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Marten DeinumSpring Boot 2 Recipeshttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-3963-6_10

10. Spring Boot Actuator

Marten Deinum1 
Meppel, Drenthe, The Netherlands

When developing an application, you also want to be able to monitor the behavior of the application. Spring Boot makes it very easy to enable that by introducing Spring Boot Actuator. Spring Boot actuator exposes health and metrics from the application to interested parties. This can be over JMX, HTTP, or exported to an external system.

The health endpoints tell something about the health of your application and/or the system it is running on. It will detect if the database is up, report the diskspace, etc. The metrics endpoints expose usage and performance statistics like ...

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