Pivotal GemFire can run in pure Java mode, meaning GemFire runs without the GemFire
Running in pure Java mode enables Pivotal GemFire to run with some functional differences on
unsupported platforms. Unsupported platforms include any platforms that are not
listed in Pivotal GemFire Supported Configurations
Running in pure Java mode should not be used for production environments without
consulting with Pivotal support first. In pure Java mode, distributed system members
still have access to GemFire's caching and distribution capabilities, but the
following features may be disabled:
- Operating system statistics.
Platform-specific machine and process statistics such as CPU usage and
- Access to the process ID. Only
affects log messages about the application. The process ID is set to "0"
(zero) in pure Java mode.