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Deploying Microservices with Spring Cloud Netflix on Nirmata (Part 2)

This is a republished post from the original work by Deen Aariff. Welcome back to this series of tutorials about how to deploy the Pet-Clinic Application on Nirmata! In Part 1, we managed to get the Pet-Clinic application running on our local machines. After that, we created a repository for each of our Docker Containers…

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Deploying Microservices with Spring Cloud Netflix on Nirmata (Part 1)

This is a republished post from the original work by Deen Aariff.   As a student of computer science, I love to work on small projects as a way of introducing myself to new technologies. Microservices, a trend with serious momentum in the software industry was a foreign topic to me, and I wanted a project that…

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How Microservices Drive Increased Customer Engagement

A microservices-style architecture breaks down an application from a single monolithic structure into smaller independent services. Each service handles a particular business function and can be deployed separately from the others. They’re connected via application programming interfaces (API). This structure allows developers to achieve outcomes that would be difficult or impossible with other types of…

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Microservices: Benefits and Challenges

Microservices architecture has become a common approach for enterprises to achieve agility and continuous delivery of applications to meet the growing demand of their users, as well as to gain a competitive advantage. Microservices are small, light, modular software programs, designed to fulfill one or a few purposes. They may be deployed independently, in small…

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Comparing Container Image Registries- DockerHub, Amazon EC2, and JFrog Artifactory

Choosing the right image registry that meets all your production requirements is critical to the success of any application development cycle. Any issues with your registry, and the entire development cycle gets disrupted! There are several open source and commercial options available for a container registry. In this post, I will provide a quick overview…

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Manage Containers in Under 5 Minutes!

Containerization — container-based virtualization and application containerization — dramatically increases the speed and efficiency of deploying and running cloud applications. But the delivery and management of cloud applications can be time-consuming and is sometimes tricky; both variables reduce the appeal of containerization. As a SaaS, Nirmata does the undifferentiated heavy lifting for you. Nirmata empowers…

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PaaS or Container Services: Which One Is Right for You?

For many years, Platform as a Service (PaaS) has been the model of choice for developers in the world of cloud computing. But container services are starting to gain more currency in the world of coding. While the two have coexisted for some time, experts are starting to see a shift toward container services as…

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Whitepaper: Optimizing Continuous Delivery of Software using Containers

In the past, implementing a continuous delivery (CD) workflow was a mark of innovation and efficiency for businesses – The DevOps revolution had been embraced, and digital transformation was at the forefront. But times have changed. Continuous delivery is no longer cutting-edge. It’s a must have for businesses seeking to stay competitive by keeping applications…

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ElasticSearch on EC2 Spot Instances: Improve Service and Reduce Costs!

ElasticSearch is a popular open source search server that is used for real-time distributed search and analysis of data. When using ElasticSearch for production systems, it should be deployed across multiple servers as a cluster, for the performance, resiliency, and scalability. However, if using public cloud to deploy ElasticSearch, multiple servers means significant additional costs….

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Selecting a Container Image Registry for Production Use

An image registry is a stateless, highly scalable server side application that stores and lets you distribute container images and therefore an absolute necessity to use containers. While getting started with a registry is fairly easy, you need to identify capabilities necessary to use a registry in production. After all, an image registry is a key…

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