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Hazelcast Challenges Oracle In-Memory Computing Stranglehold With New Offering
PALO ALTO, Calif., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Larry Ellison will announce Oracle's In-Memory Computing strategy, and concurrently, Hazelcast will be launching Hazelcast Enterprise, a commercial offering from Hazelcast to directly compete with Oracle.
Hazelcast provides a radically different vision of In-Memory Computing driven by open source, commodity hardware, and open standards.
Hazelcast is the leading open source In-Memory Data Grid, available under the Apache software license. Hazelcast Enterprise extends the open core with commercial features and is a commercially licensed software offering from Hazelcast, the makers of the leading open source In-Memory Data Grid.
"Collectively, these improvements represent a significant and compelling Enterprise Software product," said Greg Luck, Hazelcast CTO. "These requirements have been vetted by some of the top IT organizations in the world."
"Hazelcast itself will always be open source," said Talip Ozturk, CEO and Founder of Hazelcast. "Since our flagship commercial offering depends on Hazelcast open source, we remain committed to continue to make the Hazelcast open source project the best, most stable platform for In-Memory Computing."
Hazelcast Enterprise provides a long list of compelling features that extend the leading Open Source In-Memory Data Grid. These features include:
In addition, this Hazelcast Enterprise 3.3 is released concurrently with Hazelcast 3.3 under the Apache open source license. Hazelcast 3.3 includes new features in open source including the "Stabilizer," a sophisticated stress and load testing system for ensuring the reliability of production-scale grid systems.
Hazelcast (www.hazelcast.com) develops, distributes and supports the leading open source in-memory data grid. The product, also called Hazelcast, is a free open source download under the Apache license that any developer can include in minutes to enable them to build elegantly simple mission-critical, transactional, and terascale in-memory applications. The company provides commercially licensed Enterprise editions, Hazelcast Management Console and professional open source training, development support and deployment support. The company is privately held and headquartered in Palo Alto, California.
Keywords: Hazelcast, In-memory data grid, Document Database, Object Database, In-memory Database, computing, big data, NoSQL, grid computing, Apache License, Open Source, Oracle Coherence, Pivotal Gemfire, Software AG Terracotta
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