Terracotta BigMemory 4.0 Delivers Up to 60% Faster Access to Big Data

    Terracotta BigMemory 4.0 Delivers Up to 60% Faster Access to Big Data

Free Production Version and Hadoop Integration Add In-memory Speed to any Big
Data Project

PR Newswire

SAN FRANCISCO and HANNOVER, Germany, March 4, 2013

SAN FRANCISCO and HANNOVER, Germany, March 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Terracotta,
Inc., the leader in in-memory technologies for enterprise Big Data, today
unveiled the newest version of its flagship in-memory data platform,
BigMemory. With BigMemory version 4.0, enterprises can move up to hundreds of
terabytes of high-value data from slow disk drives to machine memory for
blazinglyfast, predictable access. BigMemory 4.0 also delivers
enterprise-grade levels of reliability andflexibility that were formerly
available only in traditional, disk-baseddata management systems.

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The Terracotta BigMemory 4.0 in-memory data management platform achieves up to
60% faster data access at terabyte scale and beyond. New, more powerful
features in BigMemory 4.0 include sophisticated monitoring and management of
in-memory data, high availability and very fast restart for disaster recovery.
BigMemory 4.0 also adds a free production version of BigMemory Max for
distributed in-memory data management, as well as compatibility with Hadoop,
allowing enterprises to glean and share Big Data insights at in-memory speed.

"The amount of data generated in minutes each day in 2013 equals the entire
amount of data generated between the dawn of civilization up until2003," said
Robin Gilthorpe, Chief Executive Officer of Terracotta, Inc. "The expanding
volumes of different types of data from mobile, cloud, social, sensors and
devices are creating incredible complexity for businesses. The BigMemory 4.0
platform was designed to simplify access to, and management of, a company's
most important data in real-time."

Available today as a stand-alone solution, BigMemory 4.0 will also power
In-Genius, Terracotta's upcoming native in-memory platform for intelligent
action on Big Data. In-Genius will deliver real-time insights from any source
of dynamic data to any delivery channel, including web, mobile and
point-of-sale, for immediate action. BigMemory 4.0 will also be the in-memory
data platform for webMethods 9.0 from Software AG, introduced today at the
CeBIT conference.

Terracotta customer bwin.party digital entertainment, the world's largest
listed online gaming company, plans to standardize on BigMemory 4.0 as its de
facto in-memory data management platform. bwin.party will use Terracotta's
in-memory technology for their online poker and casino offerings, which
together constitute the majority of the company's online gaming revenues.
Terracotta's in-memory technology will also be the chosen platform for
bwin.party's exciting initiatives around customer loyalty, point/achievement
tracking and related social offerings.

BigMemory 4.0 Product Features:

  oHadoop Ready: Easy integration allows for fast movement of in-memory data
    and insights between BigMemory and Hadoop for real-time enterprise
  oBigger, faster: BigMemory 4.0 achieves up to 60% faster data access,
    meaning it can scale to even larger data sets than before.
  oFast Restartable Store™: Reloading in-memory data after maintenance or
    outages is now up to 10x faster.
  oFree production version is available for download at terracotta.org, in
    addition to a free 30-day trial of the BigMemory 4.0 full version.
  oTerracotta Management Console™: Customizable Web dashboard delivers
    advanced control and measurement of distributed in-memory cores.
  oOther improvements: Search of in-memory data sets is now faster and Java 7
    is supported.

Supporting Resources:

  oBigMemory 4.0 Data Sheet
  oDitch the Disk Whitepaper
  oBigMemory 4.0 Free Download
  oSuccess Stories
  oTerracotta BigMemory Video
  oTerracotta Press Center

About Terracotta, Inc.

Terracotta, the leader in in-memory technologies for enterprise Big Data, is
the innovator behind some of the most widely used software for application
scalability, availability and performance. Headquartered in San Francisco,
CA, Terracotta solutions are deployed in more than 2.5 million installations
around the world, and the company boasts the majority of Global 2000 companies
as customers. The company's flagship BigMemory platform is a Big Data
in-memory solution delivering performance at any scale. Terracotta's other
leading solutions include Ehcache, the award-winning de facto caching standard
for enterprise Java and Quartz Scheduler, a leading job scheduler. Terracotta
is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Software AG (Frankfurt TecDAX: SOW). For more
information, visit www.terracotta.org or follow us on Twitter
(@terracottatech), Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/Terracotta) and LinkedIn

Terracotta Media Contact:
Kimberly Canedo
Tanis Communications
Tel: (408) 295-4309 x104

Software AG Media Contacts:
Barbel Strothmann
Senior Manager, Corporate Communications
Tel: +49 (0) 6151 92 1502
Fax: +49 (0) 6151 92 34 1243

Barbara Kogler
Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications
Tel: +49 (0) 6151 92 1243
Fax: +49 (0) 6151 92 1191

SOURCE Terracotta, Inc.

Website: http://www.terracotta.org
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