• Programmatic Management of Clusters and Grids

      When using compute cluster or in memory data grid technologies like GigaSpaces, you are dealing with large number of infrastructure components. Typically there are containers (JVMs) where your service instances are running and some management component(s) that monitor and manage these service instances. In case of GigaSpaces the service instances (referred to as Processing Unit Instances) run in Grid Service Containers and Grid Service Manager is monitoring and managing the service instances in order to maintain the SLA’s and
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  • Terabyte Elastic Cache clusters on Cisco UCS and Amazon EC2

    Overview Last week I was working on a new opportunity. The prospect needs to store 1 Terabyte of data in memory to address scalability challenges and were interested in using GigaSpaces. I was tasked with creating a demonstration of this and want to share my experience as a blog post. Scope The project also needed to demonstrate high-availability and full lifecycle aspects of any data grid used for a mission-critical application. This application serves millions of simultaneous users worldwide. Loading
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