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Welcome to the GigaSpaces blog. A place for architects, technology leaders, software engineers and executives to learn, get creative and help you tame your data, not your mind. Get inspired by our programming tips and how-to’s from our team of experts, be the first to know about our events and webinars, and keep your finger on the pulse of everything AI, real-time analytics, and in-memory computing.

Hadoop vs. Spark: Debunking the Myth

Karen Krivaa July 7, 2019
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Hadoop vs. Spark – An Accurate Question? I just googled Hadoop vs. Spark and got nearly 35 million results. That’s because Hadoop and Spark are two of the most prominent distributed systems for processing data on the market today.  It’s a hot subject that organizations are interested in when addressing their big data analytics. Choosing […]

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GigaSpaces 14.5 Release: The BI to AI Inflection Point

Yoav Einav July 1, 2019
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InsightEdge Platform and XAP 14.5 When W. Edwards Deming, the father of the quality evolution, said “In God we trust; all others bring data,” he was referring to the need for descriptive and diagnostic analytics, which statisticians used for quality management and continuous improvement. This trend has evolved to more sophisticated predictive analytics that are […]

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GigaSpaces / Tableau Solution: Visualize your Operational Data, Analytics and Machine Learning Insights in Real Time

Karen Krivaa June 26, 2019
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The Need for Data Visualization More and more enterprises are leveraging big data for improved business decision-making.  However, in many cases, existing infrastructures lack the necessary performance and scale to support growing requirements for real-time analysis and visualization of operational data. Visualization of operation data – understanding the significance of the data by placing it in a […]

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Accelerating Data Lakes for Faster, Smarter Insights

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We’re Living in a Data-Driven Era Today, most organizations are focused on becoming data-driven, as they try to take advantage of data lake technologies, streaming and associated technologies for the processing of data in motion. This drive to become data-driven means increasing investments in data processing, analytics and machine learning software, because data and its […]

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Turbocharge your Enterprise Application Strategies with an Intelligent Digital Integration Hub Across any Environment with GigaSpaces and Informatica

Yoav Einav May 19, 2019
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In today’s digital data-driven world, enterprises are struggling to gain real time insights from their data.  It’s even harder to leverage those insights at scale for instant business impact. As the number of applications and the amount of data increases; ingesting, accessing and analyzing data becomes an ever-growing challenge. For data-driven digital transformations to be […]

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How to Simplify and Accelerate Analytics and Machine Learning on Cloud, On-premise and Hybrid Environments with GigaSpaces and Red Hat

Yoav Einav May 9, 2019
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Obtaining real-time insights and acting on them within a critical time frame, at scale and across any environment is a challenge for many enterprises. “Few (Enterprises) have embedded AI into standard operating processes in multiple business units or functions, and about one-third are only piloting the use of AI.” McKinsey 2018 Survey GigaSpaces is helping […]

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Leveraging AI for Driving Smarter, Faster Insights

Karen Krivaa April 15, 2019
5 minutes read
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I just finished listening to a recent  “Intel on AI” podcast with Yoav Einav, VP Products at GigaSpaces where he speaks about how Intel® Optane™ Data Center Persistent Memory expands memory capacity per server while maintaining near in-memory performance.  The integration of this exciting new technology with GigaSpaces InsightEdge®, helps drive smarter, faster insights based […]

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In-Memory Computing: Super-Fast Performance & Scale for Real-time Insight to Action

Karen Krivaa April 11, 2019
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What Is In-Memory Computing? In-Memory Computing provides super-fast performance (thousands of times faster) and scale of never-ending quantities of data, and simplifies access to increasing numbers of data sources. By storing data in RAM and processing it in parallel, it supplies real-time insights that enable businesses to deliver immediate actions and responses. That’s what makes it ideal for implementation in […]

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GigaSpaces 14.2 Release: Accelerate Access to Hadoop and Cloud Storage with SQL and Spark by 100x

Yoav Einav April 3, 2019
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InsightEdge Platform and XAP 14.2 In this release, we’re breaking new ground for the InsightEdge in-memory computing platform with the launch of the AnalyticsXtreme module. AnalyticsXtreme addresses the challenges faced by enterprises seeking to remain competitive, maintain innovation and leverage their vast amounts of data to gain real-time insights to make informed decisions and act […]

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Accelerate your Data Lake by 100X with GigaSpaces AnalyticsXtreme for Faster, Smarter Insights

Yoav Einav March 14, 2019
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Today GigaSpaces announced InsightEdge Data Lake Accelerator,  AnalyticsXtreme, to accelerate Machine Learning on real-time and historical data for smarter insights with sub-second response time, at scale. As enterprises strive to stay innovative and remain competitive,  they are looking to leverage their vast amounts of data to gain real-time insights to make informed decisions and act […]

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Simplifying Your Data’s Journey to Smarter, Faster Insights to Action with  AnalyticsXtreme

Dana Meschiany March 5, 2019
4 minutes read
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Today GigaSpaces announced InsightEdge Data Lake Accelerator,  AnalyticsXtreme, which accelerates access to data lakes by 100X, while powering Machine Learning on real-time and historical data for smarter insights with sub-second response time, at scale. As enterprises strive to stay innovative and remain competitive,  they are looking to leverage their vast amounts of data to gain […]

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Highlights from our NYC Insight-Driven Organization Event

Yoav Einav February 11, 2019
6 minutes read
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Today’s businesses must move  at incredible speeds. They are looking for ways to ingest, unify and analyze the tsunami of data to gain smarter deeper insights to take action in the moment and drive their organization’s digital transformation. Enterprises that harness the power of their data and are able to gain real-time actionable insights at […]

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Higher Performance, Scalability and Smarter Real-Time Insights are Powering Today’s Insight Driven Organizations

Karen Krivaa January 30, 2019
5 minutes read
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2018,  was a year of innovation, efficiency and agility as data generation continues to grow at unprecedented rates and the world simply becomes faster and indeed smarter.  The year proved that the need for speed and scale is escalating, and meaningful artificial intelligence (AI) and ML deployments are beginning to go live across multiple industries […]

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Operationalizing Real-Time Machine Learning – A Financial Services Case Study

Yoav Einav January 24, 2019
4 minutes read
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One of my favorite films that depicted the power of Machine Learning (ML) for predictive analysis is Moneyball (2011). In the film, Brad Pitt who plays Billy Beane, the Manager of the Oakland A’s,  hires a Yale Economics graduate who uses computer-generated analysis of historical data and predictive modeling to create a champion baseball team. […]

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Amazon Found Every 100ms of Latency Cost them 1% in Sales

Yoav Einav January 20, 2019
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10 years ago, Amazon found that every 100ms of latency cost them 1% in sales. Google found an extra .5 seconds in search page generation time dropped traffic by 20%. A broker could lose $4 million in revenues per millisecond if their electronic trading platform is 5 milliseconds behind the competition. The expectations of today’s NOW […]

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