Posts by David Brimley

David joins Hazelcast® with 25 years experience in the IT Industry. Over the past 16 years he has worked exclusively in the Investment Banking Sector within the City of London. He has served as Vice President of Equity Capital Markets at Credit Suisse, and later as a Freelance Senior Java Consultant for HSBC, Royal Bank of Scotland and Nomura. David has extensive knowledge of Distributed Caching products, having worked with Coherence, Gemfire and Hazelcast for the past 6 years. He began his career in 1988 as a Trainee Cobol Programmer for a national monthly book club. "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)"--David Brimley

IMDG Skills and Jobs Index 2018

2018 In-Memory Data Grids resurgent IMDG (In-Memory Data Grids) have been around for well over a decade now and sit in a product sector that slightly overlaps NoSQL functionality. IMDGs initially came to the market in the early nougties when…

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…