Can scaling be made seamless?

By |2020-10-07T12:22:00+00:00July 29, 2008|

Putting together the two words "seamless scaling" in front of a technical audience is a very dangerous thing to do. The technically savvy folks are walking around with plenty of scars from previous attempts to scale their system - enough...

TSSJS Prague: my take-aways

By |2020-10-08T07:17:58+00:00June 27, 2008|

Once again TSSJS was a well-organized event with lots of interesting content. Hot topics that I took notice of were RIA, new languages, and obviously distributed computing and scalability. I arrived on Tuesday morning, which gave me a chance to...

Meet us @ TSSJS Prague

By |2020-10-08T07:25:13+00:00June 16, 2008|

TheServerSide has a good record of picking nice spots for their conferences, and this year's Java Symposium in Prague is no exception. It's looking to be a fun event, as I'm going to meet not just lots of old friends,...

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...

OpenSpaces Developer Challenge WINNERS

By |2020-10-08T07:34:19+00:00May 28, 2008|

Hurray and congrats to the 3 winners of our developer contest OpenSpaces Developer Challenge! And the winners are (sorted alphabetically)... Jason Carreira with DomainProxy Kirill Ishanov with Gigapult Leonardo Goncalves with GoDo - Goods Donation System Who won the grand prize? How was the review/judging process? What is so special [...]

Cool Projects on

By |2020-10-11T14:17:15+00:00April 30, 2008|

The community site launched in January. I was surprise by the rapid adoption of OpenSpaces since then, with lots of interesting innovations on things I didn't even think of. I'm sure that some of the projects will be very...

GigaSpaces Dashboard Using Hyperic plugin

By |2020-10-11T14:21:08+00:00April 21, 2008|

Alexey Kharlamov created a project that implements a Hyperic plugin for GigaSpaces. It is available as an open source project on Hyperic is open source software for web infrastructure monitoring and management. Among its customers are Hi5 and Contegix....

Sharing Results of Expensive Computations

By |2020-10-11T14:36:52+00:00March 25, 2008|

A customer recently contacted us to discuss how to use GigaSpaces XAP to minimize the number of times an expensive computation must run. The particular domain is option price stress testing, but the problem is more general and the solution demonstrates a couple of interesting GigaSpaces XAP features. Consider a [...]

.Net Customer Announcement: Susquehanna (SIG)

By |2020-10-11T14:42:19+00:00March 11, 2008|

In the past few months we've made several exciting announcements, such as our partnership with SpringSource , the expansion of our executive team, the launch of our community site , the OpenSpaces Developer Challenge and the Start-Up Program . But there is nothing like a customer announcement, as in [...]

When virtualization meets SOA

By |2020-10-11T14:46:37+00:00February 26, 2008|

There have been many separate discussions about SOA and virtualization. Only a few addressed how they relate to each other. Interestingly, while I was working on this post, Geva Perry brought to my attention Judith Hurwitz’s blog - Is Virtualization...

18 Submissions to OpenSpaces Developer Challenge, so far…

By |2020-10-11T14:47:11+00:00February 19, 2008|

Well, this is an exciting moment...last Wednesday was the Early Birds submissions deadline of our Developer Challenge and so far we got 18 submissions! The reason I'm saying "so far" is that even though we passed the first milestone, people can still submit their concepts and final entries until April [...]

New OpenSpaces Demos and Examples Project

By |2020-10-11T14:48:37+00:00February 11, 2008|

One of the goals of is to promote best practices and recommended usage patterns among the GigaSpaces developer community. To that end, we have decided to dedicate some of our own resources to create a number of sample applications and blueprints that will help realize this goal. We have [...]

New GigaSpaces Podcasts

By |2020-10-11T14:49:39+00:00January 24, 2008|

We are happy to introduce a new series of podcasts here at GigaSpaces. We've been planning to launch the series for a while now, and we finally got around to start recording. There is no official page yet, but there will be soon with the obvious option to subscribe via [...]