Administration guide > Configure the deployment environment

Configure data grids

Use an ObjectGrid descriptor XML file to configure data grids, backing maps, plug-ins, and so on.

For a distributed topology, you need an ObjectGrid descriptor XML file and a deployment policy XML file.


  1. Configure local deployments
  2. Configure evictors
  3. Plug-ins for indexing data
  4. Configure a locking strategy
  5. Configure loaders
  6. Configure write-behind loader support
  7. Configure peer-to-peer replication with JMS
  8. ObjectGrid descriptor XML file
  9. objectGrid.xsd file

Parent topic:

Configure the deployment environment

Related concepts

Configure clients
Configure cache integration
Java object caching concepts
Interacting with an ObjectGrid using the ObjectGridManager
Cache objects with no relationships involved (ObjectMap API)
Cache objects and their relationships (EntityManager API)

Related tasks

Configure deployment policies
Configure catalog and container servers
Configure ports
Configure Object Request Brokers
Configure entities
Configure Spring integration
Configure the REST data service
Connect to a distributed ObjectGrid
ObjectQuery tutorial


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