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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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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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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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Introduction In the previous article, we discussed the steps required to sign-up for a GridGain® Cloud account, created our first cluster, described the two built-in SQL demos and briefly reviewed the monitoring capabilities. In this article, let's look at examples of how to connect to a GridGain Cloud Cluster using two different programming languages. Recall that in the previous article, we…
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In a previous post, we shared an Apache® Ignite™ primer for people new to this exciting this open source project. In it, we touched upon Ignite's key features. Today I'll focus on the commonly asked question: Does Ignite have persistent storage or memory-only storage? The answer? Both. Native persistence in Ignite can be turned on and off. This allows Ignite to store data sets bigger than can…
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Introduction In 2018, GridGain® previewed GridGain Cloud. GridGain Cloud enables a GridGain cluster to be run as a service. It supports both distributed in-memory computing and persistence. A number of APIs are supported: JDBC ODBC Binary Protocol and Thin Clients REST We will look at examples of some of these APIs in this article series. GridGain Cloud provides compatibility with GridGain…
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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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