James Governor In-Memory Data Grid: Less Disruptive NoSQL – HAPITECHS

James Governor In-Memory Data Grid: Less Disruptive NoSQL

Here’s Hazelcast’s Miko Matsumura speaking with James Governor, RedMonk analyst. You may want to go full screen in order to read the embedded slides. James says about In-Memory Data Grid:

It solves many of the same sorts of challenges that we’re hearing from NoSQL but in somewhat of a less disruptive fashion. The point that James makes in this conversation (around 14:30) is that getting the power of NoSQL while reserving all of the job skills and ecosystem of the traditional database is an attractive proposition for organizations looking to gain the In-Memory performance and scalability advantages as well as modernized developer-friendly APIs of NoSQL. Other discussions include Oracle Licensing practices, Database architecture, the NoSQL movement, cost of architectural replacement, JCache, the Java Renaissance and the role of Java in data and polyglot programming.

James Governor is Principal Analyst and founder of RedMonk. He leads coverage in the enterprise applications space, assisting clients with application development, integration middleware and systems management issues, as they relate to operational and business process optimization. Before RedMonk he spent three years at Illuminata, Inc., where he led both the Application Strategies and Enterprise Management practices at the firm. He worked with both vendor clients, to establish product development and marketing strategies, and as an advisor on IT strategy to user organizations and service providers. James managed other analysts at the firm to ensure timely delivery of reports and custom research projects. He joined Illuminata from InformationWeek UK, where he was deputy managing editor. Before InformationWeek he worked at Computing, the UK’s leading enterprise title. As a reporter he specialized in systems management, application middleware, and legacy operating environments, working closely with IT managers and vendors to identify and break exclusive news stories. James has been an IBM and Microsoft corporate watcher for 8 years. He’s regularly quoted in US and European press, and has served as an industry expert for television and radio segments with media outlets like the BBC.

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