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MantaRay version 2.0.1 released

The release of MantaRay 2.0 under the MPL license has resulted in explosive increase of the product downloads. Due to the expansion of usage, Coridan received many feature request and calls for product enhancements. MantaRay 2.0.1 does not include major changes but rather many bug fixes and improved performance.

Posted by Yuval Lubowich 2006-08-29

MantaRay 2.0 released under a Mozilla Public License

MantaRay is a distributed, peer-to-peer, server-less communication & messaging solution. As a result of community feedback, MantaRay 2.0 is release under the Mozilla Public License (MPL) instead of the previous GPL.
Likewise, all of the MantaRay 2.0 companion products are now available to the open source community under an MPL license. Additionally, hooks have been incorporated to enable pluggable implementation of authorization and authentication security. A dead letter destination now handles deprecated messages. Improved JCA implementation and minor bug fixes are integrated into this release as well.

Posted by Amir Shevat 2006-05-11

MantaRay version 1.9 released

MantaRay is a distributed, peer-to-peer, server-less communication & messaging solution. MantaRay 1.9 evolved as a result of insightful feedbacks from the growing community of MantaRay users , coupled with major improvements in the simplicity of running and using MantaRay. MantaRay 1.9 significantly increases application interoperability by providing messaging API in three programming languages: JAVA, C++ and C#. As a result, an application written in Java, for example, can seamlessly communicate with an application written in C#. ... read more

Posted by Amir Shevat 2006-01-19

MantaRay newsletter, Flash demo and tutorials

You are invited to sign up for our new monthly newsletter which will include everything MantaRay-related - new releases, upcoming developments, events, seminars, and more.

You can easily register through www.mantamq.org (click on Register on the top right hand side of the page).

We have also added a new Flash Demo about MantaRay and two tutorials (screencasts + audio) covering how to install and use MantaRay. All can be found on www.mantamq.org simply click on Demos (in the menu on the left).

Posted by Amir Shevat 2005-07-21

MantaRay C++ API 0.9 released

MantaRay is a fully distributed peer-to-peer serverless communication and messaging solution. MantaRay C++ API offers comprehensive C++ bindings for MantaRay, including wrappers for JMS, streaming, and FileMessage. With this release, application programmers can continue to write code in C++ while enjoying all of the advantages offered by MantaRays latest messaging capabilities.

Posted by Amir Shevat 2005-06-21

MantaRay version 1.7 released

MantaRay is a fully distributed peer-to-peer serverless communication and messaging solution. MantaRay 1.7 includes Enterprise streams (an implementation of InputStream and OutputStream over JMS topics and queues, a part of the MantaRay set of building blocks), MantaRequestor (unification of JMS 1.02 QueueRequestor and TopicRequestor into one Requestor in the spirit of JMS 1.1), and DB-based persistency (in addition to the existing file based persistency).

Posted by Amir Shevat 2005-05-02

MantaRay WAN Bridge version 1.0 released

MantaRay is a fully distributed peer-to-peer serverless communication and messaging solution. MWB (MantaRay WAN Bridge) 1.0 is now available, enabling lookup and communications between MantaRay layers in a WAN environment. Based on the MantaRay framework and using MySQL as a database, the MWB provides a lookup point in cases where automatic discovery is not available (for example, the Internet). In addition, the MWB can act as a proxy if MantaRay layers fail to communicate directly.

Posted by Amir Shevat 2005-04-18

MantaRay version 1.6 released

MantaRay is a fully distributed peer-to-peer serverless communication and messaging solution. MantaRay 1.6 includes new delivery algorithms that enforce stricter once and only once guaranteed delivery in queues and durable topic subscribers. The new algorithms also improved MantaRay's persistency. In order to better align MantaRay with the JMS specification, the receiver can now determine the message acknowledgment mode. In addition, several JMS bugs were fixed in this release.... read more

Posted by Amir Shevat 2005-03-08

MantaRay Console version 1.2 released

Mantaray is A fully distributed peer-to-peer serverless communication and messaging solution. The MantaRay console gives an overview and monitors all the MantaRay Layers in the system.

MantaRay Console 1.2, which supports MantaRay 1.6, includes a new graphical user interface design that matches the look & feel of the new MantaRay web site (http://www.mantamq.org). In addition, some communication bugs were fixed in this release.

Posted by Amir Shevat 2005-03-08

MantaRay version 1.5 released

MantaRay is a fully distributed peer-to-peer serverless communication and messaging solution. MantaRay 1.5 is now available with a /contrib section that includes code contributed by members of the community and two major new features.

Dynamic queue coordination eliminates the need to configure queue coordinators. MantaRay layers take on this role by default and automatically act as a queue coordinator when one is needed. Please note that the old configuration of static queue coordinators is still available.... read more

Posted by Amir Shevat 2005-01-11

MantaRay version 1.4 released

Mantaray is A fully distributed peer-to-peer serverless communication and messaging solution. MantaRay 1.4 is now available. A new persistency mechanism was implemented in this release so that recovery of persistent files is now faster and more stable. In addition, the new persistency takes less disk space and when possible it reduces the size of the persistent file. An infrastructure was created for different persistency implementations other then file persistency. ... read more

Posted by Amir Shevat 2004-12-17

MantaRay Console version 1.0 released

Mantaray is A fully distributed peer-to-peer serverless communication and messaging solution. The MantaRay console gives an overview and monitors all the MantaRay Layers in the system. This console monitors Mantaray layers version 1.4 or higher. The MantaRay console is now stable after undergoing rigid QA testing. In addition, console performance was improved so that it now reacts faster to changes in the system and displays these changes at greater speed.... read more

Posted by Amir Shevat 2004-12-16

MantaRay version 1.3 released

Mantaray is A fully distributed peer-to-peer serverless communication and messaging solution.

This release contains two major features - a new logging mechanism and the infrastructure for a management console.

The new logging mechanism is based on Apaches commons-logging.
Applications that use the MantaRay layer can now easily configure it to plug in to the application's logging implementation.
A default log4j implementation is still available. More documentation about this feature can be found in this release documentation.... read more

Posted by Amir Shevat 2004-11-15

MantaRay version 1.2 released

Mantaray is an Open Source serverless messaging fabric, based on peer-2-peer technology.
This release contains two new features, JMX management API and SSL secure transport.
The JMX feature provides a standard way to manage the MantaRay Layer both with HTTP and RMI. The SSL feature enables an encrypted transport between two Mantaray layers.
Documentations for these features can be found in this release as well. In addition minor bug fixes were added to this release.... read more

Posted by Amir Shevat 2004-10-19

MantaRay 0.9.4 beta released

Mantaray is an Open Source serverless messaging fabric, based on peer-2-peer technology, 100% pure Java, supports JMS 1.1 and 1.02, and integrates with WebLogic and WebSphere. It provides guaranteed message delivery, security, and supports transactions.

This release contains fixes to a minor bugs that occurred following re-serialization of some JMS messages when these messages were reset and re-routed. All the feature planed for 0.9.x were implemented and tested. MantaRay 0.9.x testing cycles are completed and the MantaRay development team is now focusing on the next major MantaRay version.

Posted by Amir Shevat 2004-08-23

Mantaray new web site.

Mantaray has a new web site:
http://www.mantamq.org/
there you can find information about:
MantaRay training, Distributed Messaging workshop, online javadoc, Users Guide and more.

Posted by Amir Shevat 2004-07-11

Mantaray version 0.9 beta released

Hi
We have a first release of mantaray in SourceForge:
http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=112623&package_id=122622
I have added the code to the CVS although it does not show in the CVS statistics in the site (this is a known problem due to SourceForge CVS upgrade)
http://cvs.sourceforge.net/viewcvs.py/mantaray/
More details about CVS download can be found here:
http://sourceforge.net/cvs/?group_id=112623... read more

Posted by Amir Shevat 2004-07-01