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Hazelcast Discovery Auto Detection

Rafal Leszko
by Rafal Leszko | Jan 06, 2021

Hazelcast was always well integrated with all cloud environments thanks to discovery plugins like Hazelcast AWS Plugin or Hazelcast Kubernetes Plugin. With the IMDG 4.1 release, however, we went one step further in making Hazelcast as user friendly as possible. Hazelcast can now automatically discover the environment it is running in and find a suitable […]

Hazelcast Deployment Topology Considerations: To Embed or Not?

Sharath Sahadevan
by Sharath Sahadevan | Jan 05, 2021

Many thanks to Tom O’Connell who co-authored this blog. Hazelcast can be deployed in two topologies – namely Embedded and Client-Server. In this blog, we lay out the differences between the two topologies.  Embedded Architecture:  Hazelcast is embedded in the application and runs in the same process.   Client-Server Architecture:   Item Embedded Client-Server Language […]

Announcing Our Newest Hero: Tomasz Gawęda

Nicolas Frankel
by Nicolas Frankel | Dec 14, 2020

We recently announced our Hazelcast Heroes program to recognize the efforts of the most engaged contributors in our community. Today, we are very excited to announce our newest Hero, Tomasz Gawęda from Poland! Tomasz became a Hero by having five of his Pull Requests merged. He was kind enough to answer our questions regarding his […]


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Announcing the Hazelcast Heroes Program

Nicolas Frankel
by Nicolas Frankel | Nov 19, 2020

Hazelcast is built on open source foundations. It’s part of our DNA, and we strive to uphold open source values in our day-to-day work. This commitment allows external contributors to make Hazelcast better so that the whole community can benefit from a collective effort. No contribution is too small, but, indeed, some of our community […]

Our Journey to a High-Performance Node.js Library

by Andrey Pechkurov | Nov 10, 2020

As you may already know, the Hazelcast In-Memory Data Grid (IMDG) ecosystem includes a variety of clients for different languages and runtimes, which includes Node.js client library as a part of that list. You can use Hazelcast clients in various cases, including, but not limited to the following: Building a multi-layer cache for your applications […]

Hazelcast IMDG 4.1 GA is Released!

Jiri Holusa
by Jiri Holusa | Nov 04, 2020

We are excited to announce the production-ready release of Hazelcast IMDG 4.1. Below, we highlight the most notable features and enhancements implemented in this release. You can find the list of changes in the release notes. Before we dive into the details, we want to share a few numbers: It took exactly 9 months since the […]

Introducing Hazelcast Professional Credentials

by Hendy Appleton | Oct 29, 2020

Hazelcast is pleased to announce the first of three Hazelcast professional credentials. The Developer Essentials credential is issued to engineers who have completed basic training on developing applications that incorporate the Hazelcast platform to perform stream processing, in-memory computing, and in-memory storage. Credential-holders have hands-on practice in creating distributed data structures, distributed computing jobs, and […]

Hazelcast Jet 4.3 is Released!

Marko Topolnik
by Marko Topolnik | Oct 23, 2020

Today we’re releasing Hazelcast Jet 4.3, our fourth release of 2020! We took part in Google Summer of Code that ended just a few weeks ago, and this release already brings a production-ready piece of work by our student, Mohamed Mandouh: distributed in-memory sorting. Mohamed’s primary focus was research into the feasibility of integrating RocksDB […]

Hazelcast Node.js Client 4.0 is Released

by Andrey Pechkurov | Oct 01, 2020

Hazelcast Node.js client 4.0 is now available! Let’s see what are the main changes in this new release. Hazelcast Client Protocol 2.0 Node.js client now uses Hazelcast Open Binary Client Protocol 2.0, which has a number of enhancements and serialization improvements when compared with 1.x. For the end-user, it means that the client now supports […]

Hazelcast Joins Hacktoberfest

Nicolas Frankel
by Nicolas Frankel | Sep 30, 2020

At Hazelcast, open source is not only a business model; it’s the foundation of our company. We believe in the right of users to access, read, and improve upon our work. Because we know that it’s not easy to get started in open source in general, especially within a specific project, we participated in this […]

Migrating from Imperative to Reactive

Nicolas Frankel
by Nicolas Frankel | Sep 29, 2020

From Wikipedia, Reactive Programming is “a declarative programming paradigm concerned with data streams and the propagation of change.” The programming model is complex to master. It requires a lot of experience to feel comfortable with it. However, there’s no denying that it fits the cloud ecosystem perfectly. Since on-premises infrastructure is oversized, running a program […]

Google Summer of Code 2020: A Mentor’s Perspective

Nicolas Frankel
by Nicolas Frankel | Sep 24, 2020

Google Summer of Code (GSoC) is a summer initiative that allows students to obtain a first deep dive into Open Source projects. It has several benefits: GSoC creates bonds between students and Open Source communities. Some, but not all, students continue to contribute to the Open Source project they worked on after GSoC This initiative […]


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