Microservices with Spring Cloud

Microservices would have the following characteristics:

  • Rest/Graph QL API
  • Small deployment units
  • Cloud enabled (scaling and reliance)

Spring Cloud

Spring Cloud provides proven solutions for common problems when implementing microservices:

Configuration management

Spring Cloud Config Server and Spring Cloud Bus

Dynamic Scalling

Netflix Eureka – naming server

Netflix Ribbon – client load balancing

Spring Cloud Feing – rest client decorator

Visibility and monitoring

Zipkin – distributed tracing

Netflix Zuul – api gateway

Fault tolerance

Hystrix – latency and fault tolerance library

Architecture example