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TypeScript Microservices by Parth Ghiya

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Key points for Consul

After completing the exercise on Consul, let's now summarize the key points for Consul:

  1. Consul works on the gossip protocol (tell everyone who is alive and has been in constant touch with others) to form dynamic clusters.
  2. It has an inbuilt key-value store that not only stores data, but is also used to register watches, which can be used for a number of tasks, such as notifying others about data changes, running different health checks, and some custom commands depending on use cases.
  3. Service discovery is embedded, so we do not need any third-party tools. It has inbuilt features such as health checks, watches, and so on.

It has out-of-the-box support for multiple data centers, and the gossip protocol works across all ...

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