In this session we'll explore the different aspects of Consul and understand how it can be leveraged to provide opinionated Service Discovery and a distributed K/V store.
We will cover:
- Consul architecture & Service Discovery concepts
- Installation & configuration
- Service Registration
- Service Discovery using the Consul API & DNS
- K/V Store & ACL
- Using Consul with Prometheus
- Monitoring Consul
After this session you'll have had an overview to give you everything you need to get started with Consul, and should have a good understanding of how it can be leveraged in the context of software such as MySQL, ProxySQL, & Prometheus.