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New Software for Big Data Analytics

by Renee L
In his article “New GigaSpaces Release Promises ‘Big Data’ Analytics in Real Time,” Mark Brunelli talks about the latest software from GigaSpaces Technologies, that gives users the ability to build their own real-time big data analytics platforms. ¬†GigaSpaces Technologies is the leading provider of a new generation of application platforms for Java and .net environments, and provides scaling solutions and cloud enabling technologies. Big data analytics is the process of examining large amounts of structured and semi-structured data (big data), and its goal is to help organizations make better decisions while analyzing huge amounts of data. GigaSpaces new software called XAP 9.0 allows users to create and launch high-performance real-time analytics systems for applications that are processing large amounts of data sets. According to GigaSpaces, XAP 9.0 was created to help reliability and scalability issues when dealing with other big data technologies in real time, such as Hadoop. Some of the great features that XAP 9.0 offers are real-time streaming data processing, parallel processing, fine grained data compression, reduced memory footprint and the ability to integrate with databases, such as Hbase, Cassandra, and MongoDB. XAP 9.0 also supports cloud environments by allowing users to run applications on public or private clouds, and offers scaling, which reduces the cost of running big data applications. read more...