Category: News

Announcing Hazelcast 3.7 General Availability

I am really proud to introduce this latest “go-to” release of Hazelcast. So much testing and very high standards mean that each release is a major milestone. With this release, we have made major structural improvements such as the full…

Introducing Hazelcast 3.7 EA: A Better, Faster Hazelcast

I am excited and happy to introduce Hazelcast 3.7 EA to you. It is publicly available as an Early Access release in the Maven repositories and at our downloads page. We introduce exciting new features, but this time, we also…

We just made Hazelcast 3.7 30% faster

3.7 30% Faster Across the Board 3.7 EA just got released. And I am happy to say our Performance Team led by Peter Veentjer found another amazing optimisation. The main change this time was to remove notifyAll and synchronized blocks…

Hazelcast Python Client 0.2.1: A Getting Started Guide

We are happy to announce the release of Hazelcast Python client 0.2.1. This new client is a full-blown Hazelcast Client Protocol implementation targeting Hazelcast 3.6+ clusters and Python 2.7. In this post, I’ll introduce the general usage of Hazelcast Python…

Fake Benchmark: Corrected Benchmark shows Hazelcast 3.6 is much faster than GridGain/Apache Ignite 1.5

GridGain/Apache Ignite have released a benchmark which purports to show that they are faster than Hazelcast. This follows on from our Hazelcast/Ignite Benchmark using Yardstick, their own benchmark, which shows Hazelcast 3.6-EA was much faster than Ignite 1.4.1. In looking into…

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…

Hazelcast 3.6 Early Access is out!

I’m excited to announce the Early Access (EA) release of Hazelcast 3.6. The EA release provides the opportunity for you to review and contribute to the finalization of new features in Hazelcast 3.6. The easiest way to contribute is try…