For those who use Spring-Boot or even better JHipster as based stack for their Java Enterprise Application, you are probably familiar with Spring-Boot « health » endpoint within Actuator project.
As introduction, you can read my post a year ago about AWS EC2 backup ecosystem and needs
EC2Backuper is a multi-platform (Java based with bat and shell launchers) which goal is to
This weekend a friend of mine, owner of a web site dev-hosting company told me about cPanel regular emails alerts regarding recurrent SSH failed login attempts on one of his customers servers from few IPs located in 3 countries.
He asked me about a way to block certain countries via iptables. I wrote something that did the trick Lire la suite
I found this article very interesting in my readings. Plus i was not aware about those tools:
These tools are about getting aware of errors occurring inside your app at runtime.
Some good tools to consider at devtime (based on static code analysis) are:
Both plugins for Eclipse
In this post (https://zoumana.wordpress.com/2014/06/16/zero-downtime-deploiement-sur-tomcat7/), i talked about the Zero Downtime deployment feature inside tomcat 7 and later.
To summary this was about deploying a newer version of the same app within the same tomcat container keeping the previous WAR serving the HTTP requests until the new version is successfully deployed to take over the next users’ requests.
Today the target is the same: avoiding to take an application off-line during an upgrade for the happiness of end users 🙂 but through one of Amazon Web Services feature: Elastic Load Balancer! Lire la suite