VMware GemFire for Tanzu Application Service is a high-performance, high-availability caching layer for VMware Tanzu Application Service for VMs (TAS for VMs). GemFire for TAS offers an in-memory key-value store. It delivers low-latency responses to a large number of concurrent data-access requests.

GemFire for TAS provides a service broker to create in-memory data clusters on demand. These clusters are dedicated to the TAS for VMs space and tuned for specific use cases defined by your service plan. Service operators can create multiple plans to support different use cases.

GemFire for TAS uses VMware GemFire. See VMware GemFire API Documentation for links to the API for client access to data objects within VMware GemFire. GemFire for TAS supports writing JavaScript apps with the Node.js Client for VMware GemFire®

This documentation performs the following functions:

  • Describes the features and architecture of GemFire for TAS
  • Provides the VMware Tanzu Application Service for VMs operator with instructions for installing, configuring, and maintaining GemFire for TAS
  • Provides app developers instructions for choosing a service plan and creating and deleting GemFire for TAS service instances
  • Provides app developers instructions for binding apps
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