The Azul and GemStone solution will scale beyond 300 GB of memory resident business data per node in a grid, supporting high data throughput upwards of 40,000 writes per second per node, with a simple and cost-effective architecture. The industry leading performance achieved in data grids by combining Azulâs hardware with GemStoneâs GemFire Enterprise Data Fabric will provide instantaneous application response times to customers without compromising linear scalability.
The solution is designed to address IT performance challenges and data management bottlenecks related to business critical applications, for example in the capital markets sector which is faced with increasing reliance on electronic trade execution, growing volume of transactions, and rising complexity of instruments. Azul and GemStone are addressing these challenges with high-performance solutions that support real-time order management, trade execution, risk analysis, and compliance.
âTechnology enabled businesses are increasingly relying on Extreme Transaction Processing applications to support core operational systems,â said Massimo Pezzini, Gartner VP Distinguished Analyst. âEmerging high-performance and high-availability technologies for stateful data management are key enablers for XTP applications that must deliver the extreme levels of performance, availability and scalability required by businesses to remain competitive and grow.â
âOur customers in capital markets and other business critical transactional workloads are faced with rapidly growing datasets,â said Ram Appalaraju, vice president of marketing, Azul Systems. âThe innovative solution from Azul Systems and Gemstone provides the most scalable, high-performance enterprise information backbone for managing and sharing application data and deliver breakthrough results.â
Azul Systems will provide GemStoneâs customers with large amounts of highly scalable CPU and memory capacity to scale grid nodes and enable co-location of processing and data with the Azul Compute Appliances. GemStoneâs GemFire will provide best in class data caching, distribution and consistency management along with advanced and automatic failover, failback and self-healing capabilities.
âThere is tremendous pressure for enterprises to achieve performance targets (SLAs) consistently as well as better understand the value of their data,â said Juan Menendez, senior vice president business development and alliances, GemStone Systems. âGemStoneâs GemFire and Azulâs hardware provides a high-performing distributed data management solution for greater scalability and simplicity.â