Ehcache3′s templates

This is a guest post by Alex Snaps, Principal Software Engineer, Terracotta In December we released the first alpha of the new development line of Ehcache. The target of the alpha release was to provide a JSR-107, the javax.cache API for java, compliant implementation of using the new API and features as we plan to have them for [...]

Ehcache powered JSR-107 provider

This is a guest post by Alex Snaps, Principal Software Engineer, Terracotta Recently we pushed the first release of ehcache-jcache to maven central, an open-source implementation of the javax.cache API… You should try it out! Mid-march this year, the JSR-107 expert group released the final javax.cache specification, thirteen years after the initial expert group formed, [...]

Research paper leverages BigMemory to win first prize at IoT Conference

A team from Pervasive Computing Systems at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology in Germany has won the first prize in the white paper category at the recently held Urban IoT conference in Rome. Their paper uses spatio-temporal clustering techniques for removing duplicate data from citizen reports related to urban infrastructure monitoring issues like an open pothole, [...]

Unlocking Big Data at CERN: Strata + Hadoop World 2014 Event Report

Last week Manish Devgan, Head of Product Management for Terracotta and Matthias Braeger, Software Engineer at CERN presented at Strata. Their talk was focused on how CERN is unlocking big data using technologies such as Hadoop and Terracotta BigMemory. The session was packed, standing room only, with some very insightful questions at the end. Here’s a brief summary of the session [...]

European Shopping Club deploys BigMemory

We recently worked with a European shopping club with an annual revenue of approximately 100 million Euros. Their business model involves selling branded products through online auctions. So, once something is put up on sale, people have limited time to make a purchase. This makes performance and availability extremely critical in their environment. With the [...]

In-Memory & Internet of Things: Together they can do wonders

Internet of Things (IoT) has heralded a new era in computing technology by enabling devices to be connected and accessible at all times. According to Gartner, there will be nearly 26 billion devices by 2020. These include industrial devices that are used for improved operations, wearable devices or even home appliances. All these connected devices result in [...]