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GridGain experts headed to next week's Spark+AI Summit 2019!

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 from standard Spark SQL types to ML-specific types, a low level of algorithms' adaptation to distributed computing, a relatively slow speed of adding new algorithms to the current library.
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Next week GridGain experts will be speaking at events in London, Madrid and Moscow. Our technology evangelist, Akmal Chaudhri, as usual will be leading the charge. He’ll be in London on Nov. 13 at Big Data LDN 2018 and in Madrid on Nov. 15 for Big Data Spain. And on Wednesday (Nov. 14), GridGain’s Ilya Suntsov and Dmitry Pavlov will be speaking at the Moscow Apache Ignite Meetup.   Let’s take…
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Digital transformations are arguably the most important initiatives for companies. They can literally make or break a business. This transformation is not easy because there’s a big digital divide between the speed, scale and computing needed for new digital channels and APIs, and what existing systems can deliver. Wouldn't it be great if there was a roadmap that got you from start to finish?…
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I'm in New York City with our technology evangelist who is set to wrap eight solid weeks "on the road" events -- speaking at consecutive Big Data meetups across Europe and the Asia-Pacific region. This week Akmal Chaudhri is with me in New York City. He's a road warrior -- but no person can speak simultaneously at meetups on both sides of the country. That's why Akmal will be speaking tonight at…
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This report is for week 7 of the Big Data meetup tour. The two cities covered this week were Brussels and Luxembourg. These were also the last two cities in the Big Data meetup tour. Day 15: Brussels I flew out from London to Brussels on Wednesday 17 October. It was the earliest flight on this Big Data meetup tour. My hotel was in downtown Brussels, near Brussels Midi Station. Since I planned…
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It's been two weeks since the conclusion of the fourth-annual In-Memory Computing Summit® North America. Here's the recap. Industry leaders from around the world converged on the Hyatt's conference center in Burlingame, Calif. (midway between San Francisco and Silicon Valley) for the two-day conference and delivered 35 breakout sessions and five keynote addresses. Some 450 people representing…
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This report is for week 6 of the Big Data meetup tour. The two cities covered this week were Singapore and Stockholm, half a world apart. Continuing on from the previous meetup report, I took the KLIA Ekspres from KL Sentral to Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) on Sunday 7 October. Anyone that has attended one of my meetup or conference presentations will know that I occasionally make…
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Autumn is in the air – and so is Akmal. Our London-based technology evangelist will be flying to speaking engagements in Brussels, Luxembourg and New York City over the next couple of weeks.   But Akmal won’t be the only GridGain expert speaking at meetups: GridGain senior consultant Lucas Beeler will preside over a hands-on workshop for Java developers at the Silicon Valley Java User Group on…
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Making stream processing scale requires making all the components (including messaging, processing and storage) scale together. Easier said than done. Until now.  My colleague Rob Meyer, who is head of outbound product management, explained how in his Oct. 10 webinar, available for free playback here.  Rob, alongside GridGain professional services consultant Alexey Kukushkin, shared some of the…
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This report is for week 5 of the Big Data meetup tour. Similar to week 4, only one city this week and that was Helsinki. However, from Helsinki I travelled on to Kuala Lumpur (KL) to run an Apache® Ignite™ workshop. Day 12: Helsinki I have had the good fortune to visit many cities around the world through various roles that I have held with other employers, so I have actually visited Helsinki…
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At a recent gathering of the Moscow Apache® Ignite™ Meetup, I talked about open-source communities, how to become a contributor and a committer and some reasons why you should participate.  Specifically, I was talking about the story of the Apache Ignite community. The limited time of the talk did not allow me to give more examples, so that was the inspiration for this post -- which is by the…
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