Service Discovery in Container Orchestration Frameworks
Service registration, discovery and horizontal scalability are key operational requirements of a microservice architecture.Each service needs to replicate. A standard mechanism by which services can easily scale up and down based upon metadata is important. The exact address of a service may not be known until the service is deployed and ready to be used. The dynamic nature of a service’s endpoint address is handled by service registration, discovery and a load balancer. This is all the more important in a containerized world where each container is like a cattle.Docker, Kubernetes, DC/OS and ECS are commonly used container orchestration platforms. They all have built-in support for service discovery and scalability. This talk will explain how this requirement of microservices are met in these orchestration frameworks. Specifically, configuration files for a Java application talking to a database will be shown for different frameworks.
Arun Gupta is a Principal Open Source Technologist at Amazon Web Services. He has built and led developer communities for 12+ years at Sun, Oracle, Red Hat and Couchbase. He has deep expertise in leading cross-functional teams to develop and execute strategy, planning and execution of content, marketing campaigns, and programs. Prior to that he led engineering teams at Sun and is a founding member of the Java EE team. He has extensive speaking experience in more than 40 countries on myriad topics and is a JavaOne Rock Star for four years in a row. Gupta also founded the Devoxx4Kids chapter in the US and continues to promote technology education among children. A prolific blogger, author of several books, an avid runner, a globe trotter, a Docker Captain, a Java Champion, a JUG leader, NetBeans Dream Team member, he is easily accessible at @arungupta.
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