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Welcome to the Terracotta Product Documentation


  • Cross Language Client Support: access to BigMemory data from multiple client platforms (Java, .NET/C# and C++)

  • Multi-data center support: WAN data replication to keep data in sync across regions while offering support for disaster recovery

  • Support for extended hybrid storage: leverages SSD & Flash technologies in addition to DRAM

  • Search and BigMemory SQL: Flexible, performant search and support for SQL to query in-memory data

  • High Availability: Full fault-tolerance and Fast Restartable Store™ technology delivers 99.999% uptime

  • Cost-effective scaling: 10-100x more data on a single server (versus classic P2P in-memory grids like Oracle Coherence) delivers cost-effective scaling - 1000x faster than disk

  • Management: Terracotta Management Console™ provides a customizable Web dashboard for advanced monitoring and administration of Terracotta deployments

  • Seamless Data Upgrade for Customers: From version 4.1 onwards, data is preserved on upgrade when persistence is enabled

  • Configurable consistency keeps data in synch across your array

  • Ehcache interface (most widely used get/put API) means no need to rip up code

Features Not Included in the Open Source edition of Terracotta Server

  • Terracotta Management Server (TMS) - though REST interfaces are available for monitoring and management
  • Terracotta Management Console (TMC)
  • Distributed search functionality
  • Fast Restartable Store (FRS)
  • Hybrid Store
  • Security (Authentication, Authorization)
  • Multi-stripe server array support

Current Product Documentation

BigMemory Max 4.3 HTML PDF
BigMemory Go 4.3 HTML PDF
Quartz Scheduler 2.2 HTML PDF
Web Sessions 4.3 HTML PDF
Universal Messaging HTML

Previous Releases

Terracotta 4.2
Terracotta 4.1
Terracotta 4.0
Terracotta 3.7.4 and later
Terracotta 3.7.0 to 3.7.3

Other Documents

Platform and Release Compatibility Tables
Ehcache Javadoc
Terracotta Toolkit Javadoc
Legal Notices

If you don’t find what you’re looking for in the docs, post a question to the Terracotta support forums.