Anatomy of a Bug - Part II

In my last posting, I wrote about a Zuul service becoming unresponsive due to the death of a Log4J thread. Here, I will continue our discussion and try to arrive at a resolution to prevent the reoccurrence of the bug in the future.

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Anatomy of a Bug - Part I

Recently, I came across a production issue where a Zuul (Spring Cloud Brixton.SR3) edge service became unresponsive to HTTP requests. Even the health REST endpoint, which provides basic health information, of the affected service failed to respond. The Eureka registry service also advertised the unresponsive service as up. It was a Spring Boot (1.3.4.RELEASE) application with an embedded Jetty (9.3.0.v20150612 ) web container running on Red Hat Linux VM with Oracle JVM (1.8.0_31).

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Revisting Swagger

Lately, I am getting a few 'how to do' inquiries on my last Swagger posting. Most questions involve either renaming or sorting REST controllers. I also ran into a few interesting Swagger challenges in the last couple of months. Now that it has been over a year since my lasting posting on Swagger, it is a good time to revisit the subject.

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What is Docker?

Over the past one year, I posted a couple of blogs on Docker. I am not fully convinced that I have fully grasped or explained what Docker is. This is another attempt to fully understand and explain the basic concepts of Docker and the evolution of virtualization.

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