AWS Service registry for resilient mid-tier load balancing and failover.
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codequality Build changes for nebula.netflixoss Jan 8, 2015
eureka-client-archaius2 made NonEc2EurekaClientModuleTest pass at an ec2 instance too Mar 27, 2017
eureka-client-jersey2 Scope governator dependencies to reflect actual usage Feb 3, 2017
eureka-client update a flaky test Jun 2, 2017
eureka-core-jersey2 Updates to jersey2 compatibility: Aug 24, 2016
eureka-core add more checks to test Jun 1, 2017
eureka-examples Add additional instructions in example README to set demo server configs May 27, 2016
eureka-resources/src/main/resources more fixes for karyon3 server Sep 21, 2015
eureka-server-governator add readme Mar 29, 2016
eureka-server update server build default props. Apr 18, 2016
eureka-test-utils Updates to jersey2 compatibility: Aug 24, 2016
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images "Gold bars adventure" Eureka logo Nov 27, 2012
.gitignore Improve test coverage for PeerAwareInstanceRegistry. Jul 13, 2016
.netflixoss Set jdk=1.8 in .netflixoss to get proper JDK in cloudbees jenkins job. Oct 5, 2015
.travis.yml Updated Bintray API key May 28, 2016 Needs a for ease of bintray project creation Jan 8, 2015
LICENSE Restructure into smaller files Apr 2, 2012
OSSMETADATA adding OSSMETADATA for NetflixOSS tracking Dec 11, 2015 Fix link rendering in Apr 21, 2017
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gradlew.bat Upgrade to Gradle 1.1. Aug 17, 2012 Travis conversion May 10, 2016
settings.gradle Support jersey2 for client/server Jul 20, 2016


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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

    • Fast rollback of versions in case of problems avoiding the re-launch of 100's of instances which could take a long time.
    • In rolling pushes, for avoiding propagation of a new version to all instances in case of problems.
  • 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 java8 because of some required libraries that are java8 (servo), but the source and target compatibility are still set to 1.7.


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