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Node types for Pega Cloud Services environments


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Pega Cloud Services assigns node types during provisioning. You can associate these node types with resources in order to optimize performance.

Pega-provided node types

You can associate the following node types with resources to segregate work in your Pega application:

  • BackgroundProcessing - Performs background utility processing
  • BIX - Performs Business Intelligence Exchange (BIX) data extractions for Pega Cloud Services clients
  • Search - Performs search indexing using Elasticsearch
  • Stream - Performs Kafka-based stream processing for Queue Processors in any Pega application, as well as for Pega Customer Decision Hub and Pega DSM subscriptions
  • WebUser - Performs web application processing
  • RunOnAllNodes - Associate this node type option with a work resource when you want it to run on all the node types

Additional node type consideration:

Decision Strategy Manager node types

In Pega Decision Strategy Manager (DSM), you can use the following Pega-provided node types to further segregate DSM-related work in your Pega application:

  • ADM - Runs the Adaptive Decision Manager (ADM) service
  • Batch - Runs DSM background processes
  • DDS - Runs the Decision Data Store (DDS) service for Cassandra-related data processing
  • RealTime - Runs realtime processes such as processing user requests in the context of DSM
  • RTDG - Runs the Real Time Data Grid (RTDG) service
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