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Mastering Spring Cloud

By : Piotr Mińkowski
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Mastering Spring Cloud

By: Piotr Mińkowski

Overview of this book

Developing, deploying, and operating cloud applications should be as easy as local applications. This should be the governing principle behind any cloud platform, library, or tool. Spring Cloud–an open-source library–makes it easy to develop JVM applications for the cloud. In this book, you will be introduced to Spring Cloud and will master its features from the application developer's point of view. This book begins by introducing you to microservices for Spring and the available feature set in Spring Cloud. You will learn to configure the Spring Cloud server and run the Eureka server to enable service registration and discovery. Then you will learn about techniques related to load balancing and circuit breaking and utilize all features of the Feign client. The book now delves into advanced topics where you will learn to implement distributed tracing solutions for Spring Cloud and build message-driven microservice architectures. Before running an application on Docker container s, you will master testing and securing techniques with Spring Cloud.
Table of Contents (22 chapters)
Title Page
Copyright and Credits
Packt Upsell

Chapter 10. Additional Configuration and Discovery Features

We talked a great deal about service discovery and distributed configuration in Chapter 4, Service Discovery, and Chapter 5, Distributed Configuration with Spring Cloud Config. We discussed two solutions in detail. The first of them, Eureka, is provided by Netflix OSS and has been adopted by Spring Cloud for service discovery. The second was the Spring Cloud Config project dedicated only to a distributed configuration. However, there are some interesting solutions on the market effectively combining both of these features. Currently, Spring Cloud supports two of them:

  • Consul: This product is built by HashiCorp. It is a highly available, distributed solution designed to connect and configure applications across dynamic, distributed infrastructure. Consul is a rather complex product, and has multiple components, but its main functionality is discovering and configuring services across any infrastructure.
  • Zookeeper: This product is built...