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

Product structure

XAP .NET comes as a standalone product, that includes the following basic artifacts:

Product Directory Structure

The default product location is C:\GigaSpaces\XAP.NET {Version} {Platform} (For example: C:\GigaSpaces\XAP.NET 8.0.6 x86). This convention supports side-by-side installation of different versions and platforms (x86, x64) of XAP.NET.

The product directory structure as follows (see Figure 1):

  • NET v2.0.50727 – Contains XAP.NET for .NET 2.0

    • Bin – Contains binaries (Executables and dll files) of the product.
      • GigaSpaces.Core.dll – Main XAP.NET library. All XAP.NET applications reference this assembly.
      • Gs-ui.exe – GigaSpaces Management Center.
      • Gs-Agent.exe, Gsm.exe, Gsc.exe - Service Grid executables.
      • ServicesManager.exe - GigaSpaces Services Manager.
    • Config – Contains configuration files.
      • Settings.xml - Main product settings file.
    • Deploy – Default location of Processing Units for Service Grid.
    • Docs – Contains the documentation .chm files.
    • Examples – Contains examples demonstrating usage and features of XAP.NET.
    • Practices – Contains the product practices.
  • NET v4.0.30319 – Contains XAP.NET for .NET 4.0 (Same structure as NET v2.0.50727)

  • Runtime – Contains the Java part of the product as well as an embedded Java installation.

XapNetProductStructure_806.jpg Figure 1. product directory structure

Start Menu Links

The installer creates useful shortcuts in the start menu.

XapNetStartMenu_806.jpg Figure 2. Shortcuts added to the Start Menu