Posts by Greg Luck

Greg has worked with Java for 15 years. He is spec lead of the recently completed JSR107:JCache and the founder of Ehcache. He is a JCP Executive Committee alumni. Prior to Hazelcast®, Greg was CTO at Terracotta, Inc which was acquired by Software AG. He was also Chief Architect at Australian travel startup Wotif.com which went to IPO. Earlier roles include consultant at ThoughtWorks and KPMG, and CIO at Virgin Blue, Tempo Services, Stamford Hotels and Resorts, and Australian Resorts. Greg has a Master’s degree in Information Technology from QUT and a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Queensland.

I will be joining Hazelcast as CTO

I am very excited to announce that I will be joining the world-class team at Hazelcast as CTO. Hazelcast (www.hazelcast.com) develops, distributes and supports the leading open source in-memory data grid. The product, also called Hazelcast, is a free open … Continue reading

Crimson and Clover

As part of work to do provide coverage reports for the TCK of JCache we had to add a coverage tool. As we are open source I spent some time playing with coverage tools. We build with Maven 3. For … Continue reading

Lambda Hello World

I was recently checking Lambda expressions out to ensure the forthcoming JCache spec would work Ok with them. I just wanted a really simple example that worked through the different syntactical forms and ended up putting a Hello World type … Continue reading

Introducing Deliberate Caching

A few weeks ago I attended a ThoughtWorks Technology Radar seminar. I worked at ThoughtWorks for years and think if anyone knows what is trending up and down in software development these guys do. At number 17 in Techniques with … Continue reading

0.3 of JSR107:javax.cache released

0.3 of the JSR107 spec, RI and TCK have been released. Changes in this release: Numerous changes across the spec, TCK and RI Annotations implementations in the RI for Spring and CDI Transactions API finalised The release is in Maven … Continue reading