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What is Baker Street?

Baker Street is an HAProxy-based client side load balancer that simplifies scaling, testing, and upgrading microservices.

What is Consul?

Consul is a tool for service discovery and configuration. Consul is distributed, highly available, and extremely scalable.

What is SkyDNS?

SkyDNS is a distributed service for announcement and discovery of services. It leverages Raft for high-availability and consensus, and utilizes DNS queries to discover available services. This is done by leveraging SRV records in DNS, with special meaning given to subdomains, priorities and weights (more info here:
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                What are some alternatives to Baker Street, Consul, and SkyDNS?
                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.
                etcd is a distributed key value store that provides a reliable way to store data across a cluster of machines. It’s open-source and available on GitHub. etcd gracefully handles master elections during network partitions and will tolerate machine failure, including the master.
                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.
                The main goal of this project is to provide simple and robust facilities for loadbalancing and high-availability to Linux system and Linux based infrastructures.
                Serf is a service discovery and orchestration tool that is decentralized, highly available, and fault tolerant. Serf runs on every major platform: Linux, Mac OS X, and Windows. It is extremely lightweight: it uses 5 to 10 MB of resident memory and primarily communicates using infrequent UDP messages.
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                Chris Hartwig uses ConsulConsul

                All our services use Consul for discovery, configuration and cluster management (auto scaling, health monitoring, dynamic reconfiguration, leader elections)

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                Tom Staijen uses ConsulConsul

                Discovery service. Some configuration is stored in consul.

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                Robert Hao uses ConsulConsul

                I used Consul as config center & service discoverer.

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                Ismael Arenzana uses ConsulConsul

                How else do you discover microservices? ;)

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                exana uses ConsulConsul

                For service discovery.

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