This page describes an older version of the product. The latest stable version is 16.4.

The Processing Unit

The Processing Unit is the unit of packaging and deployment in the GigaSpaces XAP platform. This section describes its directory structure, deployment descriptor and SLA definition and configuration.

Processing Unit Configuration
Configuring processing units to create embedded spaces, connect to remote spaces, and more.

Processing Unit Components
Creating processing unit components to execute user-defined code at the server side.

Cluster Information
Obtaining information about the clustering topology, member id and other cluster related information can be useful in many cases. Cluster information can be provided to the processing unit instances at deployment time.