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Memcached surpasses EhCache and Coherence in Java Job Demand

by Rick Hightower Follow 0 Followers on  Sep 13, 2011 17

Around January 2011, Memcached became the number one caching solution based on Java developer job demand. Memcached expanded beyond its LAMP roots. InfoQ caught up with Dustin Sallings, the implementer of Spymemcached the leading Java Memcached client, to get his perspective on the rise of Memcached in the Java world.


Second Level Caching with Entity Framework

by Roopesh Shenoy Follow 0 Followers on  Sep 07, 2011 1

Second Level Caching is one of the features that is not present out-of-the-box in Entity Framework. In an MSDN article “Second-Level Caching in the Entity Framework and AppFabric” Julie Lerman shows how to implement Second Level Caching with Entity Framework to take advantage of caching services like Microsoft AppFabric.


JSR-107, JCache: Alive and Going to be Part of Java EE 7

by Rick Hightower Follow 0 Followers on  Aug 31, 2011 5

Distributed caching is the tip of the spear for performance, yet Java does not have a standard API. JSR-107 has gained some notoriety over the years because its old yet not done. Given the increased demand for caching, it seems JSR-107 will finally see the light of day, and be part of Java EE 7. InfoQ caught up with Greg Luck, JSR-107 specification and Ehcache lead developer to discuss.


The Future of Terracotta after Its Acquisition by Software AG

by Jeevak Kasarkod Follow 2 Followers on  Jun 03, 2011

Software AG, one of the leaders in the SOA and BPM market acquired San Francisco based Terracotta that is behind prominent open source products such as EhCache, Big Memory and Quartz. Terracotta products fill in the application performance and scalability needs for cloud based offerings from Software AG. In this article, InfoQ talks to Ari Zilka regarding the future of this acquisition.


NoSQL Shake-Up. Membase and CouchOne merge into Couchbase

by Michael Hunger Follow 1 Followers on  Feb 10, 2011

The shape of the NoSQL landscape is changing. The first big market aggregation took place with the merger of Membase Inc. with CouchOne into Couchbase. InfoQ spoke with James Phillip and Damien Katz about the benefits of the merger and future products.


Terracotta's BigMemory Aiming to Eliminate Garbage Collection for Java Caches

by Charles Humble Follow 168 Followers on  Sep 14, 2010 37

Terracotta's BigMemory for Enterprise Ehcache product aims to by-pass Garbage Collection for objects held in the cache. InfoQ spoke to Amit Pandey, Chief Executive Officer at Terracotta, to find out more about the product.


Four NoSQL Add-ons available for Heroku Users

by Michael Hunger Follow 1 Followers on  Aug 24, 2010

The first four NoSQL datastores are available as Add-ons for the Heroku PaaS (platform-as-a-service) platform. Using the Add-on system that was introduced in October 2009, CouchDB from Cloudant, Membase from NorthScale, MongoDB from MongoHQ and Redis were made available for Heroku users.


Ehcache 2.2 Supports Terabyte Cache and LDAP Authentication

by Srini Penchikala Follow 13 Followers on  Aug 04, 2010

The latest version of open source caching framework Ehcache supports terabyte cache and JAAS authentication with LDAP integration. Terracotta announced last week the general availability of Ehcache 2.2 version as part of Terracotta 3.3 release. The new version also includes a management console that provides visibility and control of run-time caching environment, for developers and operators.


7 Lessons Learned at Reddit

by Abel Avram Follow 4 Followers on  May 18, 2010 1

Steve Huffman, co-founder of Reddit, shares the main lessons he learned scaling Reddit from a small web application to a large social website.


Ehcache 2.0: Write-Behind Caching and JTA Support

by Srini Penchikala Follow 13 Followers on  May 11, 2010

The latest version of open source caching framework Ehcache supports write-behind caching and transaction management using Java Transaction API (JTA). It also includes a Hibernate 3.3 caching plugin, Bulk Loading API for clustered caches, and runtime cache reconfiguration.


Terracotta and Eucalyptus Integration Provides Data Management and Elastic Provisioning in the Cloud

by Srini Penchikala Follow 13 Followers on  Mar 10, 2010 1

Terracotta recently announced a partnership with open source private cloud platform vendor Eucalyptus that allows the companies to provision private clouds on Amazon AWS-compatible Eucalyptus cloud platform and take advantage of the elasticity and flexibility of the cloud.


Terracotta/Quartz Integration Offers an In-Memory Cluster Based Distributed Job Scheduling

by Srini Penchikala Follow 13 Followers on  Dec 13, 2009

Terracotta and Quartz integration offers an in-memory cluster based distributed job scheduling and workload management for enterprise Java applications. Terracotta recently announced the acquisition of the open source job-scheduling software. The new product gives a node-aware scheduling feature as an alternative to the traditional solution of using a central database for job coordination.


Ehcache Joins Terracotta

by Floyd Marinescu Follow 20 Followers on  Aug 18, 2009 15

Terracotta, unique for providing JVM-level "pojo clustering", has bought the nearly ubiquitous Ehcache. The combined entity likely has the largest install footprint of all Java caching products. InfoQ spoke to Terractta CEO Amit Pandey and Ehcache founder Greg Luck.


Memcached Roundup: Memcached 1.4 Released, Gear6's WebCache

by Mirko Stocker Follow 0 Followers on  Jul 27, 2009

Memcached has recently been released in version 1.4 which added new features like the binary protocol. Also: WebCache is a Memcached protocol-compliant hardware solution to boost performance even more.


Terracotta Server 3.0 Supports Cross-Application Data Sharing and Grid-Enabling APIs

by Srini Penchikala Follow 13 Followers on  May 17, 2009

The latest version of enterprise Java infrastructure software Terracotta server supports cross-application data sharing and grid-enabling APIs. Terracotta development team recently announced the availability of Terracotta server 3.0 version. The new version also provides an operations center console for server monitoring and an updated cluster membership API.

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