I want to know what is the standard/preferred way of running Infinispan. I know there are three runtimes as given in the http://infinispan.org/docs/5.3.x/getting_started/getting_started.html#_runtimes
What is the most used or preferred runtime?
You can tell me based on the statistics of Infinispan users. If you can advise me based on the requirement, then our's is simple, Our applications will be on different server and we will have one centralized caching server to store cache of all those servers.
Actually that chapter needs to be revised, as it doesn't include either the server (which is its own runtime in a way) nor OSGi containers.
Anyway, there is no preference: use the method that most aligns with your environment / needs.