Many organizations today use a variety of .NET and Java technologies to develop different high traffic applications. At the same time, these organizations have a need to share data at runtime between .NET and Java applications. One way to share data is through the database, but that is slow and also doesn’t scale very well….

Serialization transforms an object into a byte-stream so it can be moved out of a process either for persistence or to be sent to another process. And de-serialization is the reverse process that transforms a byte-stream back into an object. And, unlike a stand-alone cache, a distributed cache must serialize objects so it can send…