Caching in the Cloud

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BlueMix includes a general purpose caching service powered by WebSphere eXreme Scale to really accelerate your applications in the cloud.   You can use this cache to store user profiles, store frequently accessed data, or as a general purpose state store for your application.   There are two primary APIs to the Cache: Java and HTTP REST.   You can learn more about these APIs in the WebSphere eXtreme Scale InfoCenter.

Java  The main API to concentrate on is the ObjectMap class which provides are general purpose CRUD capability to the cache.
REST:  This provides a general purpose CRUD capability using HTTP

Sample applications are available here in the Elastic Caching community page.

Look for a future post with a link to some live samples running in BlueMix.

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