Category: Community

This category contains posts and other material pertaining to the activities, innovations, and events surrounding the Hazelcast community.

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…

Vert.x Cluster

Marut Signh recently published a blog post entitled, “Vert.x Cluster“. In the post, Marut gives a short tutorial on embedding Vert.x into your Hazelcast IMDG project. Vert.x is an extremely simple event based, non blocking, library for distributed computing that…

Hazelcast + Big Data: Interview with Ben Evans

We had the chance to speak with Ben Evans, Java Champion, author for O’Reilly and InfoQ, as well as co-founder of JClarity, a startup which delivers performance tools and services to help development and ops teams. Together with his recent…

Hazelcast – Low Latency Datastores for IOT

DataMountaineer recently published a blog post entitled, “Hazelcast – Low Latency Datastores for IOT“. In the post, DataMountaineer presents a strategy for building low latency datastores for Internet of Things using Kafka and Hazelcast. The Internet of Things is on…

Hazelcast Serialization Performance

Externalizer4J recently published a blog post entitled, “Hazelcast Serialization Performance“. In the post you’ll see how Externalizer4J can create DataSerializable implementations with the same performance as hand coded logic. A few years ago Peter Veentjer wrote an interesting post which…

Hazelcast PHP Client Part I

Wolfram Hüsken recently published a blog post entitled, “Hazelcast PHP Client Part I“. In the post, Wolfram begins the adventure of building a PHP Client for Hazelcast. Be sure to follow along—the ride promises to be interesting and informative. PHP…

Distributed Task Coordination with Hazelcast

Mike Pilone recently published a blog post entitled, “Distributed Task Coordination with Hazelcast“. In the post, Mike presents a method for using Hazelcast to coordinate tasks across a small deployment, with minimal additional hardware or software required, while supporting flexible…

DIY Annotations

Since Java 5 there have been annotations in Java.  I wanted to make my own annotation just to see what it takes.  However, I found out that they were just interfaces. There is the rub Interfaces have no teeth behind them.  Some piece of code has to implement it.  I figured this is where the…