As an in-memory computing platform, GridGain and Apache Ignite support native persistence that stores data and indexes transparently on non-volatile memory, SSD or disk. When persistence is enabled, memory becomes a cache for the most frequently used data and indexes. Native persistence is ACID-compliant, durable and enables immediate availability on a restart of each node. Data is never lost; GridGain supports full and incremental snapshots along with continuous archiving, and provides Point-in-Time recovery to an individual transaction.

Join Ivan Rakov, one of the senior engineers who developed native persistence, backup, and Point-in-Time recovery as he provides his insights into the underlying architecture and best practices for implementing native persistence in production. This session will cover:

  • An architectural overview of native persistence, and centralized backup and recovery
  • Tips and tricks for configuring and managing persistence
  • Best practices for checkpointing, using the Write-Ahead Log (WAL) and restoring from a failure
  • Performance tuning recommendations to balance durability and performance, including how to create snapshots under load
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