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2008-10-27 09:00:20

GigaSpaces Technologies today announced that Miwok Airways is the latest customer to use GigaSpaces' cloud application server to run its real-time pricing engine and reservation system on the Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2). Combined with Amazon EC2, GigaSpaces' platform allows Miwok to easily scale on-demand and handle the complex transactional and data-intensive booking process, while only paying for servers and software when they are actually used. Miwok Airways, a Burlingame,...

2008-09-23 12:00:18

New Benchmark in High Performance Computing Meets the Needs of Capital Market Customers Sun Microsystems, Inc. Rebecca Lui, 650-786-8365 rebecca.lui@sun.com Logo: http://www.sun.com/aboutsun/media/index.jsp Sun Microsystems, Inc. (NASDAQ:JAVA) and GigaSpaces today announced new benchmark performance results that address the scalability needs of capital market customers. In rigorous performance tests, the energy-efficient Sun SPARC(R) Enterprise T5240 Server processed 1.3 million...

2008-09-22 09:00:16

Sun Microsystems, Inc. (NASDAQ:JAVA) and GigaSpaces today announced new benchmark performance results that address the scalability needs of capital market customers. In rigorous performance tests, the energy-efficient Sun SPARC(R) Enterprise T5240 Server processed 1.3 million transactions per second with 60 concurrent clients to achieve an improvement of up to 40 percent over competing multi-threaded platforms. The average throughput per client thread was sustained at about 21,000...

2008-06-26 09:02:30

GigaSpaces Technologies today announced the availability of a "cloud application server" that enables rapid development of scalable, fault-tolerant applications on the Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2). Using GigaSpaces' eXtreme Application Platform (XAP) -- the scale-out application server -- the solution leverages the full benefits of the on-demand model of cloud computing. This includes transactional and data-intensive applications, such as those often used in Web 2.0,...


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