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Introducing Hazelcast Striim Hot Cache

November 03, 2016

Today, we are thrilled to announce the availability of Hazelcast Striim Hot Cache. This joint solution with Hazelcast’s in-memory data grid uses Striim’s Change Data Capture to solve the cache consistency problem.

With Hazelcast Striim Hot Cache, you can reduce the latency of propagation of data from your backend database into your Hazelcast cache to milliseconds. Now you have the flexibility to run multiple applications off a single database, keeping Hazelcast cache refreshes up-to-date while adhering to low latency SLAs.

Check out this 5-minute Introduction and Demo of Hazelcast Striim Hot Cache:

Imagine that you have an application that works by retrieving and storing information in a database. To get faster response times, you utilize a Hazelcast in-memory cache for rapid access to data.

However, other applications also make database updates which leads to inconsistent data in the cache. When this happens, suddenly the application is showing out-of-date or invalid information.

Hazelcast Striim Hot Cache solves this by using streaming change data capture to synchronize the cache with the database in real time. This ensures that both the cache and associated application always have the most up-to-date data.

Through CDC, Striim is able to recognize which tables and key values have changed. Striim immediately captures these changes with their table and key, and, using the Hazelcast Striim writer, pushes those changes into the cache.

We make it easy to leverage Striim’s change data capture functionality by providing CDC Wizards. These Wizards help you quickly configure the capture of change data from enterprise databases – including Oracle, MS SQL Server, MySQL and HPE NonStop – and propagate that data to a Hazelcast cache.

You can also use Striim to facilitate the initial load of the cache.

To learn more, please read the full press release, visit the Hazelcast Striim Hot Cache product page, or jump right in and download a fully loaded evaluation copy of Striim for Hazelcast Hot Cache.

About the Author

About the Author

Greg Luck

Greg Luck

Chief Technical Officer

Greg Luck is a leading technology entrepreneur with more than 15 years of experience in high-performance in-memory computing. He is the founder and inventor of Ehcache, a widely used open source Java distributed cache that was acquired by Software AG (Terracotta) in 2009, where he served as CTO. Prior to that, Greg was the Chief Architect at Australian start-up Wotif.com that went public on the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX:WTF) in 2006. Greg is a current member of the Java Community Process (JCP) Executive Committee, and since 2007 has been the Specification Lead for JSR 107 (Java Specification Requests) JCACHE. Greg has a master's degree in Information Technology from Queensland University of Technology and a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Queensland.

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