Pinging Our App with Spring Boot Actuator

Learn how to use Spring Boot’s Actuator module to manage our application.

We finished stage one by deploying our application to production. Now it’s time for stage two, managing our application.

We’ll look into the various tools provided by Spring Boot’s Actuator module to help monitor our application.

Spring Boot Actuator

We’ve built a Spring Boot application. We crafted some web pages and rendered them using WebFlux. We introduced some Spring Data. Spring Boot’s DevTools sure did speed up the cycles to get that situated.

We also pushed that runnable JAR file to the server (or perhaps installed it from a thumb drive in our air-gapped server room). So, now what?

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