Wednesday, October 31, 2012

[WSO2] Deployment Synchronizer for Artifact Synchronization Between the WSO2 Cluster Nodes - Webinar slides

I and Pradeep did a webinar on Deployment Synchronizer feature of WSO2 products with focus on practical aspects with a demonstration on setting up a minimal wso2 cluster setup w/ Deployment Synchronizer enabled. This covers most of the details that are needed to know on this subject. I did the Demonstration while Pradeep Fernando covered the technical aspects.

You can view the slides from below.

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The abstract goes as -

Setting up a cluster is important when developing enterprise software and deploying them in production environments. Distributing deployment artifacts & related metadata to all nodes in a homogeneous cluster is a typical requirement for a clustered deployment of any middleware platform. In such a cluster, all nodes should contain the deployed artifacts as well as the related metadata.

The Deployment Synchronizer (DepSync) is the mechanism used in the WSO2 platform for distributing these artifacts and metadata across all nodes in the cluster. It provides the ability to synchronize data between the worker nodes of a product cluster. When used with the WSO2 Application Server, or the WSO2 ESB, you can synchronize your deployable artifacts like web services, and web applications etc. across the cluster nodes. In addition, with the latest WSO2 Carbon 4 release, WSO2 provides the ability to synchronize service metadata which includes service policies, transports, and service-type specific data. Now you only have to deploy and configure services in one node - called the manager. Then, DepSync will replicate those to other nodes - workers.

In this webinar, we will present how this is done in the WSO2 Cloud-enabled middleware platform. Typical deployment artifacts will include webapps, JAXWS/JAXRS apps, data services, proxy services, and BPEL processes . The WSO2 platform also natively supports multi-tenancy. Tenants & tenant artifacts are loaded on demand. We will demonstrate how DepSync works efficiently with multi-tenancy.

Make sure to join Kasun Gajasinghe and Pradeep Fernando as they introduce DepSync which reduces the complexity of configuration management of a clustered deployment, and provides a consistent way to synchronize the cluster with zero downtime.

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