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GridGain 6.0: Open Sourced Under Apache 2.0

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First of all, let’s get this out of the way.

GridGain 6.0 is:

  • The most advanced In-Memory Computing Platform
  • 9 months of hard work, over 1000 issues closed.
  • Lives at
  • Licensed under Apache 2.0 – no buts, no ifs.
  • Developed and hosted 100% on GitHub – fork it!
  • Enterprise support provided by GridGain Systems
  • And most importantly…

GridGain 6.0 is hands down the Most Advanced Open Source In-Memory Computing Platform generally available today

Here’s What New:

Lots of news and enhancements which we’ll be detailing in the coming days and weeks on this and other blogs. Among chief of them are:

  • Significantly reworked and simplified APIs for the main functional areas like compute grid and data grid.
  • Bi-directional WAN Data Center Replication across different geographies.
  • Massive improvements in data grid.
  • Improved performance against all internal benchmarks. We are now winning 100% of all internal benchmarks against all competitive products and project. That was bulk of the work for the last 9 months for the entire team.
  • Eliminated all previously deprecated code.
  • Significant improvements in Visor – GridGain’s Management and Monitoring console.
  • Cumulative bug fixes have all been ported in.

Dive In:

Get your binaries here, grok documentation, and fork it on GitHub!

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Harald Wellmann replied on Thu, 2014/03/06 - 4:42pm

GridGain has gone from LGPL to closed source, pushing lots of users to other grid solutions.

So now you're ASL - why would anyone come back or have reason to believe that GridGain 7.0 will not be closed source again?

Abe Kleinfeld replied on Thu, 2014/03/13 - 2:56pm in response to: Harald Wellmann

Harald, I believe you'll find the answer well covered here:

miko matsumura replied on Sun, 2014/03/23 - 11:29pm

Or you could just go with the leading open source In-Memory Data Grid

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