Java Temporary Caching API aka JCache

Caching is a key technique for application performance and application scaling. JCache (JSR 107) officially born as the "Java Temporary Caching API" has been largely discussed over the years. The goal of JCache is to be to cache providers what JDBC is to databases, a standardized abstraction layer. And since a few months, JCache is a reality

JCache was one of the most wanted feature in the Java EE 8 community survey and is now a feature on the list of potential candidates for inclusion in Java EE 8.  We will see over the coming months how this evolves but in preparation for this, it is probably a good time to refresh your JCache knowledge. The latest edition of the the Java Magazine contains a nice article written by Johan Vos on this: "Introducing the Java Temporary Caching API" (you can subscribe to the Java Magazine for free here).

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