ and/or GridGain. His webinar begins at 10 a.m. Pacific and will be recorded. Register here to reserve your spot.  "Native Persistence" is used to store and index data transparently on non-volatile memory, SSD or disk. It's a distributed, ACID, and SQL-compliant…
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It’s not officially summer yet and GridGain experts are not slowing down. Several are participating in multiple industry events during late May and June, where our company experts and other industry thought leaders are sharing their insights on the latest in-memory computing technology developments and trends. “In-memory computing can make new or existing applications 1,000x faster and scalable…
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The third-annual In-Memory Computing Summit Europe conference is happening June 3-4 in London. This year GridGain is sending several experts to lead sessions and connect with in-memory computing experts from across Europe and around the world. Let’s take a look at the conference schedule. (If you see a topic of interest, but can’t make it to London, stay tuned. I’ll be sharing all of the videos…
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Next week will be a busy one for GridGain and Apache® Ignite™ experts, who will preside over four meetups and one webinar in events that span the globe. On May 21 we have two talks: one in Moscow and the other in New York. Then on May 23 we'll be speaking in Tokyo and Silicon Valley. The webinar is scheduled for May 22. The Moscow Apache Ignite Meetup will be led by GridGain’s Dmitry Pavlov…
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My colleague Rob Meyer is hosting a May 22 webinar during which he'll explain how companies have added speed and scale to PostgreSQL deployments for different use cases. PostgreSQL is one of the most widely databases, especially if you add up all the different distributions. This is in part what makes it challenging to figure out how to lower latency and improve scalability with business-critical…
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Last night at the London In-Memory Computing Meetup we took a deep dive look at Apache® Ignite™ and got a room of mostly new Ignite users to build a production ready app in just under an hour! The event was sponsored and co-hosted by GridGain.   We started the evening introducing the room to Apache Ignite doing a quick Ignite 101 followed by a quick introduction and Hypi 101.   Most of the…
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On Tuesday I was in New York City hosting the NYC In-Memory Computing Meetup. I started the meetup 18 months ago and there are about 1,400 members. Our April 23 event attracted some 80 in-memory computing enthusiasts – a new meetup record!   We had two speakers: Dave Rubin, senior director for Oracle NoSQL and Embedded Database, and Pat Patterson, director of evangelism at StreamSets. Dave’s…
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GridGain's booth is seeing a lot of traffic this week at the Spark+AI Summit 2019, which runs April 23-25 in San Francisco. Our experts are fielding many questions from attendees about Apache Spark, GridGain and Apache® Ignite™.  If you're at the conference, be sure to catch GridGain's session at 5:30 p.m. in room 2010. Alexey Zinovyev's talk is titled, "Distributed ML/DL with Ignite ML module…
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GridGain is a Silver Sponsor of next week's Spark+AI Summit 2019 in San Francisco and our own Alexey Zinovyev will deliver a session titled, "Distributed ML/DL with Ignite ML module using Apache Spark as database." The conference runs from April 23-25.  About his talk: The current implementation of Machine Learning (ML) algorithms in Spark has several disadvantages associated with the transition…
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Join us April 30 in Menlo Park for the next Bay Area In-Memory Computing Meetup! Great food, drinks, raffle prizes -- and three stellar talks -- two of which will feature Apache® Ignite™. This event is free, thanks to sponsorship from GridGain Systems, but please RSVP to reserve your spot.   Our speakers: > Stan Lukyanov, [Software Engineer at GridGain Systems] > Pat Patterson [Director…
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Join my colleague Rob Meyer for his free April 24 webinar and learn how to add speed and scale to Oracle-based applications, APIs and analytics.  The Oracle Database is one of the most scalable relational database management systems (RDBMS) on the market. But even Oracle has been pushed beyond its architectural limits by new business needs and software layers.  The reason is simple: the…
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