• A interesting note on Google Megastore CAP,..

    I was reading James Hamilton’s coverage on Google Megastore: The Data Engine Behind GAE (a must read!), where he summarizes the main architecture assumption behind Google Megastore. The thing that caught my eyes was the following line: Support for consistency…

  • A interesting note on Google Megastore CAP,..

    I was reading James Hamilton’s coverage on Google Megastore: The Data Engine Behind GAE (a must read!), where he summarizes the main architecture assumption behind Google Megastore. The thing that caught my eyes was the following line: Support for consistency…

  • Fun with XStream

    XStream unmarshalling is great fun when you’re not working with a fixed schema.
    I’ve been working on a quick start document for GigaSpaces‘ data grid edition lately, and I’m doing it with the code in the form of tests. This makes writing it really easy (run the tests, make sure it works, if it fails, wash, […]

  • Using Selenium at GigaSpaces

    How we integrated our distributed testing framework with Selenium for automating our Web UI testing GigaSpaces XAP – as a distributed application platform and data grid – has some unique and interesting testing requirements. I’d like to explain how we use Selenium to test our upcoming web-based administration console in the grid. Introduction on SGTest testing environment GigaSpaces Web-UI testing is part of our Service Grid Testing (“SGTest”) project, a distributed testing environment that enables us to emulate how a
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  • Speaking of Score Card..

    They say that timing is everything in life.. this time was no exception. Yesterday I published my score card for 2nd generation PaaS and how it differs from Application Servers. A few hours later, I received an email with a…

  • Speaking of Score Card..

    They say that timing is everything in life.. this time was no exception. Yesterday I published my score card for 2nd generation PaaS and how it differs from Application Servers. A few hours later, I received an email with a…

  • Speaking of Score Card..

    They say that timing is everything in life.. this time was no exception. Yesterday I published my score card for 2nd generation PaaS and how it differs from Application Servers. A few hours later, I received an email with a…

  • Distributed Java Application Deployment – 1 … 2 … 3

    Cloud platforms (such as Google App Engine and Windows Azure) offer a simple deployment experience. Just upload your code, and the cloud takes care of the rest. GigaSpaces XAP v8 brings this user experience without the cloud vendor lock-in. Your application can now be deployed on your laptop,  in the data center or on any cloud infrastructure. Step 1: Start Agent on each machine. The first step is running an Agent on each machine. Simply run the "gs-agent" script, or
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  • XAP 8.0 Released – Same Data, Any API and Continuous Scaling

    TheServerSide – my old stomping grounds, you know – posted “GigaSpaces XAP 8: Like Playing With a Long Lever and a Strong Fulcrum” this Monday (January 31, 2011.) Cameron pointed out the standard superlatives found in every press release, but he managed to bring up some interesting things while missing some pretty crucial points.
    Look: I […]