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Packaging and Deployment



The processing unit is the unit of packaging and deployment in the GigaSpaces XAP platform. This section details the anatomy and details of the processing unit. It describes the various processing unit types, explains its directory structure, deployment descriptor, SLA attributes and how you can debug, run and deploy it on to the GigaSpaces XAP runtime environment.


  • Processing Unit overview
    This section describes its directory structure, deployment descriptor and SLA definition and configuration.

  • Deploying and running PU’s
    This section describes the various deployment options to debug and run your processing units.

  • Elastic Processing Unit
    Explains how to deploy and manage an Elastic Processing Unit (EPU)

  • Obtaining 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.