Developing REST Applications for VMware Tanzu GemFire

Developing REST Applications for VMware Tanzu GemFire provides background and instructions on how to program REST applications with VMware Tanzu GemFire. Tanzu GemFire REST APIs allow you to access region data, queries and functions in your Tanzu GemFire deployment in wide variety of programming languages.

Note: This documentation covers the v1 release of Tanzu GemFire REST APIs for developing applications.

  • Tanzu GemFire REST API Overview

    By using the Tanzu GemFire REST application interface, you can immediately access Tanzu GemFire’s data management capabilities in languages other than the natively supported Java language.

  • Prerequisites and Limitations for Writing REST Applications

    Before development, understand the prerequisites and limitations of the current REST implementation in Tanzu GemFire.

  • Setup and Configuration

    The VMware Tanzu GemFire developer REST interface runs as an embedded HTTP or HTTPS service (Jetty server) within a Tanzu GemFire data node.

  • Using the Swagger UI to Browse REST APIs

    VMware Tanzu GemFire Developer REST APIs are integrated with the Swagger™ framework. This framework provides a browser-based test client that allows you to visualize and try out Tanzu GemFire REST APIs.

  • Developing REST Applications

    This section provides guidelines on writing REST client applications for Tanzu GemFire.

  • Sample REST Applications

    This section provides examples that illustrate how multiple clients, both REST and native, can access the same Tanzu GemFire region data.

  • Troubleshooting and FAQ

    This section provides troubleshooting guidance and frequently asked questions about Tanzu GemFire Developer REST APIs.

  • VMware Tanzu GemFire REST API Reference

    This section summarizes all available VMware Tanzu GemFire REST API resources and endpoints.