In his latest blog, Joe Ottinger discusses a neat technology preview known as the Elastic API, or more correctly, the Elastic Middleware Administration API.

"It's a way to deploy applications and data grids into a your cluster. Basically, you come up with an acceptable service level for your application, hand it to the Elastic API, and the cluster will assure you that your service levels are met."

It's an interesting way to maintain flexible service levels. Find out more on Joe's Blog.