Administering Spaces and Services

When you first start working with GigaSpaces, you may want to deploy a sample SpaceClosed Where GigaSpaces data is stored. It is the logical cache that holds data objects in memory and might also hold them in layered in tiering. Data is hosted from multiple SoRs, consolidated as a unified data model. or service (Processing UnitClosed This is the unit of packaging and deployment in the GigaSpaces Data Grid, and is essentially the main GigaSpaces service. The Processing Unit (PU) itself is typically deployed onto the Service Grid. When a Processing Unit is deployed, a Processing Unit instance is the actual runtime entity.) in order to begin working with components and understanding how they behave and interact. Further along in the development cycle, or when moving to production, you may have to explore the environment in greater detail to perform fine-tuning of the system, or revise the cluster topology for better data management and performance. You can use the available administration tools to do the following:

  • Deploy Spaces and services (Processing Units)
  • View runtime and configuration information for various GigaSpaces components
  • View data and operational statistics
  • View network and transaction details
  • Perform advanced maintenance activities such as querying the data in the Space, taking a service down for maintenance (quiescing), or relocating a service


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