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Clojure Roundup: Clojure on CLR and Javascript, Terracotta, New Release

by Werner Schuster on  Apr 05, 2009

Clojure has attracted a lot of interest recently. A new project allows to use Clojure with Terracotta to run code across many JVMs, ports of Clojure to .NET and Javascript have become available, and a new Clojure release adds new features and makes sequences fully lazy.

Terracotta 2.7 Release Supports GlassFish, Spring 2.5 and Distributed Garbage Collection

by Srini Penchikala on  Oct 22, 2008

The latest version of Terracotta, an open source Java clustering framework, supports GlassFish, Spring 2.5 and new features like Automated High Availability Mode, Improved Distributed Garbage Collector (DGC) Performance and Visibility, and Cluster-Wide Runtime Statistics. Terracotta development team announced last week the availability of Terracotta 2.7 version.

Deploying a 1 Terabyte Cache using EhCache Server

by Gavin Terrill on  Aug 28, 2008 6

Greg Luck provides an overview of alternate deployment configurations for a 1 terabyte cache based on EhCache Server.

Terracotta-VisualVM Integration Offers Cluster-wide Visualization and Event Correlation

by Srini Penchikala on  Jul 21, 2008

Terracotta integration with Sun Microsystem's VisualVM tool offers JVM and cluster-wide visualization. Terracotta announced last week its integration with Sun's VisualVM technology which gives Java developers and web administrators visualization and analysis capabilities to assist in tuning and troubleshooting of Java applications using the Terracotta management console.

Compass 2.0: Simplification, integration, and performance improvements

by Ryan Slobojan on  May 14, 2008 1

The Compass project, an open source project based on Lucene which aims to simplify the integration of search into Java applications, recently released version 2.0. InfoQ spoke with Compass founder Shay Banon to learn more about this release and about what Compass provides to the Java community.

Terracotta 2.6 Supports Cluster Visualization Tools and Tomcat 6 Integration

by Srini Penchikala on  Apr 23, 2008 3

The latest version of Terracotta, an open source JVM clustering framework, includes new features like cluster visualization tools and official support for Tomcat 6 platform. Terracotta team announced on Monday, the general availability of version 2.6 of the product which also includes performance improvements in several common use-cases.

POJO Messaging Architecture with Terracotta

by Steven Robbins on  Mar 06, 2008 22

Mark Turansky detailed his implementation of a message bus architecture using Terracotta and Java 5. Instead of using an MQ or JMS based deployment, Mark took advantage of the Terracotta architecture to create his POJO message bus. This allowed for a clean, simple, and inexpensive infrastructure solution to his message needs.

Article: Implementing Master-Worker with Terracotta

by Floyd Marinescu on  Feb 11, 2008 3

In this case study, Shine Technologies explained how they used Terracotta and the Master Worker pattern to process large volumes of electricity usage data weekly and generate reports with detailed reconciliation & discrepancy highlighting for their customers.

Ari Zilka on Terracotta, Clustering and Open Source

by Geoffrey Wiseman on  Nov 15, 2007

Ari Zilka, co-founder and CTO of Terracotta, spoke with InfoQ about the capabilities of Terracotta, the use cases it supports, and the rationale and impact of taking Terracotta to an open source model.

Catching up with Terracotta: Transition to Open Source, Adoption, Hibernate Support

by Floyd Marinescu on  Oct 18, 2007 1

As reported on InfoQ, the VC-backed Terracotta went open source at the end of 2006, since then things have taken off. InfoQ spoke to Ari Zilka about the transition to open source and new features in the recently released version 2.4.

Article: Java Grid, why do we need it?

by Floyd Marinescu on  Oct 12, 2007 12

Investment banks have often set trends or offer the rest of us a glimpse into the future of our IT infrastructure. Today banks are investing heavily into grid technologies as they continue in their battle for profits. In this article, John Davies shares his experiences on technologies used in finance and why Grid technologies are becoming a new mainstream for high volume, low latency systems.

GigaSpaces XAP 6.0:スペースベースアーキテクチャ向けの簡易化SpringベースAPI

by Ryan Slobojan on  Sep 25, 2007 12

GigaSpaces recently released version 6.0 of it's eXtreme Application Platform (XAP), which is an infrastructure software platform that provides scaling out of applications in distributed environments. InfoQ spoke with Geva Perry and Nati Shalom of GigaSpaces to learn more about this release and the changes that have occurred in this version.

Presentation: Cluster your JVM to simplify application architecture

by Floyd Marinescu on  Jul 27, 2007 1

Open Terracotta is an open-source, highly scalable, JVM-level clustering solution. As well as being a drop-in replacement for Tomcat Clustering, it can transparently cluster POJOs and Spring beans. This presentation will be an in-depth case study of a small mobile application built using Terracotta clustering.

A Real World Example of Using Terracotta: Clustering RIFE

by Scott delap on  May 30, 2007

Terracotta's Jonas Bonér recently detailed how he and Geert Bevin (who was recently hired by Terracotta) clustered the RIFE web application framework. The article provides valuable insight into RIFE's continuations implementation as well as some of the challenges in clustering a non-trivial application like RIFE.

Terracotta improves failover support, adds clustering for 5 more frameworks

by Floyd Marinescu on  May 01, 2007

JVM heap-level clustering solution Terracotta released v2.3 yesterday, adding TCP/IP-based active/passive failover, cluster-membership events, and a new pre-configured module system for quick clustering Tomcat, Weblogic, Spring, Lucene, RIFE, Struts 1, Cglib, and iBatis. Jetty has been working on clustering Ajax cometd apps. RIFE's Geert Bevin is also now working for Terracotta.

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