Vagrant, Amazon EC2, Docker and Microservices pt4.

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The Microservice For this tutorial I’m going to use a spring boot application that will help us prove the concepts behind this tutorial. There are loads of microservice frameworks to chose from, but for this tutorial we will use Spring Boot. Maybe in the future I will look at trying out some other popular frameworks. Links to the Spring guide are given at the bottom of this tutorial. At this point we could cheat and do everything in Gradle.

Vagrant, Amazon EC2, Docker and Microservices pt3.

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Part 3 - a bit of back pedaling After thinking about the ‘hack’ I put in to get Puppet installed on the box before I could use it, I felt a little dirty, and decided that maybe Puppet wasn’t the best decision after-all. So, the problem is that I need an agent installed before I can provision my box, but I’m trying to automate the provisioning - catch 22. Here’s where Ansible has really stepped up.