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…
It is widely believed that a distributed cache is a simple way to make everything faster. But if my past experience is any guide, cache misuse can make things even worse.
Let’s examine a few potential scenarios under which a poorly implemented cache could hurt, not help, performance.
Issue: My database lags, and with your cache it slows down even
How does a typical web…
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…
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…
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…
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-…
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…
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…
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:
Binary Protocol and Thin Clients
We will look at examples of some of these APIs in this article series.
GridGain Cloud provides compatibility with GridGain…
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…