Chapter 1. Introduction to the Data Grid Image

Red Hat JBoss Data Grid is available as a containerized xPaaS image that is designed for use with OpenShift. This image provides an in-memory distributed database so that developers can quickly access large amounts of data in a hybrid environment.

Important

There are significant differences in supported configurations and functionality in the JBoss Data Grid xPaaS image compared to the full, non-PaaS release of JBoss Data Grid.

This topic details the differences between the JBoss Data Grid xPaaS image and the full, non-PaaS release of JBoss Data Grid, and provides instructions specific to running and configuring the JBoss Data Grid xPaaS image. Documentation for other JBoss Data Grid functionality not specific to the JBoss Data Grid xPaaS image can be found in the JBoss Data Grid documentation on the Red Hat Customer Portal.