Managing Tanzu GemFire

Managing Tanzu GemFire describes how to plan and implement tasks associated with managing, monitoring, and troubleshooting VMware Tanzu GemFire.

  • Tanzu GemFire Management and Monitoring

    Tanzu GemFire provides APIs and tools for managing your distributed system and monitoring the health of your distributed system members.

  • Managing Heap and Off-heap Memory

    By default, Tanzu GemFire uses the JVM heap. Tanzu GemFire also offers an option to store data off heap. This section describes how to manage heap and off-heap memory to best support your application.

  • Disk Storage

    With Tanzu GemFire disk stores, you can persist data to disk as a backup to your in-memory copy and overflow data to disk when memory use gets too high.

  • Cache and Region Snapshots

    Snapshots allow you to save region data and reload it later. A typical use case is loading data from one environment into another, such as capturing data from a production system and moving it into a smaller QA or development system.

  • Region Compression

    This section describes region compression, its benefits and usage.

  • Network Partitioning

    Tanzu GemFire architecture and management features help detect and resolve network partition problems.

  • Security

    The security framework establishes trust by authenticating components and members upon connection. It facilitates the authorization of operations.

  • Performance Tuning and Configuration

    A collection of tools and controls allow you to monitor and adjust Tanzu GemFire performance.

  • Logging

    Comprehensive logging messages help you confirm system configuration and debug problems in configuration and code.

  • Statistics

    Every application and server in a distributed system can access statistical data about Tanzu GemFire operations. You can configure the gathering of statistics by using the alter runtime command of gfsh or in the gemfire.properties file to facilitate system analysis and troubleshooting.

  • Troubleshooting and System Recovery

    This section provides strategies for handling common errors and failure situations.