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Subject [11/15] incubator-geode git commit: GEODE-769 Update 3 issues in
Date Sat, 06 Feb 2016 18:07:40 GMT
GEODE-769  Update 3 issues in


Branch: refs/heads/develop
Commit: 90efd883853d8fb7a8f77259a6fe35e87a087db5
Parents: e5a7b9a
Author: Karen Miller <>
Authored: Thu Jan 7 15:53:50 2016 -0800
Committer: Anthony Baker <>
Committed: Wed Jan 27 10:56:19 2016 -0800

---------------------------------------------------------------------- | 6 ++++--
 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
diff --git a/ b/
index 6e08e79..e90b769 100755
--- a/
+++ b/
@@ -12,9 +12,10 @@ _Caches_ are an abstraction that describe a node in a Geode distributed
 Within each cache, you define data _regions_. Data regions are analogous to tables in a relational
database and manage data in a distributed fashion as name/value pairs. A _replicated_ region
stores identical copies of the data on each cache member of a distributed system. A _partitioned_
region spreads the data among cache members. After the system is configured, client applications
can access the distributed data in regions without knowledge of the underlying system architecture.
You can define listeners to receive notifications when data has changed, and you can define
expiration criteria to delete obsolete data in a region.
-_Locators_ provide both discovery and load balancing services. You configure clients with
a list of locator services and the locators maintain a dynamic list of member servers. By
default, Geode clients and servers use port 40404 and multicast to discover each other.
+_Locators_ provide clients with both discovery and server load balancing services. Clients
are configured with locator information, and the locators maintain a dynamic list of member
servers. The locators provide clients with connection information to a server. 
 Geode includes the following features:
 * Combines redundancy, replication, and a "shared nothing" persistence architecture to deliver
fail-safe reliability and performance.
 * Horizontally scalable to thousands of cache members, with multiple cache topologies to
meet different enterprise needs. The cache can be distributed across multiple computers.
 * Asynchronous and synchronous cache update propagation.
@@ -31,7 +32,8 @@ Geode includes the following features:
 # Geode in 5 minutes
-Extract and build from source (note: currently Geode supports jdk1.7.75):
+With JDK 1.8 or a more recent version installed, obtain the source archive. 
+Extract and build from source:
     $ cd geode
     $ ./gradlew build installDist

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