High Availability

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 |2020-11-15T14:16:34+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 [...]

KubeCon 2018 North America: Key Takeaways

By |2020-09-29T07:16:11+00:00December 17, 2018|

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 [...]

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 availability and not worry about [...]

REST Data Service Over In-Memory Data Grid

By |2020-10-01T07:54:57+00:00June 2, 2016|

Applications are written in diverse and often remote environments. Storing and accessing data needs to be simple and portable, which is why REST (representational state transfer) is often the go-to protocol for web services. And yet, using REST for data services can pose a number of challenges: Performance (clients should [...]

What’s New in XAP 11.0

By |2020-10-04T07:22:16+00:00April 20, 2016|

We have just released XAP 11.0 and we're excited to share with you its new features. Geospatial API In today’s world geospatial data is on the rise—mobile phones and various sensors provide ever-changing location information on the one hand, while countless applications are interested in querying this data on the [...]

GigaSpaces XAP 11: Geospatial Analysis Meets a Powerful In-Memory Query Engine Across RAM and SSD Storage

By |2020-10-04T07:24:44+00:00April 12, 2016|

We're proud to announce the release of GigaSpaces XAP 11 with new capabilities for geospatial analysis, faster large dataset processing, and business continuity. Customers continue to select GigaSpaces In-Memory Data Grid to deploy and scale their mission critical applications leveraging transactional, analytical, and high-throughput data and business logic processing all [...]

Space Based Microservices

By |2020-10-04T07:45:20+00:00December 23, 2015|

Martin Fowler and James Lewis's microservices paper has been influencing many development teams and projects around the world. As such, this software architecture style has gained prominence among web-scale startups and enterprises. In this post, we'll look at how microservices related to SBA and GigaSpaces XAP. We will review the [...]