Category Archives: Technology

The cloud-optimized ActivePivot 5.5 version has been released

We are pleased to announce the new release of the latest version of ActivePivot, numbered 5.5. This release is a milestone for ActivePivot and the ActiveViam platform with the introduction of the capability to run the full ActiveViam analytical suite …Read more

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ActivePivot User Group 2016 – Technology Keynote

As is now traditional, Antoine Chambille, the Director of R&D at ActiveViam, gave a presentation at the ActivePivot User Group in London last October. He discussed our latest developments, which include in particular:

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Our journey from GWT to React – Part 3/3: React vs. Angular

React vs AngularIn the summer of 2014, we were already using AngularJS internally for one of our products, the Sentinel front-end which, incidentally, has just recently been merged with the new version of ActivePivot Live.Read more

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Quartet FS to present at JavaOne 2016

JavaOn 2016Join us at JavaOne 2016 where we will present the results of our partnership with Oracle to improve garbage collection in Java 9.Read more

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Our journey from GWT to React – Part 2/3: The Paradox of Choice

A burdensome choice Building a project from scratch and choosing its technologies is a rare opportunity but brings with it a great responsibility. The choice will affect the company and its customers for many years to come. It can either …Read more

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Quartet FS at the Singapore Spring User Group

Our very own Director of R&D Antoine Chambille is heading to East Asia in July and will be at the Singapore Spring User Group on July 20th at 7pm, hosted in the Paypal office in Suntec.

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Our journey from GWT to React – Part 1/3: An Outdated Technology Stack

The beginning of ActiveUI Seven years ago, Quartet FS made a decision to build a front-end for ActivePivot, its in-memory analytical platform. Prior to this, it was only possible to connect to, and interact with, ActivePivot using Excel and employing …Read more

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Partnering with Atos to build a Big Data appliance

Quartet FS & AtosQuartet FS and Atos have created a big data appliance designed to tackle the present and future regulatory challenges banks face. Read blog post.Read more

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How to make historical analysis work on real-time data

‘As of’ root cause analysis at any point in the pastHistorical data analysis is typically enabled using data duplication technologies. But is this method still valid today when users need to analyze historical data that’s moving fast and changing rapidly throughout the day? All we know is that in ActivePivot, we practically had to re-invent our core database to support the requirements of our customers who wanted to travel back in time and analyze large volumes of dynamic data.Read more

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From Multi-Core to Many-Core: Do not delay in Making Your Java Application “NUMA-Aware”

NUMA Aware ApplicationIn the last post, I explained the difference between SMP and NUMA architectures as we enter the “many-core” era. I also asked the following question: “Is it reasonable to expect massive performance improvements when you run an existing application on new NUMA-enabled hardware?” The answer is yes. However, improved performance is not guaranteed and you must be prepared to rewrite the code of your application to get the best out of many-core hardware. Read more

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