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In September 2021, Java 17 was released as the latest LTS (long-term support) replacing Java 11. Now the big question is “What is new in Java 17?” Java 17 has 14 JDK Enhancement Proposals (JEP) items. Out of those, there are 10 new features, 2 feature removals, and deprecation of 2 features. In this post, […]Continue reading

Distributed Microservices Systems typically comprise a large number of smaller services. These services communicate with each other to perform operations. In order to communicate, one service needs the address of the other service to call. However, service addresses are dynamic in modern microservices systems. For example, if a service is running on one IP and […]Continue reading

Apache Kafka is an open-source Message Bus that solves the problem of how microservices communicate with each other. Spring for Apache Kafka, also known as spring-kafka. It is a  project that applies core Spring concepts to Kafka-based messaging solutions. Spring-kafka provides templates as high-level abstractions to send and consume messages asynchronously. In this post, you […]Continue reading

Spring Retry provides the ability to automatically re-invoke a failed operation. This is helpful when errors may be transient in nature. For example, a momentary network glitch, network outage, server down, or deadlock. You can configure the spring-retry module using annotations. You can define the retry limits, fallback methods, etc. In this post, you will […]Continue reading

The Spring Boot CLI (Command Line Interface) is a command-line tool that you can use to run and test Spring Boot Applications from a Terminal. The CLI is one of the fastest ways to develop a Spring-based application. How does Spring Boot CLI work? It uses Spring Boot Starter and Spring Boot AutoConfigurate components to […]Continue reading

Spring Boot Actuator is a sub-project of the Spring Boot Framework. It uses HTTP endpoints to expose operational information about any running application. The main benefit of using this library is that we get health and monitoring metrics from production-ready applications. Moreover, the gathering of metrics, understanding traffic, or knowing the state of the database, […]Continue reading