Space Based Microservices

Martin Fowler and James Lewis’s microservices paper has been influencing many development teams and projects around the world. As such, this software architecture style has gained prominence among web-scale startups and enterprises. In this post, we’ll look at how microservices

Moving away from Mainframe to Commodity – How?

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

Terracotta ehCache vs. GigaSpaces Cache benchmark

Are you Really using the Fastest and Most Scalable Cache with your Application? We are hearing lately reports from several accounts "discovering" that Terracotta ehcache is not the fastest and most scalable cache out there. GigaSpaces local cache actually performs

Possible Impossibility – The Race to Zero Latency

I recently read a book called: "Physics of the Impossible" by the theoretical physicist Michio Kaku. Dr. Kaku lists "Possible Impossibilities" and classifies these into different categories where all these "impossibilities" may happen in the near/distant future. When talking about "zero

new and modified best practices

Our best practices wiki is growing rapidly and full with good and useful material. Here are few new best practices added lately: – Finding Partition Load – routing data based on partition load. – Even Data Distribution – simple example explains how to evenly partition