Monitoring microservices with Spring Boot admin

Spring Boot admin is an application that facilitates monitoring and managing of Spring Boot applications. The latest version of the Spring Boot admin application is not yet compatible with Spring 2.0.0. For the purpose of examples showcased in this section, we have used the Spring Boot 1.5.11 snapshot. The Spring Boot admin version is 1.5.4.

The Spring Boot client applications register themselves with the Spring Boot admin application via HTTP. It is also possible that admin applications discover client applications using the Spring Cloud Eureka discovery service. The Spring Boot admin user interface is built in AngularJS over Actuator endpoints.

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