Tag : redis

Demo of a manual failover of redis cluster atop of consul/confd

The animated gif* demo below shows: observe a master node failure (consul health checks) promote a slave to become master configure other slaves to the new master configure the original master to become a slave (if it ever awakens/returns to the cluster) And all without touching my configuration management tool (which is BOSH in this

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Services upgrading their own DNS

This article is a continuation of investigations into service discovery, which started 3 days earlier with The world’s quickest demonstration of consul. One side of DNS is the ability for clients to find backend services/web apps without knowing implementation details: the IP addresses of host machines. The flipside is equally important: the ability for the

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World’s quickest demo of consul

"What is service discovery?" and "Should I investigate consul?" are questions for another day. Today is the day for the world’s quickest demonstration* of advertising a master-slave-slave redis cluster across consul. *No effort was made to verify this claim. Step-by-step: It shows a running cluster of consul servers Sadly, there is no redis service available.

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