GigaSpaces Blog

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.

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
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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
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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
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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
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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 […]

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Real-Time Analytics Meets Kubernetes – Part 2: How to Auto-Deploy Your Machine Learning Stack

Yoav Einav January 3, 2019
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In the first installment of our blog series on what happens when real-time analytics meets Kubernetes, we discussed how Kubernetes has become the de-facto open source containerized orchestration tool, as well as some practical tips for a one-click Kubernetes deployment with GigaSpaces InsightEdge. In today’s article, we’re going to take a closer look at the […]

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KubeCon 2018 North America: Key Takeaways

Yoav Einav December 17, 2018
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Kubernetes has taken off in a big way. As per the CNCF survey earlier this year, nearly 58% of companies are running Kubernetes in production and among enterprises, that figure is 40% and growing. Enterprises are rapidly adopting Kubernetes which is a testimony of it being hugely successful and thus quite exciting. No wonder, last […]

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The Future of Financial Trading: Embracing Extreme Processing

Karen Krivaa December 13, 2018
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Drawing on the insights  shared by GigaSpaces, VP Product Yoav Einav as published in Computer Business Review, this article explores how in-memory computing meets the demands of applications requiring extreme high performance and low latency such as high-frequency trading.   There is no doubt that in today’s world, the faster and smarter we process and analyze […]

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InsightEdge Platform and XAP 14.0: Embracing Simplicity for Smarter, Faster Insights to Action

Yoav Einav December 5, 2018
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I’m almost sure that when Da Vinci said “Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication,” he wasn’t speaking about real-time AI, machine learning and transactional processing. And yet his words are ever so relevant when we think about overcoming the complexities of big data and analytics that enterprises are facing today. Our customers are telling us that […]

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AWS re:Invent – A Quick Roundup For the AI and ML Community

Yoav Einav December 2, 2018
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With an estimated 50 thousand attendees gathered in Las Vegas last week, Amazon rolled out dozens of new features, upgrades, and new products at AWS re:Invent. Here’s a quick roundup of news out of the annual conference that may matter to members of the AI and ML community. As every year on AWS:reInvent, AWS announced […]

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6 GigaSpaces Hype Technologies as Seen by Gartner Analysts

Karen Krivaa November 26, 2018
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Innovating with Confidence is GigaSpaces promise to our customers; focusing on continuous innovation and supporting their needs for agile, rapid and creative innovation at scale, as they strive to develop and deploy enterprise applications for today’s high-speed millisecond world. It has become essential for businesses to transform how they collect, manage, and analyze data to […]

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Are you Ready to Handle the Black Friday Traffic Spike?

Karen Krivaa November 21, 2018
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Each year Black Friday poses an ever-increasing challenge to ecommerce businesses. This year’s Black Friday will bring even more turmoil according to Adobe’s 2018 online shopping predictions forecast of $5.9B revenue and a growth rate of 17.2% over last year. The report also forecasts $124 Billion in U.S. online sales this holiday season, with a […]

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GigaSpaces Shortlisted for Three Banking Technology Awards with Leading Financial Customers: Daiwa Capital Markets and Société Générale

Karen Krivaa November 14, 2018
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As the Financial Services industry becomes increasingly competitive, our customers are continuously striving to improve the quality of their services. They are leveraging their growing amount of data with innovative new services to optimize operations, reduce risk and enhance customer experience. The diagram below shows how banks prioritize customer experience, fraud/risk management and operational efficiency […]

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Real-world Insights From Intel and SIG on How to Become Data-driven

Karen Krivaa November 7, 2018
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In today’s world of exponential data growth, what matters most is how you discover and implement actionable insights from data. To do this, you need systems that will uncover insights in real-time and drive you to instantly act upon them for achieving impactful business results. Where else but at the Insight-Driven Organization: Leverage AI to […]

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