Learn how to configure the health endpoint.
- [Narrator] Now we're gonna talk about the…Endpoint that I have used the most.…Especially when building a distributed system with…multiple deployments across many different data centers.…And this is the Health Endpoint.…This single Endpoint can be used in traditional…Big Iron deployments, virtualized machines,…or even container deployments to evaluate the readiness…and liveliness of your application.…This should be your one-stop shop for evaluating…if your application is available.…
So with our application up and running,…go ahead and start up if you need to.…And let's navigate to local host…8080 slash actuator slash health.…If you're prompted to login, go ahead and do so.…You'll notice we have a very simple status of just up.…Now for most processes, that is sufficient.…In Readiness or Liveness Probe in Kubernetes, for instance,…or a ping page, for other monitoring systems,…can simply look for that up in a response body.…
In reality, however, this is a culmination of several checks…and I'm gonna prove that to you.…
AuthorFrank P Moley III
- Creating a Spring Boot application
- Configuring a Spring Boot app
- Leveraging profiles
- Packaging and running Spring Boot web apps
- Building a command-line application
- Using Spring Boot starters: Spring Data, Spring Security, and more
- Extending Spring Boot
- Using Spring Boot Actuator to monitor app health and other metrics
Skill Level Intermediate
What you need to know4m 14s
1. Boot Camp
2. Web Applications with Spring Boot
3. Command-Line Applications with Spring Boot
4. Using Spring Boot Starters
5. Extending Spring Boot
6. Extending Actuator
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