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Oracle Corporation

July 12, 2010 08:00 ET

New Release of Oracle Coherence Extends Oracle's Middleware Leadership

High Performance Data Grid Improves the Performance of Any Application

REDWOOD SHORES, CA--(Marketwire - July 12, 2010) -  Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL)

News Facts

  • The latest release of the industry's leading distributed in-memory data grid product, Oracle Coherence 3.6, is available today.
  • Oracle Coherence 3.6 is a component of Oracle Fusion Middleware 11g.
  • Oracle WebLogic Server and Oracle Coherence are critical components of application grid and private cloud deployments.
  • Oracle Coherence 3.6 introduces Coherence Quorum, enabling greater control of capacity and resource management in grid and cloud environments.
  • With the introduction of Coherence Query Language (CohQL), a SQL-like query language, Oracle Coherence 3.6 helps increase developer productivity.
  • Developers can use the more efficient query syntax to manage and use Oracle Coherence rather than using programming languages.
  • Oracle Coherence 3.6 Transaction Framework provides support for distributed transactions, delivering greater reliability for application data.
  • Oracle Coherence 3.6 Session Provider for the Microsoft .NET Framework supports session management for Microsoft .NET Framework-based applications, helping to improve Web applications performance.
  • Oracle Coherence 3.6 introduces end-to-end Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) connectivity, ensuring data privacy in a distributed environment.

Unsurpassed Data Scalability, Performance, Reliability and Availability

  • Oracle Coherence 3.6 provides organizations with higher degrees of data reliability, accelerates design time and features additional security extensions. Organizations can achieve:
    • Better Website Performance for .NET Applications: Coherence Web for Microsoft .NET Framework-based applications, bringing the industry-leading high-availability, extreme-scale and high-performance session management to .NET.
    • Flexible Integration with Distributed Transactional Environments: using Multi-Version Concurrency Control (MVCC) with full XA support to allow exact reporting against live transactional data.
    • Extremely High Data Reliability: providing atomic transaction guarantees and end-to-end Java NIO-based SSL encryption support across partitions and caches, with continuous operation even in the event of a client or server failure.
    • Improved Developer Productivity and Operational Efficiency: by delivering an SQL-like syntax for both development and operational access and control of large-scale, continuously available production environments.

Supporting Quotes

  • "With greater data scalability, reliability, performance, and security, Oracle Coherence continues to set the benchmark for distributed in-memory data grid products," said Cameron Purdy, vice president of development, Oracle. "The new transaction framework and the session provider for .NET extend the benefits of Coherence to a broader base of developers and to organizations with Windows-based applications."
  • "The new features in Oracle Coherence 3.6 will help solve the scaling challenges that are quite typical in large, complex, mission-critical applications," said Victoria Livschitz, president and CEO of Grid Dynamics. "We believe this new release of Coherence will help customers handle these issues even more quickly, easily, and cost-effectively. The functionality introduced in Coherence 3.6, such as support for distributed transactions, will continue Coherence's tradition of providing fast, reliable access to vital enterprise data and scaling applications on economical hardware." 

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