Since its first release in August of 2007 GridGain became the fastest growing Java-based cloud development and runtime platform with over tens of thousands of downloads, more than 700 unique projects utilizing it and deployed in dozens of production systems.
GridGain 2.1 release incorporates number of new and enhanced features:
- Cloud-aware class loading
- Virtualized cloud support with cross-cloud deployment
- Advance MapReduce implementation
- Comprehensive early and late load balancing capabilities
- Automatic and dynamic data partitioning and processing co-location
- Advanced scheduling management
- Revamped deployment implementation
Says Nikita Ivanov, founder of GridGain project: “GridGain 2.1 is the last release in 2.0 product line and it concludes this phase in development of GridGain platform. It incorporates all the major additions we wanted to slot in before the next 3.0 product line rolls out. The goal of GridGain 2.1 was the core enhancement and impeccable stability. This is the release where we implemented cumulative changes long requested by our user community such as Maven repository, per-task SPI customization, tighter Spring integration, pluggable marshalling, and totally new deployment implementation among many other enhancements.“
“GridGain 2.1 solidifies technological foundation for GridGain 3.0 product line that we have been working on since last quarter of 2008. GridGain project is a pioneer development and runtime platform for native cloud applications. This new type of applications is characterized by massive parallelism, taking full advantage of native cloud services and cross-cloud development and deployment paradigm. With our core competence in data and processing parallelization and cloud aware architecture GridGain is rapidly becoming a platform of choice for cloud development. In fact, GridGain software starts every 60 seconds around the globe and roughly half of this usage already comes from Amazon EC2...” continues Nikita Ivanov.
GridGain 2.1 is open source software licensed under LGPL and Apache 2.0 licenses. GridGain project has large and vibrant user and developer community. It is available free for immediate download on all major operating systems.