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Apache Ignite Monitoring With Control Center - How to Manage the Complexity of a Distributed System

Imagine that we need to build a monitoring infrastructure for a distributed database, such as Apache Ignite. Let’s put metrics into Prometheus. And, let’s draw charts in Grafana. Let’s not forget about the notification system—we’ll set up Zabbix for that. Let’s use Jaeger for traces analysis. For state management, the CLI will do. As for SQL queries, let’s use a free JDBC client, such as DBeaver. Now, let’s configure an authentication system for each of the tools, so that no information can leak. We are there. We have a bunch of tools that, together, are more complicated than the distributed system itself.
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We had a great event in Menlo Park earlier this evening at the Bay Area In-Memory Computing Meetup. Catch the two excellent talks by watching the recording below on GridGain's YouTube page.  The speakers were Nikita Ivanov, Founder & CTO, GridGain Systems and Andy Rivenes [@TheInMemoryGuy], product manager at Oracle for Database In-Memory. Nikita was up first. His talk…
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Join us in Menlo Park for the next Bay Area In-Memory Computing Meetup! We'll have two great talks plus dinner, beverages and stellar raffle prizes! This free event is sponsored by GridGain Systems & Oracle. Register here to reserve your spot. Speakers: Nikita Ivanov, Founder & CTO, GridGain Systems Andy Rivenes [@TheInMemoryGuy], Product Manager at Oracle for Database In-Memory…
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Join Greg Stachnick, GridGain's director of product management, for a free one-hour webinar on Aug. 28 at 10 a.m. Pacific time and learn about deploying Apache® Ignite™ into production in public and private clouds. Register here. Companies have faced many challenges when deploying in-memory computing platforms such as Apache Ignite in the cloud, but they have also discovered many best practices…
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Join us in Manhattan August 22 for the next NYC In-Memory Computing Meetup! We'll be gathering at 1740 Broadway (15th floor) from 6-8 p.m.  Greg Stachnick, director of product management at GridGain Systems, will be delivering a talk titled, "Cloud deployment best practices with Apache® Ignite™." "Cloud deployments offer the potential for almost infinite resources and flexible scalability,"…
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Join the in-memory computing community for two days of learning and networking at the In-Memory Computing Summit North America 2019, November 13-14 at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport’s conference center. I invite current users of in-memory computing to contribute to the conversations by submitting a speaking proposal by August 9 that’s focused on one or more of the following topics…
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GridGain Systems today launched blocks of consulting hours for Apache® Ignite™ and GridGain Community Edition, designed to help companies in their Digital Transformation initiatives. Distributed, in-memory computing is a critical part of nearly all digital transformation initiatives. But it can be challenging for many organizations to apply in-memory computing technology effectively. That's…
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GridGain experts have had a busy July and things are not slowing down in August. We're continuing to lead discussions at multiple industry events, where GridGain experts as well as other industry thought leaders have been sharing their unique insights on the latest in-memory computing technology developments and trends. Why all the buzz? Because in-memory computing is now an essential technology…
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Join my colleague Rob Meyer, VP of outbound product management, for an hourlong webinar August 21 that will explain how companies add in-process Hybrid Transactional/Analytical Processing (HTAP) architectures for real-time data access, analytics, and decision automation to their existing applications and analytics systems. It begins at 10 a.m. Pacific time (register here to reserve your spot).…
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Today I wanted to share the video recording of last week’s Bay Area In-Memory Computing Meetup in Menlo Park, where GridGain’s Greg Stachnick talked about best practices for in-memory computing in the cloud.   Abstract: Cloud deployments offer the potential for almost infinite resources and flexible scalability. But there are so many options! It can be overwhelming to know which services are…
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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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