Laurent is a software engineer with over 20 years of experience in software development, design and architecture. He has a Masters in Computer Science, obtained at EFREI in Paris, France. Laurent is the founder of JPPF, the open source grid computing solution, and created the French startup Parallel Matters, which provides commercial services around JPPF. Laurent has posted 29 posts at DZone. View Full User Profile

JPPF 1.6: Java-Based Open Source Grid Computing Platform

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In this version:

  • Tasks can now be defined from plain old Java objects
  • A new JPPF Quick Start Guide is now availabe online and offline.
  • A new management feature enables resetting a node's task counter
  • Improvements to the remote JMX connectivity facilitate the JPPF administration through firewalls
  • Bugs were fixed in the peer-to-peer communication between servers

About JPPF: JPPF is an open source Grid Computing platform written in Java that makes it easy to run applications in parallel, and speed up their execution by orders of magnitude. Write once, deploy once, execute everywhere!

JPPF has many outstanding features:

  • a JPPF grid can be up and running in minutes
  • highly scalable, distributed framework for the execution of Java tasks
  • leverages JCA 1.6 to integrate with leading J2EE application servers
  • easy programming model that abstracts the complexity of distributed and parallel processing
  • graphical and programmatic tools for fine-grained monitoring and administration
  • fault-tolerance and self-repair capabilities ensure the highest level of service and reliability
  • a set of fully documented sample applications, demonstrating the use of JPPF on real-life problems
  • very flexible open-source licensing
  • and more ....

More information is available on the web site.

Published at DZone with permission of its author, Laurent Cohen.

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Slava Imeshev replied on Fri, 2008/10/31 - 2:45pm


Great job!



Slava Imeshev


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