Scalable Architecture

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. [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

GigaSpaces to Attend Strata + Hadoop World London 2016

By |2020-10-04T07:09:14+00:00May 24, 2016|

Strata + Hadoop World London 2016 we're on our way! Join us at Booth #331 to learn about our new Spark Distribution and hear the latest on   XAP 11! We’re very excited to be in London and can’t wait to show you all the new things we have in [...]

NoSQLNoCompromises

By |2020-10-04T09:47:39+00:00March 26, 2014|

NoSQL databases provide vast storage and high availability, but at the cost of losing transactions, relational integrity, consistency, and read performance. This post presents an architecture that combines and in-memory datagrid as a high performance transactional layer to a NoSQL database, providing a complete application platform with the high scalability [...]