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Eureka

AWS Service registry for resilient mid-tier load balancing and failover.
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What is Eureka?

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.
Eureka is a tool in the Open Source Service Discovery category of a tech stack.
Eureka is an open source tool with 12.3K GitHub stars and 3.7K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Eureka's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Eureka?

Companies
19 companies reportedly use Eureka in their tech stacks, including wadiz, Swingvy, and Hudl Web Stack.

Developers
261 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Eureka.

Eureka Integrations

Pros of Eureka
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Easy setup and integration with spring-cloud
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Web ui
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Monitoring
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Health checking
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Circuit breaker
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Netflix battle tested components
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Service discovery
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Open Source

Eureka Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Eureka?
Consul
Consul is a tool for service discovery and configuration. Consul is distributed, highly available, and extremely scalable.
Zuul
It is the front door for all requests from devices and websites to the backend of the Netflix streaming application. As an edge service application, It is built to enable dynamic routing, monitoring, resiliency, and security. Routing is an integral part of a microservice architecture.
Zookeeper
A centralized service for maintaining configuration information, naming, providing distributed synchronization, and providing group services. All of these kinds of services are used in some form or another by distributed applications.
JavaScript
JavaScript is most known as the scripting language for Web pages, but used in many non-browser environments as well such as node.js or Apache CouchDB. It is a prototype-based, multi-paradigm scripting language that is dynamic,and supports object-oriented, imperative, and functional programming styles.
Git
Git is a free and open source distributed version control system designed to handle everything from small to very large projects with speed and efficiency.
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Eureka's Followers
779 developers follow Eureka to keep up with related blogs and decisions.