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Thursday, March 22, 2018 | Rob Meyer
Comparing Apache Ignite / GridGain and Apache Cassandra / DataStax as the Power Behind the Moment If you’re in the process of a digital transformation and trying to improve the customer experience to compete against the Amazon, PayPal, Uber, Expedia, Netflix in your industry, you need to understand something before you fix your next performance and scalability bottleneck. There is only one way…
Wednesday, March 14, 2018 | Denis Magda
As a frequent attendee and speaker at developer conferences, meetups and other high-tech events, I'm always bombarded with the questions about the distinctions between Apache® Ignite™ and Apache® Cassandra™. It's not surprising to get them because both databases have many things in common such as horizontal scalability, high availability and durability. My previous four articles in this series…
Thursday, March 1, 2018 | Rob Meyer
For those forced to read Plato’s Republic, you may remember the allegory of the cave, where people are chained to the wall. They can only see shadows of figures and hear voices that echo off the walls.  This copy becomes their reality. In reading through the GridGain® and Redis® feature comparison, it’s easy to get lost in the 13 pages of detailed differences. But it’s important that you don’t,…
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 | Rob Meyer
Back in the day, when today’s parents were software engineers, whenever you built large-scale systems you had to size everything. For a while many people forgot, except for the few in banking, or the people who rewrote Sabre Systems and other high-volume systems. But then data volume, variety and velocity took off.  Now you HAVE to think about HOW you improve performance and scalability because…
Monday, February 12, 2018 | Tom Diederich
London-based FSB Technology (UK) Ltd., which provides real-time sports betting platforms as a fully-managed service, is relying on GridGain Enterprise Edition to ensure real-time performance and scalability of their PostgreSQL-based system in the face of rapid growth and extreme processing spikes. The complete case study can be here. “GridGain has enabled us to provide a high performance, highly…
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 | Denis Magda
As promised in my initial blog post on this matter, GridGain's performance team applied security patches against the notorious Meltdown Spectre vulnerabilities and completed performance testing of general operations and workloads that are typical for GridGain deployments. The security patches were applied only for CVE-2017-5754 (Meltdown) and CVE-2017-5753 (Spectre Variant 1) vulnerabilities.…
Thursday, January 25, 2018 | Tom Diederich
GridGain’s sales in 2017 spiked 84 percent year-over-year, driven by a combination of new and repeat orders from leading companies in industries including financial services, fintech, online travel services, telecommunications, web-scale online business services, and healthcare. Other key achievements included major product innovations, continued growth of the popular In-Memory Computing Summit…
Friday, January 19, 2018 | Tom Diederich
Happy New Year, everyone! The folks here at GridGain are ready for a fantastic 2018. Here’s an update on what’s happening on the community front over the month or so.   But first, GridGain just named as a 2017 Red Herring Global 100 Winner! The Red Herring Top 100 awards highlight the most exciting startups from Asia, Europe and the Americas.   In other news, the Call for Speakers is now…
Monday, January 8, 2018 | Denis Magda
The world was rocked after the recent disclosure of the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities that literally affect almost all software ever developed. Both issues are related to the way all modern CPUs are designed and this is why they have opened unprecedented security breaches -- making the software, including GridGain, vulnerable to hacker attacks. The vulnerabilities are registered…
Wednesday, December 20, 2017 | Akmal B. Chaudhri
This is the second in a two-part series on the use of Fast Data in Healthcare and how in-memory technologies, such as Apache® Ignite™, can meet the requirements and challenges of the Healthcare industry. Part 1 focused on identifying some of the key challenges in Healthcare. In Part 2, we will discuss a Healthcare case study and learn how Apache Ignite and GridGain solved a customer’s problem.…
Tuesday, October 24, 2017 | Tom Diederich
GridGain Systems ranks No. 2 in Silicon Valley Business Journal’s Fastest Growing Private Companies and ranks No. 5 on the San Francisco Business Times’ Fast 100, it was reported today. From 2014 to 2016, GridGain revenues rose a whopping 919 percent, driven by demand from leading companies in industries including financial services, fintech, online travel services, IoT platforms, and other web-…
Monday, July 31, 2017 | Denis Magda
In-memory databases, data grids and computing platforms just cannot put aside the existence -- and necessity -- of good old-fashioned disk drives. The performance boost given by RAM is tempting and promising but almost nobody wants to lose data. Services and applications call for durability unless the data is of no value to them or floods into the system at such a rate that you can sacrifice…
Thursday, July 13, 2017 | Tom Diederich
GridGain Systems today announced strong momentum during the first half of 2017, with 309 percent year-over-year growth in bookings – fueled by major product innovations, industry accolades and expansion of its well-received In-Memory Computing Summit to Europe. Sales during the first six months of 2017 surged 309 percent compared with the same time last year, driven by a mixture of new and…
Microservices on Top of an In-Memory Data Grid: Part III
Tuesday, April 18, 2017 | Denis Magda
This is the last blog post in a series recommending how to design and implement microservices-based architecture on top of Apache Ignite In-Memory Data Fabric. The first two posts in the series can be found here: Part I - Overview of the proposed solution. Part II - Various coding templates needed to implement the solution in a live environment.  This final post…
GridGain Enterprise Edition 7.8 adds Support of In-Memory SQL Grid and Advanced GridGain Web Console Features
Thursday, March 23, 2017 | Denis Magda
Introducing GridGain Enterprise Edition 7.8, available for download now (includes a free 30-day trial), featuring enterprise-level tools like the GridGain Web Console Management and Monitoring tool built atop of the Apache® Ignite™ Web Console. Features include high availability and fault tolerance with a GridGain Web Console deployment, queries monitoring and cancellation, usage tracing and more…