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Grid Dynamics, an eCommerce technology solutions company, and GridGain Systems, makers of an open source in-memory platform for Big Data processing, on Wednesday announced the expansion of their partnership which began in 2008. Grid Dynamics provides personalization and big data solutions for large-scale eCommerce companies, GridGain’s Java based open source middleware platform allows organizations to perform real time processing and analytics on live big data. “GridGain has always been an important component within the portfolio of technologies we use to build next-generation software products and platforms for our enterprise customers,” says Victoria Livschitz, CEO of Grid Dynamics. “GridGain’s mature in-memory compute and data grid platform can deliver analytics capabilities necessary to improve revenues and conversion rates for eCommerce companies far more eff... (more)

What does “Real Time” in “Real Time Big Data” mean?

Lately there has been lots of noise about “Real Time” Big Data. Lots of companies that associate themselves with this term are generally in analytical space and to them it really means “low-latency” for analytical processing of data which is usually stored in some warehouse, like Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS). To achieve this they usually create in-memory indexes over HDFS data which allows their customers run fast queries on it. Although low latencies are very important, they only cover one side of what “Real Time” really means. The part that is usually not covered is how... (more)

GridGain 4.3.1 Released!

GridGain 4.3.1 service release includes several important bug fixes and host of new optimizations. It is 100% backward compatible and it is highly recommended update for anyone running production systems on 4.x code line. Details Date November 10th, 2012 Version 4.3.1e Build 10112012 New Features and Enhancements Added remove operation to data loader Significantly improved performance of partition to node mapping Added GridSerializationBenchmark for comparing performance of Java, Kryo, and GridGain serialization Added property-based configuration to remote clients Optimized concu... (more)

GridGain Closes $2.5 Million Series A Funding

GridGain Closes $2.5 Million Series A Funding to Accelerate Innovation in Real Time Big Data Processing Innovative Cloud-Based Software Middleware Provider Receives Financing Led by RTP Ventures Foster City, CA (PRWEB) December 06, 2011 — GridGain, the leader in high performance cloud computing and real time big data processing, today announced that it has closed a $2.5 million Series A round of financing led by RTP Ventures. The company will use the new funding to accelerate growth, continue innovation in real time big data processing, and expand its global market share. News... (more)

Streaming MapReduce with GridGain & Scala

GridGain will present at Twin Cities Java JUG about “Streaming MapReduce with GridGain and Scala”. As always, JUG is hosted by Intertech. Live coding, good introduction into in-memory computing and data processing and plenty of… Scala. Come and stop by for good pizza too! All information is on JUG’s website. ... (more)