Thursday, 26 May 2016

Back from GeeCON 2016

Thanks to everyone who attended the Distributed Streams with Infinispan talk at GeeCON 2016!! It was a blast to give the talk and although there was a small hiccup with one of the demos, I managed to fix it and the both demos were successfully delivered. The code from the demos can be found in this git repository, and the slides can be found here.

I presented at GeeCON back in 2011 and it was great to be back once again! The organizers keep doing an amazing job and can't wait to come back. I particularly enjoyed how GeeCON was embracing other programming languages outside the Java Virtual Machine. For example, there were talks on Julia and Elm programming languages, both of which were superb and I really enjoyed them :).

As always I could not attend all the talks I wanted to but heard good things about Tomer's "How Shit Works: Storage" and Martin Thompson's final "Top 10 Performance Mistakes" keynote. I hope to catch those when the videos are released.

Hope to come back to GeeCON next year! :)


Tuesday, 17 May 2016

Infinispan 9.0.0.Alpha2 (and 8.2.2.Final)

Dear Infinispan users,

we have baked two fresh releases for you today.

First off we have a new micro release of our stable 8.2 branch which fixes 57 issues. If you are using any other 8.x release, please upgrade to 8.2.2.Final as this contains a bunch of bugfixes and performance improvements in all areas.

On top of that we have a brand new Alpha release from our development branch: 9.0.0.Alpha2 which comes loaded with a few goodies:

  • SNI support for HotRod, which paves the way for server multi-tenancy
  • JDBC cache stores can use upsert (one of our oldest bugs !!!)
  • An httpd-style access log for server
  • The new sequential interceptor architecture
  • Lucene query caching
  • A grand total of 138 issues were resolved
Don't forget to check-out our roadmap to see the schedule and the things we want to do

Download it now, try it and tell us what you think on the infinispan forums or come and meet us on IRC: channel #infinispan on Freenode. 

Monday, 9 May 2016

Infinispan coming to GeeCON 2016!


GeeCON 2016 is taking place in Krakow this coming week and I'll be speaking about data processing with Infinispan's distributed streams on Thursday, 12th of May. So, if you are interested in how to analyse your data using standard Java Streams API in a distributed environment, make sure you come to my talk! :)