News archive

  • Javatars, javatars everywhere!!!

    Published: Oct 6, 2014

    As the Iris project is maturing, it was high time to expand the exclusive club of client APIs. As of today, the Java virtual machine family of languages will be joining the officially supported group of bindings, with Java and Scala being elevated to first class citizens of the Iris decentralized cloud messaging project. [Read article]
  • Version v0.3.0... shiny, stable APIs!

    Published: Aug 11, 2014

    A year has already passed since Iris made its debut, but it is still going strong. Today I'm happy to announce the general availability of version v0.3.0 of Iris, featuring a fully reworked relay protocol - and inherently - significantly matured and polished language binding libraries to go with it. [Read article]
  • Core concepts at dotScale

    Published: Jul 7, 2014

    This year's dotScale was an amazing event, and among the great speakers and presentations, Iris also gained the stage for a few minutes. It was a thrilling experience and hopefully you'll find a few valuable insights of the concepts and rationale behind the project. [Read article]
  • Iris v0.2.0 released!

    Published: March 31, 2014

    After a long wait, I am thrilled to announce the release of version 0.2.0 of the Iris cloud messaging system. It is a massive stability release, with over 80% of the code base cleaned up and rewritten, slowly but surely transitioning from a research project into a stable product. There is still plenty to do, but also already plenty to see. [Read article]
  • Iris at FOSDEM '14

    Published: February 3, 2014

    Showing off, Iris decentralized messaging @ FOSDEM '14: API demos, decentralized ray tracing on 386 cores and the first live service running on top of Iris and Google Compute Engine: RegionRank. Slides with all the juicy stuff "on-the-line", and in the playground. [Read article]
  • Iris, open sourced!

    Published: August 26, 2013

    After a few months of private development, Iris finally got ripe enough for an initial public preview. In addition to open sourcing the middleware, language bindings have also been made public for Go and Erlang, each bundled with its own live demo presentation. [Read article]