GemFire Developer

Live Online & Classroom Certification Training

Pivotal Certified GemFire Developer course is a course is the one if you want to become a GemFire expert as it is a distributed data management platform and is designed for many diverse data management situations, but is especially useful for high-volume, latency-sensitive, mission-critical, transactional systems.

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Course Description


This course teaches students how to install, configure and monitor GemFire applications. This course will provide a survey of the various developer APIs and features necessary for effectively building both client side GemFire applications as well as server side applications and components that will be registered with the GemFire Distributed System. This course prepares students for the GemFire Developer certification exam.


At the end of the training, you should have an understanding of the following:

  • Understand the GemFire Client/Server architecture
  • Understand how to configure and use the client cache
  • Understand how to store and access objects in the cache
  • Understand additional features of GemFire, including querying, event handling and distributed function execution
  • Learn how to use the Spring GemFire framework for enhanced developer productivity
  • Learn different region storage strategies
  • Understand how to write and register functions and event handlers
  • Understand how to store data using different serialization APIs


Introduction to GemFire course

Course Curriculum

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  • Review of client/server architecture
  • Using the locator
  • Review of regions
  • Basic installation, configuration and server start/stop
  • Using the Locator
  • Introduction to gfsh
  • Starting and stoping services
  • Replicated regions
  • Cache Basics - Maps, Buckets and Regions
  • Partitioned regions
  • Partitioned region recovery
  • Client Cache and connection pools
  • Client region types
  • APIs for interacting with the cache
  • CRUD operations on the cache
  • Client-side transactions
  • Query Service and OQL introduction
  • OQL details
  • OQL advanced topics
  • Defining Indexes
  • Custom partitions
  • Fixed partitioning
  • Co-location
  • Disk stores
  • Object expiration
  • Object eviction
  • Resource manager
  • GemFire Event Framework
  • Types of Events
  • Implementing DataLoader
  • Implementing CacheWriter
  • Implementing CacheListener
  • Implementing AcynchCasheListener
  • Registering events
  • Client Side event architecture
  • Registering interest
  • Implementing a CacheListener
  • Using Continuous Queries
  • Java Serialization
  • Data Serializable
  • PDX Serialization
  • GemFire Transaction features
  • Transactions in Replicated regions
  • Transactions in Partitioned regions
  • Transaction API
  • Transaciton Events
  • Functions Review and Service Overview
  • Function APIs
  • Registering functions
  • Function Execution overview
  • Functions Review
  • Distributed execution
  • Function Execution Patterns
  • Customizing the ResultCollector
  • HA Functions
  • Spring Data overview
  • Spring Data GemFire overview
  • Configuring the client cache
  • GemFire Template
  • Repositories and domain object annotations


SpringPeople works with top industry experts to identify the leading certification bodies on different technologies - which are well respected in the industry and globally accepted as clear evidence of a professional’s “proven” expertise in the technology. As such, these certification are a high value-add to the CVs and can give a massive boost to professionals in their career/professional growth.

Our certification courses are fully aligned to these high-profile certification exams; at the end of the course, participants will have detailed knowledge, be eligible and be fully ready take up these certification exams and pass with flying colours.


The GemFire Developer Certification Exam is designed to test and validate your proficiency with GemFire Development in the following areas:

  • Client/Server architecture
  • Client Cache configuration and use
  • Querying and event handling
  • Distributed function execution
  • Region storage strategies
  • Spring GemFire framework for enhanced developer productivity
  • Data storage using different serialization APIs
  • Server side network architecture


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This class is intended for participants with some prior exposure to the technology and are now looking to build up their expertise on the topic.

On successful completion of the course, participants will be eligible to sit of the related certification exam (see course overview). All participants receive a course completion certificate, demonstrating their expertise on the subject.

Total duration of the online, live instructor led sessions. Sessions are typically delivered as short lectures (2-hrs weekdays/3-hrs weekends) and detailed hands-on guidance.

Expected offline lab work hours that participants will need to complete and submit to the trainer, during and after the instructor-led online sessions.

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