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IBM WebSphere eXtreme Scale 6 by Anthony Chaves

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Preface

This is a book about in-memory data grids, particularly IBM WebSphere eXtreme Scale. An in-memory data grid (IMDG) lets us build more scalable data stores by partitioning data across many different servers. By "scaling out" across many servers instead of "scaling up" by using more powerful servers we can support more clients and data while keeping hardware costs low. One of the nicest things about working with eXtreme Scale is that it's easy to use. We don't need any special hardware or complicated software configuration wizards. It's as easy as downloading the light weight eXtreme Scale JAR file. The eXtreme Scale APIs are well defined and give us a lot of functionality.

This book explores many features of using an in-memory data grid ...

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