Red Hat Middleware LLC is announcing that Infinispan with version number 7.2.2 / 8.0.0.Alpha2 is already available to download.
What is Infinispan ?
Infinispan is An open source Java data grid platform, built on the key/value data store model, highly scalable and with a reliable caching system included .
Infinispan can be used in two ways. As a distributed cache system. Or as a powerful data grid, a highly scalable NoSQL key/value store database.Both ways provide a high degree of performance and have made Infinispan a common technology in mediums where large chunks of data is transferred on a day-to-day basis.Infinispan is great when using as a caching system because it can alleviate network traffic and remove bottlenecks in data processing servers.Infinispan when used as a caching utility can easily be branched across clusters and used in a distributed environment, being a great technology to use with your cloud servers.When used as a NoSQL database, results are as good, the same features making Infinispan a great distributed caching system contributing to the success of being a simple, distributed NoSQL engine.
This is changelog for Infinispan version 7.2.2 / 8.0.0.Alpha2 :
- The performance of bulk operations (getAll, putAll) in both embedded and remote mode has been improved by an order of magnitude
- The clear operation is now non-transactional and lock-free.
- New design based on the ConcurrentHashMap from JDK 8
- The maximum number of entries is now respected exactly, and not rounded up to the nearest power of 2
You can read the complete changelog and also download this latest version on their homepage: infinispan.org