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INSTALLING CONSUL ON UBUNTU

Consul is a service discovery solution that also provides failure detection, Key/Value pair storage, and is datacenter aware out-of-the-box. I use it in a lot of projects over older solutions like Zookeeper because it is much more robust in my humble opinion. In this post we will walk through installing a basic Consul cluster using […]

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CONSUL QUICKSTARK BOOK RELEASED

This book is a short, “to the point”, hands-on introduction to using Consul. You will learn how to do service discovery, cluster management, and key/value storage using Consul. If you are looking to get started with Consul as quickly as possible then this book is for you. Now available on Amazon eBook or Paperback: Kindle […]

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DEPLOYING A CONSUL CLUSTER USING TERRAFORM AND PUPPET

After reading The DevOps Handbook it became obvious that the current trend in IT is defining your infrastructure as code. This gives you infrastructure that you can build and destroy at will. In this article we define a consul cluster in code using Hashicorp’s Terraform. Cluster Design Terraform is great at provisioning your infrastructure but leaves the […]

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