What's New


This page lists the main new features in XAP 10.1 (Java and .Net editions). It’s not an exhaustive list of all new features. For a full change log for 10.1 please refer to the new features and fixed issues pages.

Metrics

XAP provides a framework for collecting and reporting metrics from the distributed runtime environment into a metric repository of your choice, which can then be analysed and used to identity trends in the system behaviour.

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Sequence number

A sequence number (like a data-base sequence-number/autoincrement column) is a property that is given a unique incrementing value when the entry is written to the Space

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REST API

The REST service is a Processing Unit that once it is deployed it starts an embedded jetty server along with a REST service allowing interactions with the Space via the REST API.

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Deploy REST API via CLI

XAP provides an interactive command line tool as part of the product.

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Support for Java 8

The Space API supports the following new Java classes

  • java.time.LocalDate;
  • java.time.LocalDateTime;
  • java.time.LocalTime;
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New Space Iterator

The new Space iterator which is intended to replace the old GSIterator starting 10.1.

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Off Heap Blobstore

XAP is using MapDB, an embedded database engine which provides concurrent Maps, Sets and Queues backed by disk storage or off-heap memory.

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Quiesce Mode

Provides the ability to set an XAP processing unit into quiesce mode (maintenance mode).

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Web Management Console

New and improved Web Management Console

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Third Party library updates

Hibernate 4.1 support

This release supports the Hibernate framework 4.1

Spring 4.1 support

This release supports the Spring framework 4.1