The Processing Unit
The Processing Unit 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. is the unit of packaging and deployment in the GigaSpaces platform. This section describes its directory structure, deployment descriptor, and SLA definition and configuration.
- Processing Unit Configuration - You can configure a processing unit to create embedded Spaces, connect to remote Spaces, and more.
- Processing Unit Components - You can creating user-defines components that execute user-defined code on the server side.
- Cluster Information - Information about the clustering topology, member ID and other related information can be provided to the Processing Unit instances at deployment time.