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

By |2020-09-29T06:27:27+00:00January 24, 2019|

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 [...]

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

By |2021-02-03T10:05:20+00:00January 20, 2019|

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. [...]

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

By |2020-09-29T07:05:44+00:00January 3, 2019|

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 [...]

The Future of Financial Trading: Embracing Extreme Processing

By |2020-09-29T07:22:58+00:00December 13, 2018|

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 [...]

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

By |2020-09-29T07:29:53+00:00December 5, 2018|

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 [...]

Are you Ready to Handle the Black Friday Traffic Spike?

By |2020-09-29T07:51:21+00:00November 21, 2018|

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 [...]

Availability and Consistency in the Presence of Partitions

By |2020-10-01T07:34:36+00:00June 2, 2016|

The CAP theorem provides system designers with a choice between three guarantees: consistency, availability, and partition tolerance. While partitions are rare, there is an incredible range of flexibility for handling partitions and recovering from them. Thus, our goal is to allow combinations of consistency and availabil