Presentation: An Architecture's Response to Growth and Change

by Abel Avram Follow 11 Followers on  Jan 01, 2009 3

In this presentation, Brian Zimmer, Senior Architect at Orbitz World Wide, unveils’s architecture and its evolution over the years as the site grew from a US domestic flights booking website to an international website offering flight booking, accommodation, car rental, cruises, vacations, and event booking.


Article: Java Grid, why do we need it?

by Floyd Marinescu Follow 38 Followers 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 5.2: Adds support for Spring, .NET, local-views

by Floyd Marinescu Follow 38 Followers on  Dec 28, 2006 9

GigaSpaces this month released version 5.2 of their in-memory datagrid and space-based architecture suite, now bringing it's capabilities to the .NET world, as well as adding support for Spring, SQL-based continuous queries and local-views, and special support for "slow consumers". InfoQ spoke to GigaSpaces CTO Nati Shalom to find out more.


Grid Computing Overview

by Stefan Tilkov Follow 5 Followers on  May 25, 2006 3

Tim Bray, co-inventor of XML and high profile blogger, has posted a useful overview of alternatives for Grid Computing, including the Web services-based OSGA.

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