Chapter 9. Managing Deployments with ConductR

As you start to scale out your applications using technologies such as clustering to gain horizontal scalability, you will solve one problem but you will end up creating another. You solve the problem of scalability and high availability by having multiple instances of services and applications running throughout your server nodes. But, in doing so, you create the new problem of having to deploy, manage, and monitor these applications and services across your multiple nodes. You will also need your loosely coupled HTTP-based services to be able to find each other, no matter where they are deployed across your cluster.

Lightbend's ConductR is a tool geared at solving these new problems that crop up when ...

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