Apache Geode CHANGELOG

Managing Heap and Off-heap Memory

By default, Apache Geode uses the JVM heap. Apache Geode also offers an option to store data off heap. This section describes how to manage heap and off-heap memory to best support your application.

  • Heap memory management

    Tips to optimize your application’s performance by tuning the way Apache Geode uses the JVM heap.

  • Off-heap memory management

    How to configure Geode to store region values in off-heap memory, which is memory within the JVM that is not subject to Java garbage collection.

  • Locking memory

    How to prevent the operating system from paging out heap or off-heap memory.