Use peer-to-peer configuration to set member discovery and communication within a
single distributed system.
Configuring Peer-to-Peer Discovery
By default, Pivotal GemFire uses multicast for peer discovery. You can change the configuration to separate distributed systems and provide greater flexibility in member discovery.
Configuring Peer Communication
By default Pivotal GemFire uses TCP for communication between members of a single distributed system. You can modify this at the member and region levels.
Organizing Peers into Logical Member Groups
In a peer-to-peer configuration, you can organize members into logical member groups and use those groups to associate specific data or assign tasks to a pre-defined set of members.