Spring Framework

Moving away from Mainframe to Commodity – How?

By |2020-10-06T07:17:13+00:00December 14, 2011|

Moving away from Mainframe to Commodity - How? Mainframe (Z/OS) based systems running COBOL programs are legacy systems in many organizations. These are planned to be replaced with low cost commodity servers running Java or .Net based systems, saving the cost of the expensive mainframe MIPS and COBOL-based development. Using [...]

Big Data Application Platform

By |2020-10-06T08:27:52+00:00September 2, 2011|

It's time to think of the architecture and application platforms surrounding "Big Data" databases. Big Data is often centered around new database technologies mostly from the emerging NoSQL world. The main challenge that these databases solve is how to handle...

The Master-Worker Pattern

By |2020-10-07T07:02:58+00:00August 24, 2009|

The Master-Worker Pattern (sometimes called Master-Slave pattern) is used for parallel processing. It follows a simple approach that allows applications to perform simultaneous processing across multiple machines or processes via a Master and multiple Workers. In GigaSpaces XAP, you can implement the Master-Worker pattern using several methods: - Task Executors [...]

JavaOne 2009 Lab – PetClinic in the Clouds

By |2020-10-07T08:50:50+00:00May 22, 2009|

This year JavaOne will include really cool lab - PetClinic in the Clouds: Scaling a Classic Enterprise Application. In this Hands-on Lab, participants will take a popular Web application (the Spring PetClinic sample application) and modify it so that it can be deployed on the Amazon EC2 cloud computing infrastructure. [...]

.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 OpenSpaces.org , the OpenSpaces Developer Challenge and the Start-Up Program . But there is nothing like a customer announcement, as in [...]

New OpenSpaces Demos and Examples Project

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

One of the goals of OpenSpaces.org 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 [...]

An Open Letter to BEA WebLogic Customers

By |2020-10-11T14:51:03+00:00January 18, 2008|

Dear BEA WebLogic Customer: As you probably know, Oracle just announced it is acquiring BEA for $8.5 billion. Independent industry analyst Vinnie Mirchandani said about the deal: "Customers, unlike investors, do not have much to cheer." You are now facing a vendor that will put you in one of two [...]

OpenSpaces.org Developer Community Site Launched

By |2020-10-11T14:52:58+00:00January 15, 2008|

Today we officially launched OpenSpaces.org, a community web site for developers who wish to utilize and contribute to the open source OpenSpaces development framework. OpenSpaces extends the Spring Framework for enterprise Java development, and leverages the GigaSpaces eXtreme Application Platform (XAP) for data caching, messaging and as the container for [...]

GigaSpaces Launches OpenSpaces.Org

By |2020-10-11T14:53:07+00:00January 15, 2008|

Today we are announcing the official launch of OpenSpaces.org, the community web site around GigaSpaces' OpenSpaces Framework -- an open source application development framework that extends Spring to take full advantage of the scalability ad performance provided by running your...

What a year!

By |2020-10-12T06:18:32+00:00January 5, 2008|

For the past few days I've been trying to write a 2007 summary, but I found this task to be extremely difficult because so many things happened this year on so many fronts. I thought that it would probably be...

Opinionated Architecture

By |2020-10-12T06:41:04+00:00December 20, 2007|

I first heard the term "opinionated architecture" in Keith Donald's presentation during The Spring Experience. He used this term to describe the emergence of new web frameworks, such as Grails and Ruby on Rails. The term immediately caught my attention,...

Get some “space” over the holiday season

By |2020-10-12T06:41:26+00:00December 19, 2007|

You've already heard or read me talk plenty about OpenSpaces and Space Based Architecture, and how both can be used to scale out your application. Well, here is a testimonial from Srini Penchikala who just gave it a try and,...

New GigaSpaces/OpenSpaces.org Forums

By |2020-10-12T06:43:32+00:00December 17, 2007|

As part of our ongoing effort to build and serve the fast-growing community around GigaSpaces and OpenSpaces.Org , we've re-launched our discussion forums , using Jive Forums. We have migrated all of the posts from the old forums and simplified the forum structure. So please, check them out . The [...]

Strut Your Stuff: The OpenSpaces Developer Challenge

By |2020-10-12T08:37:12+00:00December 10, 2007|

I am very excited and pleased to say that today we've finally launched the OpenSpaces Developer Challenge. This is essentially a developer competition that invites everyone to submit their projects to the open source OpenSpaces initiative from GigaSpaces. And there...

Launching the GigaSpaces Start-Up Program

By |2020-10-12T08:41:20+00:00November 8, 2007|

I'm very excited to announce that today we are launching our Start-Up Program. This is something I have been working on for a while, and I'm glad we finally got it out. We are essentially giving away our products for...