How to customize the embedded Tomcat

We started several time ago a series of posts that show step by step how to build a microservice using Java platform and to run it in AWS Beanstalk. The microservice runs using an embedded version of the Tomcat web server. In this post, we’ll continue with a new topic about how to improve availability […]

Make your “Hello World” service production ready

Starting from the prototype presented in a the previous post, you enhanced it with all the business logic your service requires, you tested it and now it is ready to reach production in order to serve requests. If you have reached that point, you probably wonder what else to do before deploying it. There are […]

Enhance your RESTful service with Swagger UI

In the previous post we described how to build a very simple RESTful service – basically a Java application built to be run inside a Beanstalk application. We promised you that we’ll come with several tips to make your service configurable and resilient and to help you during the development. Today we are going to […]

Create a basic “Hello World” RESTful service and run it in Elastic Beanstalk

A simple Google search reveals tons of articles trying to explain the concepts, the advantages and the migration process from a monolithic to a distributed architecture based on microservices, so we’ll assume you are already familiar with these aspects and we’ll skip this part. This blog post is focused on how to create a very […]