Real-Time Big Data Analytics using Presto & BigMemory

This is a guest post by Cynthia Carpenter, Sr. Product Manager for Presto. The “need for speed” is changing the way organizations think and this is impacting their demand for data.  Today’s customers require more real-time insight into what is happening in their organization and why. For years, Presto has been a leader in broadening [...]

How does BigMemory detect fraud and save millions of dollars?

The growth of online commerce in the last few years has resulted in the growth of online fraud. All merchants have to play the balancing act of processing transactions fast and catching fraud, at the same time. This is a significant challenge as fraud is evolving continuously and to detect & prevent it, say, within [...]

Announcing the Launch of BigMemory 4.1

We are excited to announce the launch of our latest release BigMemory 4.1. This new release comes with several features to make it easier for our customers to manage in-memory data. BigMemory becomes universally accessible with this release by launching support for .Net/C# and C++ applications to directly use BigMemory. Now customers with a mixed [...]

Terracotta-Sponsored Big Data Course at UC Berkeley Comes to Completion

Last Friday on the rooftop level of a UC Berkeley building, two student groups went head-to-head unveiling formidable final presentations that concluded their Big Data course. The solutions demonstrated that the students had dared to dream as big as their data sets. Terracotta sponsored the Big Data course at UC Berkeley hoping to to familiarize [...]

Top 5 Must-Haves for In-Memory Data Management

The in-memory data management space remains hot as more and more critical applications push the limits of traditional architectures. And seemingly every vendor and their dog (from mega vendor to startup) is feeding $100 bills into their marketing machine to claim they are the best and everyone else falls short. When I read the FUD, [...]

Say Goodbye to Trading Penalties with Adaptive Intelligence

In a recent speech before the Council of Institutional Investors, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chairperson Mary Jo White detailed her approach to enforcement, and described efforts to use penalties and remedies more creatively than the agency has in the past. This increases pressure on the already overburdened risk departments within large financial services companies [...]

Enabling Adaptive Intelligence for our Customers

Innovation World (IW) 2013, our most well attended (and most fun) customer event, just wrapped up in San Francisco. The big announcement at the event was our new ‘Big Fast Data’ offering called – Adaptive Intelligence (AI). This offering combines our leading products BigMemory and Universal Messaging with our recent acquisitions – Apama and Presto, [...]

JSR107: The New JCache Caching Standard

JCache, being specified in JSR107, provides a common way for Java programs to interact with caches. Terracotta has played the leading role in JSR107 development, acting as specification lead, and final approval is expected later this year. BigMemory, Terracotta’s flagship product for managing big, fast data, will be fully compliant with the specification early next [...]

Personalize and Clever(ize) Your Customer Experience with Big Fast Data

Customer expectations have changed significantly in recent years with the proliferation of social media, mobile devices and location-based services. Companies have tried to capture the attention of customers through loyalty programs and promotions but those is changing too. 54% of consumers in the U.S. and Canada would consider ending their loyalty relationships if they were not [...]