In this chapter, you are going to learn how to deploy a Vert.x web application on a server, making it available on the Internet. You'll also learn how to set up deployment scripts that enable the continuous delivery of updated versions of your application.
Finally, we will discuss some of the basics of scaling the Vert.x platform to accommodate large amounts of traffic and data.
There are many ways to deploy Vert.x on different flavors of Unix and Windows, and it really doesn't require much more than installing Vert.x and routing HTTP and WebSocket traffic to it.
We will be walking through one deployment scenario, which has been shown to work well in the real world. It involves ...