Presently only JBoss Developer community members can download JBoss Data Grid.
Red Hat has announced the general availability of its next generation in-memory data store, Red Hat JBoss Data Grid 6.5.
It is designed to provide new capabilities and feature enhancements around overall product performance, remote data cache deployments, deeper integration with Red Hat products in their middleware portfolio, abd JCache caching API, JSR-107.
JBoss Data Grid can be deployed as a remote data cache, which facilitates the management and scaling of data independent from the application.
According to Red Hat, with JBoss Data Grid the performance of the application improves, as it will be able to manage situations where the volume of data exceeds the requirement or change significantly.
The company has also introduced near caching, remote events and a notification capability in JBoss Data Grid 6.5, which will help get back frequently accessed information faster and also gives the ability to react to changes that other applications make to the data in the remote grid.
The feature facilitates greater awareness of the status of data in the remote cache, and the .NET Hot Rod client is fully supported in JBoss Data Grid.
Red Hat has integrated JBoss Data Grid with its data and services integration technology, Red Hat JBoss Fuse, which is designed to help reduce the risks involved with forcing application services match the slow traditional database.
JBoss Data Grid 6.5 is also supported as a shared, in-memory index for Hibernate Search (Lucene) queries on a relational database.
Red Hat said that the company has tested Infinispan Directory integration with the version of Hibernate Search which is included in Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform (JBoss EAP) 6.4.