Marshalling is the process of converting Java objects into a format that is transferable over the wire. Unmarshalling is the reversal of this process where data read from a wire format is converted into Java objects.
Red Hat JBoss Data Grid uses marshalling and unmarshalling to:
23.1. About Marshalling Framework
Red Hat JBoss Data Grid uses the JBoss Marshalling Framework to marshall and unmarshall Java POJO
s. Using the JBoss Marshalling Framework offers a significant performance benefit, and is therefore used instead of Java Serialization. Additionally, the JBoss Marshalling Framework can efficiently marshall Java POJO
s, including Java classes.
The Java Marshalling Framework uses high performance
java.io.ObjectInput implementations compared to the standard