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Relational DBMSs with Apache® Ignite™: Faster Transactions and Analytics

RSVP now for our Dec. 12 webinar and learn how to complement a Relational DBMS for Hybrid Transactional/Analytical Processing (HTAP) by leveraging the massive parallel processing and SQL capabilities of Apache Ignite. Details here.
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Shhhh! Come a little closer... That’s it. I have a sneak-peek of the In-Memory Computing Summit schedule. Since you found this post, I can share it with you. This sneak peek is just a taste of the in-depth talks attendees will be able to attend during the conference this coming June. Make sure to reserve your spot now and register at the Super Saver rate. The In-Memory Computing Summit Europe,…
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GridGain Professional Edition 2.4 is now available! A fully supported version of Apache Ignite 2.4, GridGain Professional Edition 2.4 includes a Continuous Learning Framework -- a machine learning and a multilayer perceptron (MLP) neural network that enables companies to run machine and deep learning algorithms against their petabyte-scale operational datasets in real-time. Companies can now…
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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…
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Our experts were busy speaking at a couple of events this week: the  NYC In-Memory Computing Meetup, and on the other coast, at the OpenIoT Summit North America in Portland. And next week will be even busier as our experts hit the road once again to connect with customers, Apache Ignite users and in-memory computing enthusiasts.  Week in Review: Our friends at WeWork donated a great spot in…
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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…
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Next week our GridGain and Apache Ignite experts will be in Portland, Paris and New York City. Akmal Chaudhri will be speaking at the OpenIoTSummit North America conference; Rob Meyer will be in the City of Lights for Big Data Paris 2018. I'll be in NYC along with Foti Filacouris for the NYC In-Memory Computing Meetup. And if that weren't enough, Dmitriy Setrakyan will explain how to choose the…
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In the previous article in this series, we looked at failover and recovery. Here are topics we will cover in the rest of this series: Transaction handling at the level of Ignite persistence (WAL, checkpointing, and more). Transaction handling at the level of 3rd party persistence. In this article, we will focus on transaction handling at the level of Ignite persistence. Those who use Apache…
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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,…
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Next week is a busy one for GridGain's technical evangelist Akmal Chaudhri. He’ll spend Monday in Brussels and then catch a train to Amsterdam where he’ll remain until his flight home late Thursday night after four speaking engagements -- including two In-Memory Computing Fundamentals workshops. I’ll go into more detail about each event -- but first, it's back to Silicon Valley where GridGain…
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Real-time computing requirements has fueled the growth of various in-memory computing technologies. These include caches, in-memory data grids, in-memory databases, streaming technologies and broader in-memory computing platforms. But what are the best technologies for each type of your project? Learn about your options from one of the leading in-memory computing veterans, Dmitriy Setrakyan,…
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