The leading knowledge platform for the financial technology industry
The leading knowledge platform for the financial technology industry

A-Team Insight Blogs

GigaSpaces Points XAP9.0 at Big Data

GigaSpaces Technologies has released XAP9.0 – its application platform – focusing it on real-time big data applications.  Says Adi Paz, GigaSpaces’ EVP of marketing and business development: “What is common to all real-time analytics systems is the need for streaming data processing, alongside batch processing, such as Hadoop provides.  However, building a system for big data apps is complicated – it must maintain reliability, scalability, and performance even at immensely large scales of data.  XAP 9.0 was specifically designed to resolve these challenges.”

Specific functionality in XAP9.0 includes:

– Patent-pending parallel processing.
– Fine-grained data compression.
– Reduced memory footprint, with no compromise on query capabilities.
– Local view, which enables keeping local data continuously updated
– Ability to work across multiple sites, dynamically, through XAP’s WAN Dynamic Topology API.
– Integration with big data back-end databases, such as Hbase, Cassandra, and MongoDB to ensure consistent flow of data without affecting performance.
– Big data analytics on the cloud.
– Consistent automation of deployment, scaling, and failover of the entire big data application stack on any private or public cloud.
– Built-in support for managing big data services, such as Cassandra, MongoDB, Solr, and more.
– Support for bare metal environments for extreme I/O.
– Elastic scaling to reduce the total cost of ownership of running big data apps.

Related content

WEBINAR

Upcoming Webinar: Integrating Intelligent Machine Readable News

Date: 30 November 2021 Time: 10:00am ET / 3:00pm London / 4:00pm CET Duration: 50 minutes Intelligent machine readable news is a powerful tool in the arsenals of trading and investment firms seeking competitive advantage. It turns unstructured data into actionable insight and can be used, for example, to uncover market trends, identify correlations and...

BLOG

CJC Goes ‘Cloud First’, with Google Cloud Migration

CJC, specialists in market data technology consulting and services, has completed a full migration of its managed service tooling and products to the public cloud, and will now operate a ‘cloud-first’ policy for all internal systems and products. In the process, CJC has also migrated its client base to the public cloud. Previously, the company’s...

EVENT

RegTech Summit London

Now in its 6th year, the RegTech Summit in London explores how the European financial services industry can leverage technology to drive innovation, cut costs and support regulatory change.

GUIDE

Trading Regulations Handbook 2021

In these unprecedented times, a carefully crafted trading infrastructure is crucial for capital markets participants. Yet, the impact of trading regulations on infrastructure can be difficult to manage. The Trading Regulations Handbook 2021 can help. It provides all the essentials you need to know about regulations impacting trading operations, data and technology. A-Team Group’s Trading...