• Two-Phase-Commit for Distributed In-Memory Caches

    September 2, 2014

    2-Phase-Commit is probably one of the oldest consensus protocols and is known for its deficiencies when it comes to handling failures, as it may indefinitely block the servers waiting in prepare state. To mitigate this, a 3-Phase-Commit protocol was...

  • GridGain 6.2.0 Released with Portable Objects and Distributed Services

    August 27, 2014

    We are pleased to announce the release of GridGain Open Source In-Memory Computing Platform 6.2.0. The main components of the platform are: compute grid, data grid (or in-memory distributed cache), and CEP streaming. This release revolves primarily around Portable...

  • GridGain 6.1.9 – One Click Installation – One Jar Dependency

    July 3, 2014

    With release 6.1.9, GridGain significantly simplified its installation and deployment. GridGain now allows for: One Click Installation: The product simply has to be downloaded and unzipped. After that it is ready to be used. One Jar Dependency: GridGain now...

  • G1 Garbage Collector Thrashes On Larger Heaps

    June 16, 2014

    At GridGain, having worked on a distributed caching (data grid) product for many years, we constantly benchmark with various Garbage Collectors to find the optimal configuration for larger heap sizes. From conducting numerous tests, we have concluded that unless...

  • Distributed Caching In 5 Minutes

    June 10, 2014

    If you prefer a video demo with coding examples, visit the original blog post at Distributed In-Memory Caching generally allows you to replicate or partition your data in memory across your cluster. Memory provides a much faster access...

  • In-Memory Database vs. In-Memory Data Grid: Revisited

    June 9, 2014

    A few months ago, I spoke at the conference where I explained the difference between caching and an in-memory data grid. Today, having realized that many people are also looking to better understand the difference between two major categories...

  • GridGain adds Konstantin Boudnik to its Advisory Board

    May 14, 2014

    Today GridGain™ Systems ( ), provider of the leading open source In-Memory Computing (IMC) Platform, announced that Konstantin Boudnik has joined its Advisory Board. Boudnik brings 20 years of expertise in enterprise IT infrastructure management and development, and...

  • GridGain 6.1.0 Is Released with Support for JDK8 and Geospatial Indexes

    May 7, 2014

    We are pleased to announce that GridGain 6.1.0 has been released today. This is the first main upgrade since GridGain 6.0.0 was released in February and contains some cool new functionality and performance improvements: Support for JDK8 With GridGain...

  • Getting Started With Clustering

    May 1, 2014

    What do Clustering frameworks really do? More often than not clustering frameworks will provide capability to auto-discover servers on the network, share resources, and schedule tasks. Some will also add distributed messaging and distributed event notification capabilities.

  • Gartner Names GridGain a “Cool Vendor” in In-Memory Computing for 2014

    April 30, 2014

    Vendors selected for the “Cool Vendor” report are innovative, impactful and intriguing FOSTER CITY, California – April 30, 2014 – GridGainTM Systems (, provider of the leading open source In-Memory Computing (IMC) Platform , today announced that Gartner has...