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JBoss AS 7 Configuration, Deployment, and Administration by Francesco Marchioni

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Configuring the Infinispan subsystem

One of the requisites of a cluster is that data is synchronized across its members so that, in case of failure of a node, the application and its session can continue on other members of the cluster, also known as High Availability. Like JBoss AS 6, the new AS 7 uses Infinispan as the distributed caching solution behind its clustering functionality. The Infinispan API replaces the earlier JBoss Cache library and can be either used as standalone data-grid platform (using its native implementation), or it can be embedded into the application server.

As we are interested in the latter option, we will quickly have a look at its configuration, which is contained within the main standalone-ha.xml/domain.xml configuration ...

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