Chapter 24. The Infinispan CDI Module

Infinispan includes Context and Dependency Injection (CDI) in the infinispan-cdi module. The infinispan-cdi module offers:
  • Configuration and injection using the Cache API.
  • A bridge between the cache listeners and the CDI event system.
  • Partial support for the JCACHE caching annotations.

24.1. Using Infinispan CDI

24.1.1. Infinispan CDI Prerequisites

The following is a list of prerequisites to use the Infinispan CDI module with Red Hat JBoss Data Grid:
  • Ensure that the most recent version of the infinispan-cdi module is used.
  • Ensure that the correct dependency information is set.

24.1.2. Set the CDI Maven Dependency

The CDI module is included in the Infinispan jar for each deployment type, and no additional dependencies are required.
Library Mode

In Library mode the infinispan-embedded artifact contains the CDI module, and should be added as a dependency as seen in the below example:

<dependency>
    <groupId>org.infinispan</groupId>
    <artifactId>infinispan-embedded</artifactId>
    <version>${infinispan.version}</version>
</dependency>

Remote Client-Server Mode

In Remote Client-Server mode the infinispan-remote artifact contains the CDI module, and should be added as a dependency as seen in the below example:

<dependency>
    <groupId>org.infinispan</groupId>
    <artifactId>infinispan-remote</artifactId>
    <version>${infinispan.version}</version>
</dependency>