Getting Started with GigaSpaces Smart Cache — Part 3, Import a Database

This topic is a hands/on introduction to GigaSpaces Smart Cache. It is designed to give you a quick, easy introduction to the GigaSpaces system.

This introduction consists of four parts:

  • Part 1 — Setting the Environment — Prepare a database that will be imported into GigaSpaces. In these examples, we will use data from the PostgreSQL database.

  • Part 2 — Launch Ops Manager — Run and view the GigaSpaces user interface.

  • 4 Part 3 — Import a Database (this topic) — Bring data from the PostgreSQL database into the GigaSpaces in-memory data grid, and run some SQL operations.

  • Part 4 — Convert a Program — Explore the tools to convert a Java program from JDBC access to the GigaSpaces Java API.

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The following steps will show you how to copy data from the PostgreSQL database into the GigaSpaces in-memory data grid. You will also see the resulting GigaSpace service and Space, and will be able to perform SQL operations on the data.

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1. Connect to the Database 2. Deploy GigaSpaces 3. View the Services
4. View the Spaces 5. View the Object Types 6. Perform SQL Operations on the Object Data

 

What's Next?

In Part 4 — Convert a Program, we explain how to convert a Java program from JDBC access to GigaSpaces.

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