GigaSpaces, CloudTran Partner on Cloud-Based Data Processing
GigaSpaces' eXtreme Application Platform (XAP) and CloudTran partner to speed up database transaction processing.GigaSpaces Technologies, a provider of virtualized application platforms delivering end-to-end scalability, announced CloudTran has integrated its transaction management middleware with GigaSpaces eXtreme Application Platform. The end result is a Java-based solution that runs large database infrastructures in public, private and hybrid cloud environments. GigaSpaces XAP is an end-to-end virtualized application platform featuring an in-memory data grid that can manage terabytes of data. Its infrastructure ensures high-speed processing with millisecond latency, while providing automatic failover. XAP and CloudTran enable responsive transaction processing over distributed and cloud computing environments and is designed to provide for improvements in performance, availability, reliability and cost-efficiency of very large scale transaction processing. The combined XAP-CloudTran infrastructure is designed to help give IT organizations the tools and infrastructure components required to build and deploy database-focused enterprise applications in the cloud by providing a simple Java view of data, transactions and automatic distribution within public clouds, private clouds and hybrid combinations.
"We were seeking a platform that would allow us to offer extreme scalability, reliability and high-speed processing," says Tom Henn, president and CEO of CloudTran. "GigaSpaces XAP provides the back-end that allows our clients to build highly reliable database management systems while maintaining complete data integrity."