The property sources that are added to you application by the bootstrap context are often “remote” (e.g. from a Config Server), and by default they cannot be overridden locally, except on the command line. If you want to allow your applications to override the remote properties with their own system properties or config files, the […]

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In some cases, you may want to fail startup of a Spring Boot application if it cannot connect to the Config Server. You can do that setting the bootstrap configuration property spring.cloud.config.fail-fast=true. In this way the client startup halt with an Exception. Config server may occasionally be unavailable when your application starts, you can make […]

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If you find you are repeatedly using the same attributes with @Transactional on many different methods, then Spring’s meta-annotation support allows you to define custom shortcut annotations for your specific use cases. For example, defining the following annotations: allows us to write the example from the previous section as As you can see meta-annotations can […]

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Sometimes it can be useful to run a python script at boot time. This can be done writing an init script and using start-stop-daemon command to launch your script as daemon in backgound. Moreover start-stop-daemon allow you to perform serveral operation like start, stop and restart of your script. The following example was implemented on […]

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