Hazelcast In-Memory Breakthroughs Redefine Data Integrity for Critical Workloads

New IMDG release strengthens data integrity, distributed
performance, scale and ease of deployment

PALO ALTO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–lt;a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/data?src=hash” target=”_blank”gt;#datalt;/agt;–Hazelcast,
the leading in-memory computing platform company, today announced the
industry’s most advanced in-memory data grid solution, Hazelcast
IMDG 3.12
. Built and proven to provide the performance at scale
required by the world’s largest organizations, IMDG 3.12 advances its
technical superiority with new features focused on data integrity, cloud
interoperability, performance-sensitive data storage and more.

“With a strong foundation of customers in the financial services,
e-commerce and telecommunication industries, many of the world’s largest
organizations rely on Hazelcast for its enterprise-grade performance,
scale, security and stability,” said Kelly Herrell, CEO of Hazelcast.
“The latest release is a significant advancement for in-memory computing
and expands the addressable use cases where customers can benefit from
our industry-leading performance to accelerate their business.”

Data Integrity

Hazelcast IMDG 3.12 again drives the industry forward by addressing data
integrity issues during network failures, often described as CAP Theorem
concerns. Hazelcast now uniquely provides both a Consistency (CP)
Subsystem for sensitive concurrency structures which favors consistency
over availability and an Availability (AP) Subsystem for data storage
structures which favor availability over consistency. By offering both
AP and CP subsystems, Hazelcast offers customers the ability to
fine-tune the in-memory data grid to suit the application and provide a
consistent, stable end-user experience. The correctness of the CP
Subsystem has been confirmed with industry standard Jepsen tests.

“With this breakthrough, Hazelcast achieves the highest data correctness
standards in the industry,” said Greg Luck, chief technology officer for
Hazelcast. “Competitive offerings resoundingly fail in this area. By
solving these challenges, customers will be able to use Hazelcast’s
concurrent structures to build their applications, without relying on
additional clustering software, thus simplifying their operations.”

This new capability for both AP and CP subsystems is a technology
breakthrough and builds upon the advancements made in IMDG 3.10 that
solved for “split-brain” failures, a condition that threatens the
integrity of data in a distributed system.

Multi-Cloud Interoperability

In alignment with the growing trend of enterprises adopting multi-cloud
architectures, Hazelcast IMDG 3.12 also features the industry’s
strongest support for Kubernetes, which has become the de facto cloud
operating system with support from all major cloud providers and
increased adoption on-premises. Verified and validated on Kubernetes,
customers gain another simple method of deploying Hazelcast, regardless
of the cloud architecture. The location proximity between Hazelcast and
the application it supports provides improved performance and enables
new possibilities for microservices and other latency-sensitive

Multi-Model Database Support

Hazelcast IMDG 3.12 now supports first-class JSON data structures across
all language clients, a feature often found in document databases. Out
of the box, internal benchmarks of mixed workloads show that Hazelcast
achieves 4x greater throughput than popular NoSQL offerings. With this
support, Hazelcast now becomes a multi-model platform and can complement
slower NoSQL offerings for use cases that revolve around a need for low
latency access to short-lived information commonly encountered during
web sessions or transactions. Combined with its near limitless scaling
proficiency, Hazelcast IMDG with JSON support thrives where transaction
rates are volatile and quick scaling of services is required.

Advanced Upgrade and Failover

Hazelcast IMDG Enterprise also introduces Blue/Green Deployments, which
enables progressive rollouts and mitigates risk during software
upgrades. Additionally, Hazelcast IMDG 3.12 now provides Automatic
Disaster Recovery (DR) failover. In the event a company’s primary site
encounters an outage, Hazelcast will automatically failover to a
secondary DR site.

These two new features, in conjunction with Rolling Upgrades and Lights
Out cluster recovery support, offer unprecedented operational safety for
the world’s most demanding organizations.

Availability and Resources

Hazelcast IMDG 3.12 is now available
in beta
, with general availability expected in March 2019.

For more information on Hazelcast IMDG 3.12, please visit these
additional resources:

About Hazelcast, Inc.

Headquartered in Silicon Valley, Hazelcast is the leading in-memory
computing platform company which addresses the growing demand for
enhanced application performance, data processing speed and scalability.

Hazelcast has two products: Hazelcast IMDG, an operational, in-memory
computing platform which enables enterprises to manage their data and
distribute processing using in-memory storage and parallel execution to
achieve breakthrough application speed and scale; and Hazelcast Jet, the
ultra-fast, application embeddable, Stream and Batch Processing Engine.

Hazelcast’s customers include six of the world’s 10 largest banks and 36
of the Fortune Global 500; its technology is deployed at nearly every
major credit card company, five of the world’s largest e-commerce
companies and four of the largest telecommunications companies.

For more information, visit hazelcast.com
or follow us on Twitter @Hazelcast.


Matt Wolpin
Director of Communications, Hazelcast

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