Latest Release of High Performance Data Grid Extends Oracle’s Middleware Leadership with New Features and Product Enhancements
Redwood Shores, Calif. – April 18, 2011
The latest release of the industry’s leading distributed in-memory data grid product, Oracle Coherence 3.7, is available today.
Oracle Coherence 3.7 simplifies the configuration and management of large-scale deployments and provides customers with dramatically more data storage capabilities and intelligent and dynamic load balancing of client connections.
The new Elastic Data feature of Oracle Coherence 3.7 introduces breakthrough technology that enables organizations to leverage both memory and disk-based devices for data grid storage, enabling near memory speed access to data, regardless of storage medium and greater flexibility in capacity and resource planning.
Customers that demand extremely high data capacity combined with low-latency data access requirements, such as financial services firms and online retailers, can use Elastic Data to seamlessly manage data across memory and disk-based devices.
Additional benefits of Elastic Data can include both the potential for significantly increased capacity, as well as smaller or more-easily managed deployments.
Oracle Coherence 3.7 introduces dynamic load balancing and automatic proxy discovery for Coherence*Extend clients, such as application servers or desktop applications accessing the Oracle Coherence data grid, allowing customers to more intelligently distribute and manage client connections, while also simplifying the configuration of large-scale environments.
Through integration with F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager and SSL Acceleration technologies, Oracle Coherence 3.7 allows users to leverage components of their existing infrastructure to secure, optimize and load balance application traffic generated from Coherence*Extend clients across any number of servers in a cluster and to hardware-accelerate the related CPU-intensive SSL encryption.
Oracle Coherence 3.7 introduces native integration with Oracle GlassFish Server via the Coherence*Web SPI for GlassFish, providing “no code change” installation and configuration of Coherence*Web, making it dramatically easier for Oracle GlassFish Server users to scale their applications.
“As organizations increase the scale of client-based applications, reducing complexity becomes integral in deploying, supporting and managing these environments,” said Cameron Purdy, vice president of Development, Oracle. “The new Elastic Data capability, dynamic load balancing, automatic proxy discovery and F5 integration features in Oracle Coherence 3.7 help simplify this process by allowing customers to better leverage their existing infrastructure and providing greater flexibility in capacity and resource planning.”
“As a Gold level member of Oracle PartnerNetwork, we’re pleased with the integration between F5 solutions and Oracle Coherence, driven by leading financial services and e-commerce customers’ desire to securely scale large, mission critical applications,” said Calvin Rowland, vice president, Application Partner Programs, F5 Networks. “By leveraging hardware acceleration and dynamically load balancing connections, joint customers can use the combination of F5 BIG-IP solutions and Oracle Coherence to achieve high availability, faster response times and more efficient utilization of existing infrastructure.”
“Oracle Coherence has played a large role in helping capital markets firms build risk and low-latency trading systems. Banks today are driven both by regulatory and competitive pressures to manage risk across their entire business instead of in silos. In Oracle Coherence 3.7, the Elastic Data capabilities of breakthrough scalability and performance allows banks to use Oracle Coherence to handle the huge amount of data processing required and to provide analyses intraday, instead of overnight,” said Ambreesh Khanna, vice president, Technology and Systems, Oracle Financial Services.
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