Spring

Data transformation with Spring Cloud Stream

April 4, 2018

Spring Cloud Stream 2.0 comes with a more consistent and simplified message transformation support. In this blog post we look into how we can convert a message in XML format received on a channel to JSON and send it to another channel to be consumed by further message handlers.

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Trigger a Spring Batch job with a JMS message

September 29, 2017

Creating a batch-driven solution is pretty easy with Spring Batch. There is an excellent getting started guide on spring.io website, which explains the basics and provides example code how to start a batch job on application startup. However, batch jobs are typically executed as a result of an event. In this blog post, we are going to look how to trigger a Spring Batch job with a JMS message.

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Spring microservices monitoring: /metrics endpoint and ELK, Part II: Improvements

June 29, 2017

As we saw in the first part of this series, it is essential necessary to monitor the health of our microservices, and to improve the tool we developed which helps us get metrics and forward them to an Elasticsearch instance. In this chapter we will pursue the question of how can we improve the processing of the result of the metrics endpoint?

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