Posts by David Brimley

Long in the tooth software developer. Java and Open Source, some people think I know a thing or two about In Memory Data Grids (Hazelcast, Gemfire, Coherence)

Hazelcast LDAP Security

Hazelcast has the ability to authenticate users of a cluster and then to authorise their access to data structures and operations based on roles held by a user. This authentication and authorization occurs within the cluster when a client connects…

Hazelcast Entry Listener Hand-off

EntryEventService

*This post originally appears on David Brimley’s Blog. Hazelcast Entry Listeners One useful feature of Hazelcast is the ability to register a callback for just about any conceivable event that may occur in a cluster. This ranges from mutations on…

Introducing the Cluster Quorum

The Death Spiral. A new feature in the 3.5 release of Hazelcast is the Cluster Quorum. In this instance we’re not talking about a Quorum in its traditional distributed systems sense, think of a Cluster Quorum as a kind of…

Dev Workflows & Tools

It all began… When I started working for Hazelcast a year ago this month. In previous roles I’d always worked on one project at a time and usually had a dedicated set of UAT and test servers that I could…