Pivotal GemFire Reference

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

  • gemfire.properties and gfsecurity.properties (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 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 GemFire regions.

  • Exceptions and System Failures

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

  • Memory Requirements for Cached Data

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

  • GemFire Statistics List

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