Scala, the “scalable language”, is the hottest thing in the programming languages world these days. You may have thought that innovation these days only happens in dynamic scripting languages. Or you may have thought that Java and .Net cover all … Continue reading →
Presentations are rarely any fun to give or attend, and could be – if the presenters pay attention to some details.
The first problem, in a nutshell, is focus. The second problem is focus. The third problem? Well, that’s way different: it’s focus.
If you, as a presenter, recognize that you have to focus – hard – on what […]
Lately, we’ve been talking to various clients about realtime analytics, and with convenient timing Todd Hoff wrote up how Facebook’s realtime analytics system was designed and implemented (See previous review on that regard here). They had some assumptions in design…
I will be having a session about Real Time processing with IMDG and NoSQL DB on Thursday, July 28th, 6:30 PM at the NYC NoSQL meetup. The session will cover the following: In-Memory-Data-Grid usage with NoSQL DB in financial , telecom
Recently, I was reading Todd Hoff’s write-up on FaceBook real time analytics system. As usual, Todd did an excellent job in summarizing this video from Engineering Manager at Facebook Alex Himel, Engineering Manager at Facebook. In this first post, I’d…
For those of you that missed out, we held a Microsoft Azure Live Academy webcast last night titled Easy On-Boarding of Mission-Critical Java Apps to the Azure Cloud, where GigaSpaces Cloudify for Azure was introduced. Cloudify for Azure is an
Financial services applications produce reports constantly. Some of them produce reports where the data required for the report is generated over night via batch processing, and some other type of reports are produced instantly upon user request. This type of
In the last week of May I attended one of our Partner events in Stockholm where I presented the convergence of trends in the data scalability world – specifically the transition from NoSQL to NewSQL and the convergence of trends that
Patterns, Guidelines and Best Practices Revisited In my previous post I analyzed Amazon’s recent AWS outage and the patterns and best practices that enabled some of the businesses hosted on Amazon’s affected availability zones to survive the outage. The patterns
3837Citrix OpenstackIn my one of my previous posts (GigaSpaces OpenStack Explained) I made a reference to the joint work that we are doing with Citrix through the integration of our new PaaS API: The specific integration with NetScaler (load balancer)