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12.2.5. Second-Level Caches
22.214.171.124. About Second-Level Caches
A second-level cache is a local data store that holds information persisted outside the application session. The cache is managed by the persistence provider, improving run-time by keeping the data separate from the application.
JBoss EAP 6 supports caching for the following purposes:
- Web Session Clustering
- Stateful Session Bean Clustering
- SSO Clustering
- Hibernate Second Level Cache
Each cache container defines a "repl" and a "dist" cache. These caches should not be used directly by user applications.