This page describes an older version of the product. The latest stable version is 15.0.

The Space Interface


In this section we will show you how to create and configure a Space and how to interact with it with the Space API.


  • Overview
    A Space is a logical in-memory service, which can store entries of information.

  • Configuration
    Describes the Space URL and properties to configure a Space

  • Operations
    Describes the basic XAP API for interacting with the space

  • Change API
    This page covers the Change API, its usage and behavior.

  • Counters
    Real Time atomic counter using the XAP.change API

  • Notifications
    Space notifications

  • Transactions
    Describes transaction management when interacting with the space

  • Filters
    Space Filters are interceptors inside the GigaSpaces space engine.

  • Space mode context
    Allows you to load a Spring application context only when the Processing Unit or space is in primary mode, and unload it when the Processing Unit or space is in backup mode.

  • Lease Time
    Lease basics and explains how Leases can be managed.