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GridGain Control Center Introduces Team Collaboration, Improved Metrics Configuration, and More

It has been a busy first quarter of 2021 with monthly GridGain Control Center releases. We continue to add new capabilities to help accelerate the creation and configuration of dashboards and alerts, new features for team collaboration, and new options for SQL query development. Teams Control Center introduced a new top level feature for collaboration: Teams. In previous releases, Control Center has been more or less a single user experience. Cluster connections, SQL queries, Traces, etc have all been specific to the logged in user account but what happens when multiple Admins or Developers want to work with a cluster? Each dashboard, query, or alert needs to be recreated for each user account.
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Social networks have been lately in a spotlight. The concept is clear and it works: provide web-tools for ad-hoc networking between individuals or group of individuals.Some time ago I noticed that there is some similarity between the basic concept of social networks and the grid computing product we are currently pushing to release. In fact, social networks are based on capability of ad-hoc…
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Look at this article: http://hardware.silicon.com/servers/0,39024647,39159214,00.htmThe overriding theme of this article (and it is based off the same IT research in UK) is that Grid Computing is: too expensive too complex too ambiguous in its valueNot surprising these are the same pain factors we attempts to address in our upcoming product: it will be licensed under LGPL and its runtime will be…
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Grid Computing and AOP

One of the unique features of our upcoming GridGain 1.0 product is AOP-based integration.Since the beginning, the integration part of Grid Computing products was a sore point. APIs are complex, non-intuitive and vendor generally assumed that people writing grid-enabled software would be willing to spend a significant time on grid-enabling process (changing their applications, learning complex…
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When thinking about how Grid Computing software can be architected there are many angles one can look from. One such angle that is rarely seen is whether to consider the software architecture from the "Resource" point of view, or from the "Task" point of view.As much as abstract it sounds this question is rather very fundamental to how your Grid Computing software will be used. Let me explain by…
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The usual answer is - Google it... Oh, you did? Well, the odds are that you are not any closer to the answer - and you are not alone.Working on Grid Computing for the last 5 years I've accumulated my own share of strange looks on people faces when trying to describe to them the grid computing idea. What is fascinating is that the actual concepts behind Grid Computing are very familiar, simple and…
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