AWS Service registry for resilient mid-tier load balancing and failover.
Eureka is a REST (Representational State Transfer) based service that is primarily used in the AWS cloud for locating services for the purpose of load balancing and failover of middle-tier servers.
At Netflix, Eureka is used for the following purposes apart from playing a critical part in mid-tier load balancing.
For aiding Netflix Asgard - an open source service which makes cloud deployments easier, in
For our cassandra deployments to take instances out of traffic for maintenance.
For our memcached caching services to identify the list of nodes in the ring.
For carrying other additional application specific metadata about services for various other reasons.
The build requires
java8because of some required libraries that are
servo), but the source and target compatibility are still set to
1.7. Note that tags should be checked out to perform a build.
Please see wiki for detailed documentation.