The In-Memory term is increasingly in use, and in the context of big data. We asked Adi Paz, vice president of marketing and business development at GigaSpaces Technologies, to explain the integration of in-memory and big data technologies, and what benefits can be expected.
Q: Let's begin with some GigaSpaces and XAP basics. Can you briefly describe what the company does, and what XAP is?
A: GigaSpaces is the pioneer of a new generation of in-memory computing platforms and a leading provider of big data solutions and cloud enabling technologies for mission-critical applications. The GigaSpaces solutions are designed from the ground up to run on any cloud environment, and offer a pain-free, evolutionary path to meet tomorrow’s IT challenges to enterprises in such industries as financial services, e-commerce, transportation/logistics, and telecom carriers.