Category: Performance

The simplest way to integrate Kryo with Hazelcast

Hazelcast offers a bunch of strategies to serialize your domain objects. You can start with simple Java Serialization and change the the strategy when it turns out to be performance bottleneck. It’s also simple to plug-in your own serialization. Kryo…

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…

Redis vs. Hazelcast – RadarGun Puts Them To A Challenge

Since the initial release in 2009, Redis has gained immense popularity and become one of the most deployed data storage platforms with a large community. Despite its impressive set of features, Redis had one severe limitation – it was designed…

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…