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InsightEdge Platform and XAP 14.0: Embracing Simplicity for Smarter, Faster Insights to Action

By |2018-12-05T00:17:52+00:00December 5, 2018|

I’m almost sure that when Da Vinci said “Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication,” he wasn’t speaking about real-time AI, machine learning and transactional processing. And yet his words are ever so relevant when we think about overcoming the complexities of big data and analytics that enterprises are facing today. Our [...]

Availability and Consistency in the Presence of Partitions

By |2016-06-02T22:20:20+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 |2016-06-02T06:33:29+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 [...]

What’s New in XAP 11.0

By |2016-04-20T03:22:58+00:00April 20, 2016|

We have just released XAP 11.0 and we're excited to share with you its new features. Geospatial API In today’s world geospatial data is on the rise—mobile phones and various sensors provide ever-changing location information on the one hand, while countless applications are interested in querying this data on the [...]

Space Based Microservices

By |2015-12-23T04:32:00+00:00December 23, 2015|

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 related to SBA and GigaSpaces XAP. We will review the [...]