What’s New in XAP 11.0

We have just released XAP 11.0 and we’re excited to share with you its new features (For a full list of the new features, see here) Geospatial API In today’s world geospatial data is on the rise—mobile phones and various sensors

Building a dynamic high-speed data-hub with multi-semantic querying capabilities

After having the opportunity to present this topic at the recent Big Data Expo in Utrecht, Netherlands (and a few other expos) I thought it would also be a good time to share my thinking with the online community. Data storage &

How to Add Real Distributed Transactions to MongoDB – Ron Zavner

From time to time, I like to visit NoSQL conferences and talk to people from the community to see how they solve their problems. I guess I find it more neutral to do this sometimes, as opposed to speaking to

GigaSpaces is excited to announce a joint partnership with SanDisk today!

We are excited to announce a joint partnership with SanDisk today! With this partnership we have built a new product – called XAP MemoryXtend, that basically gives you extreme processing but at lower costs. How did it all start? We

NoSQLNoCompromises

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

Moving away from Mainframe to Commodity – How?

Moving away from Mainframe to Commodity – How? Mainframe (Z/OS) based systems running COBOL programs are legacy systems in many organizations. These are planned to be replaced with low cost commodity servers running Java or .Net based systems, saving the

Terracotta ehCache vs. GigaSpaces Cache benchmark

Are you Really using the Fastest and Most Scalable Cache with your Application? We are hearing lately reports from several accounts "discovering" that Terracotta ehcache is not the fastest and most scalable cache out there. GigaSpaces local cache actually performs