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Oracle® Coherence Tutorial for Oracle Coherence
Release 3.6

Part Number E15831-01
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Preface

Oracle Coherence is an in-memory data grid solution that enables organizations to predictably scale mission-critical applications by providing fast access to frequently used data. Data grid software is a middleware that reliably manages data objects in memory across many servers. By automatically and dynamically partitioning data, Oracle Coherence enables continuous data availability and transactional integrity, even in the event of a server failure. Oracle Coherence provides organizations with a robust, scale-out data abstraction layer.  

Developers can easily take advantage of the features of Coherence using the standard Java collections API to access and modify data, and use the standard JavaBean event model to receive data change notifications.  

Audience

This book is targeted at software developers, architects, and administrators. It provides examples of developing applications for the Oracle Coherence data grid

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Related Documents

For more information, see the following documents in the Oracle Coherence library:

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