Scale Out and Conquer: Architectural Decisions Behind Distributed In-Memory Systems

Distributed platforms like Apache® Ignite™ rely on a horizontal “scale-out” architecture where you dynamically add more machines to achieve near-linear, elastic scalability. But how does it really work? What are its limits? And how can you optimize performance and scalability?

In this webinar, we will cover the challenges engineers face when designing distributed systems, and the tips and tricks for optimizing Apache Ignite including:

  • When to use different data-sharding algorithms
  • How to design effective data models that scale in a distributed in-memory system
  • How to optimize distributed synchronization and coordination
  • How to solve the most common scalability challenges with clustered nodes
Presented by
Denis Magda
VP, Developer Relations in R&D at GridGain; Apache Ignite committer and PMC member

Denis Magda is an open-source software enthusiast who began his journey by working first with the technology evangelism group of Sun Microsystems and then with the Java engineering team of Oracle. During his years at Sun and Oracle, Denis became a seasoned Java professional, deepening and expanding his knowledge of the technology by contributing to the Java Development Kit, architecting Java solutions, and building local Java communities. Denis now continues his journey by supporting the Apache Software Foundation and working with GridGain Systems. For the foundation, he contributes to Apache Ignite as an Apache Ignite committer and a member of the Project Management Committee. As the head of the GridGain Developer Relations team, Denis works with software engineers and architects to help them develop their expertise in in-memory computing. You will find Denis at conferences, workshops, and other events sharing his knowledge about Apache Ignite, distributed systems, and open-source communities.  


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