SOURCE: Azul Systems

Azul Systems

February 11, 2014 09:00 ET

Azul Systems Zing Now Certified With Red Hat JBoss Data Grid

Zing and JBoss Data Grid Deliver Consistent Performance for Best-in-Class In-Memory Solutions

SUNNYVALE, CA--(Marketwired - Feb 11, 2014) - O'REILLY STRATA CONFERENCE -- Azul Systems®, Inc. (Azul), the award-winning leader in Java runtime scalability, announced today that Azul's Zing runtime for Java is now certified and fully supported with Red Hat JBoss Data Grid. Ideal for JBoss Data Grid deployments leveraging larger data nodes in transactional Big Data implementations, Azul's Zing allows organizations to accelerate time to market, improve application runtime consistency and deliver higher sustained throughput for their JBoss Data Grid-based implementations.

By deploying Red Hat JBoss Data Grid and Azul's Zing together in business-critical use cases, organizations can scale up (into servers with larger memory configurations) or out as required, without sacrificing performance. JBoss Data Grid provides fast, in-memory data access and elastic scale out, while Zing eliminates all JVM-based performance hiccups, drastically reducing peak latencies and providing unprecedented response time consistency. The combined solution is especially attractive for organizations looking to scale up memory heap sizes or store large in-memory datasets on fewer nodes while delivering predictable application performance.

Azul's Zing is designed for enterprise Java applications and workloads that require any combination of large memory, high transaction rates, low latency, consistent human-scale response times or high sustained throughput. Zing provides the following benefits for enterprises implementing JBoss Data Grid:

  • Simpler deployment topology: Zing enables operational simplicity for heap sizes of hundreds of gigabytes per node. This reduces the number of nodes required to store massive data volumes and makes maintenance easier.
  • Consistent response times and SLA compliance: Zing, with Red Hat JBoss Data Grid, has been proven to deliver consistent, low response times in the order of tens of milliseconds at the 99.999% percentile, even with node sizes exceeding 300 GB.
  • Faster time to market: By adding Zing to a JBoss Data Grid deployment, DevOps teams will require far less application and JVM tuning to achieve optimal results.

"Zing is ideal for Red Hat JBoss Data Grid customers who are looking to scale up memory heap sizes and store large datasets on fewer nodes while still achieving very predictable response time performance," noted Mike Piech, general manager, Middleware, Red Hat.

"By combining Red Hat JBoss Data Grid with Azul's Zing, Java-based businesses realize a significant competitive advantage," said Scott Sellers, president and CEO of Azul Systems. "Now enterprises can deploy business-critical Java applications requiring large in-memory data sets, consistent real-time performance and scalability in a cost-effective and operational friendly manner." 

Additional information and benchmark results highlighting the benefits of Red Hat JBoss Data Grid and Zing can be downloaded here: http://www.azulsystems.com/partners/jboss_data_grid_performance_brief_pdf 
More information about JBoss Data Grid is available at http://www.redhat.com/products/jbossenterprisemiddleware/data-grid/ 
Further information about Zing is available at www.azulsystems.com/products/zing

About Azul Systems

Azul Systems (Azul) is an award-winning provider of Java for the enterprise. Based in Sunnyvale, CA, Azul has been delivering Java solutions for more than 10 years. The company has deep domain knowledge in Java runtimes, low-latency applications, elastic memory, Pauseless Java Garbage Collection and runtime resource monitoring. Azul is also a member of the Executive Committee of the Java Community Process (JCP.) Azul's enterprise products enable organizations to simplify their Java-based operations while achieving lower peak latencies, improved scalability and throughput, greater response time consistency and dramatically improved development and operating costs. For additional information, visit: http://www.azulsystems.com.

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