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GigaSpaces Accelerates NoSQL Databases -A Tek Tip Forums Post

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Zen Kishimoto speaks to Nati Shalom, GigaSpaces CTO, on his view of NoSQL databases.

..."GigaSpaces’ XAP is not a database, analytics tool, or visualization tool.

In short, XAP is an in-memory utility to enable real-time data processing for other NoSQL databases, like Cassandra and MongoDB.

SQL or no SQL, the rate and the speed of Big Data have become a problem for a database to process. A simple solution is to put some kind of front end in place to process such high-volume and high-speed data. In-memory data processing is usually much faster than any data storage dealing with disk I/O. "...

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