VMware GemFire® Reference

Reference documents VMware GemFire® properties, region attributes, the cache.xml file, cache memory requirements, and statistics.

  • gemfire.properties and gfsecurity.properties (VMware GemFire Properties)

    You use the gemfire.properties settings to join a cluster and configure cluster member behavior. Cluster members include applications, the cache server, the locator, and other VMware GemFire processes.

  • cache.xml

    Use the cache.xml file to set up general cache facilities and behavior and to create and initialize cached data regions. These sections document cache.xml requirements; provide hierarchical diagrams of <cache> and <client-cache>elements; and describe the function of each element.

  • Region Shortcuts

    This topic describes the various region shortcuts you can use to configure VMware GemFire regions.

  • Exceptions and System Failures

    Your application needs to catch certain classes to handle all the exceptions and system failures thrown by VMware GemFire®.

  • Memory Requirements for Cached Data

    VMware GemFire solutions architects need to estimate resource requirements for meeting application performance, scalability and availability goals.

  • VMware GemFire Statistics List

    This section describes the primary statistics gathered by VMware GemFire when statistics are enabled.