Category: Caching

This category contains posts relating to the methods and strategies involved in handling caching in the Hazelcast ecosystem.

Fraud Detection near-cache example

An example demonstrating how a near-cache configuration option can be added to an existing application to improve performance. Performance increases, no coding is required. But it’s not a universally applicable solution, there are downsides to be aware of. What is…

Jepsen Analysis on Hazelcast 3.8.3

Jepsen Analysis Kyle Kingsbury (aka @aphyr) has prepared an analysis of Hazelcast IMDG 3.8.3 using his Jepsen tool, as he has many other distributed systems over the last four years. We are the first In-Memory Data Grid (IMDG) to be…

Hazelcast IBM Dynacache Provider

IBM has a cache abstraction called Dynacache in Websphere Application Server(WAS) Distributions. That abstraction is handy if you want to use a configurable built-in cache solution in your JEE application deployed into WAS environment. Following is the basic retrieval of…

Introducing Hazelcast Striim Hot Cache

Today, we are thrilled to announce the availability of Hazelcast Striim Hot Cache. This joint solution with Hazelcast’s in-memory data grid uses Striim’s Change Data Capture to solve the cache consistency problem. With Hazelcast Striim Hot Cache, you can reduce…

Hazelcast vs ElastiCache (Memcached)

Overview This article compares Hazelcast to the Amazon Web Services ElastiCache Memcached Engine. Cost, Features, Node Management, Fault Tolerance, Monitoring, and Performance are all evaluated. Hazelcast In a Hazelcast grid, data is evenly distributed among the nodes or as we…

Hazelcast 3.6 up to three times faster than Hazelcast 3.2

We got busy with performance at Hazelcast over the last year and a half. There are many different parts of the API to test. We have mostly been using competitors benchmarks to verify our performance increases. This week we wanted…

Caching Made Bootiful: The Hazelcast Way

Table of contents Intro Slow service Enable Caching It’s a wrap! The folks at OpenCredo recently published a blog post entitled « Running and Testing Hazelcast in a Spring Boot Application ». They introduce some of the basic features of…

JCache: Supercomputing For The Rest Of Us

On the opening day of JavaOne and Oracle Open World, Hazelcast, the leading In-Memory Data Grid provider is announcing the release of Hazelcast 3.3.1 JCache, the JCache compatible version of Hazelcast. By using JCache, developers will be able to deploy…