The Future of Financial Trading: Embracing Extreme Processing

The Future of Financial Trading: Embracing Extreme Processing

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

Are you Ready to Handle the Black Friday Traffic Spike?

Are you Ready to Handle the Black Friday Traffic Spike?

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.

Building a Low Latency Highly Scalable Data Serialization Protocol

At the heart of every big data solution, such as XAP, is data synchronization. While there are a number of solutions and approaches available today, they are either overly complex or incredibly inefficient. Fortunately, we have been able to combine

Availability and Consistency in the Presence of Partitions

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

REST Data Service Over In-Memory Data Grid

REST Data Service Over In-Memory Data Grid

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

GigaSpaces to Attend Strata + Hadoop World London 2016

GigaSpaces to Attend Strata + Hadoop World London 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

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

Space Based Microservices

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

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 &