Owen

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So far Owen has created 36 blog entries.

HelloWorld — a bonus readme

By |2020-10-07T10:42:34+00:00November 4, 2008|

When you download the GigaSpacesXAP product (currently at version 6.6.1) you get a few really nice examples. With those examples come some very detailed instructions and explanations as to how to use GigaSpaces. These instructions are found in the "d...

Dynamic Service Deployment

By |2020-10-07T10:52:36+00:00October 9, 2008|

I recently created an integration with SunGrid Engine. This was easy to do - requiring only that a listener be written that hears JMX events that are produced by our product. As you may know, with GigaSpaces you can create watches for the services yo...

Holy .NET Batman! GigaSpaces6.6 for .NET is so cool!

By |2020-10-07T10:54:36+00:00October 7, 2008|

I just installed the GigaSpaces product for .NET found here: Latest Downloads I installed it in two clicks - using the default install and discovered the remarkable and oh so sexy .NET functionality demo that has no parallel (yet) in the Java version...

GigaSpaces & Maven Setup : a mini-recipe

By |2020-10-08T06:50:14+00:00August 28, 2008|

When trying out the bundled Maven tool that now ships with GigaSpaces, I found it friendly to my sensibilities to create a couple of new scripts: I placed both of these in the GS_HOME/tools/maven directory: The first one sets up the necessary p...

Edge High Performance Computing

By |2020-10-12T08:07:02+00:00August 27, 2008|

I ran across this excellent article on Edge HPC and by golly, it sounds like the need for both of the following is growing at a huge rate: Increasing the efficiency of the software solutions made to solve business problems Providing adaptability o...

Why pure caching or compute grids are not enough

By |2020-10-07T12:12:16+00:00August 24, 2008|

I came across an interesting comment in our forum from one of our users:I'm doing a PoC for use GigaSpaces in our applications, to have one complete solution, instead of using other distributed cache & computing. Also I'm hoping to...

Bridging the gap between the clouds

By |2020-10-07T12:14:09+00:00August 9, 2008|

Dekel Tankel of GigaSpaces spoke recently to a hip cloud crowd regarding the risks associated with moving an application to the cloud or grid environment. Without a GigaSpaces Space-based architecture (what I refer to as a TPC Architecture ) applica...

Geva makes a strong argument…

By |2020-10-07T12:18:36+00:00August 1, 2008|

In his blog post: here Geva Perry speaks about the dollars and sense regarding setting up shop in a cloud and how GigaSpaces' Elastic Appserver [my term], provides incredible efficiency which leads to greater dollar value realized from your it investm...

SyncRemoting cookbook

By |2020-10-08T07:26:28+00:00June 4, 2008|

I wrote up a cheat sheet for myself when building scatter-gather or map reduce apps with GigaSpacesXAP. It goes like this: Create business interface (as part of shared classes) Space-side stuff: Create the Space-side implementation (logic) [ Th...

Amazon gets more elastic

By |2020-10-11T14:32:56+00:00March 27, 2008|

Amazon EC2 now makes it possible for failure to be less noticeable within EC2 due to the new ability offered to have an IPAddress move from box to box upon failure. This is really cool because it means you can host your webserver as a service within ...

Why not use maven?

By |2020-10-11T14:52:07+00:00January 16, 2008|

I received an (anonymous) comment regarding the command-line project creator. (anonymous)asks: " why dont you use Maven archetypes for this ? See http://maven.apache.org/guides/introduction/introduction-to-archetypes.html " I answer: First of a...

Command-line Project creator (CPC) now on openspaces.org

By |2020-10-11T14:52:37+00:00January 15, 2008|

I have done it. I committed the project creator - now with support for pre-existing and shared domains - to openspaces.org. I created a new tutorial video which currently acts as the documentation. That can be seen here I will be updating docs ...

Update on Virgin Mobile post (thanks to Julian Browne)

By |2020-10-12T06:45:45+00:00December 13, 2007|

A while ago I posted a note about the success Virgin mobile experienced from switching to a Space-Based Architecture. I received a comment from Julian Browne that I think is informative and so I make it public here: *** Hi Owen - a backend system ...