In a stream processing model, data is processed as it arrives to the Big Data system. With a batch processing model, only once the data is stored does the system run a variety of batch analytics - typically through a map/reduce style of processing. Facebook and Twitter are good examples [...]
Introduction GigaSpaces XAP has lacked an official Cloudify recipe for some time now, and this series of posts will address my efforts to create one. The task of automating the deployment and management of the potentially complex suite of services that XAP represents is a challenge in and of itself, [...]
Docu.NET API One of GigaSpaces XAP 8.0 new APIs is the SpaceDocument that provides the power of having schema-less objects stored and used within the Space. In 8.0.1 we have added the SpaceDocument to the XAP.NET, which was given the cool code name - Docu.NET. In short, a document is [...]
GigaSpaces XAP.NET 8.0.1 introduces a few cool new features such as SpaceDocument (code name: Docu.NET API) as well as dynamic properties. Roughly speaking, a SpaceDocument is a virtual document-like type that can be written and read from the space like any other regular object, however, it provides a more dynamic [...]
New to XAP.NET 7.1 is the service grid admin API. This API is vast and provides capabilities for managing the entire GigaSpaces environment in a simple fashion. It can be used for many different uses such as monitoring statistics and the state of the different components. Another common usage would [...]
One of the lessons we’ve learned over the last year of integrating with large set of cloud solutions is that the classic IT roles and responsibilities do not apply anymore. For example, setting up a new production machine which is usually the respons...
Even though 7.0.1 is considered a minor version, when it comes to XAP.NET, it offers very powerful set of new features which improve the initial user experience, better monitoring capabilities and most importantly, exposing remote services over the grid. I feel very confident by saying that 7.0.1 XAP.NET offers a [...]