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Spring Cloud: Developer

  • Tuition USD $2,400
  • Reviews star_rate star_rate star_rate star_rate star_half 853 Ratings
  • Course Code SP-CLD-DEV
  • Duration 3 days
  • Available Formats Classroom

The Cloud Developer course provides participants with an in-depth coverage of cloud-native and microservices patterns using Spring Cloud and Netflix components to help solve challenges associated with running distributed, cloud-native applications over a microservices architecture.

Skills Gained

By the end of the training, students will:

  • Examine Problems of Distributed Systems and the associated Fault Tolerance patterns
  • Examine how Distributed applications contribute to development and runtime of Cloud Native REST applications
  • Examine how Distributed applications impact software systems fault tolerance
  • Examine development impacts of implementing Spring Cloud solutions
  • Contrast the benefits and trade-offs of Spring Cloud solutions
  • Implement Spring Cloud solutions

Who Can Benefit

  • Developers interested in learning how to construct scalable and fault-tolerant cloud-native applications using the Spring Cloud family of projects.


This course assumes you have significant Java experience, and one of the following:

  • Completion of the VMware Pivotal Labs: Master Class for Developers (Java) course
  • Completion of VMware Tanzu’s Spring Core or Spring Boot course

Course Details

Course Modules

1. Introduction

  • Spring Cloud Introduction
  • Distributed Applications
  • Spring Cloud Dependencies

2. Service Discovery and Client Load Balancing

  • Service Registry, Load Balancing Patterns
  • Eureka Service Registry
  • Eureka Server REST Operations
  • Service Discovery Clients
  • Client Load Balancing
  • Observability
  • Configurable Load Balancing Algorithm

3. External Configuration and Distributed Trace

  • External Configuration and Distributed Trace Patterns
  • Spring Cloud Config Server
  • Dynamically Refresh Application Configuration
  • Distributed Updates
  • Distributed Trace Collection and Visualization with Zipkin

4. Fault Tolerance – Health Checks

  • Fault Tolerance Patterns
  • Health Check Pattern
  • Eureka Client Health Check
  • Load Balancing Client Liveness Check

5. Retry, Backoff, Timeouts, Fallbacks

  • Retry, Timeout and Fallback Patterns
  • Retry with Load Balancing Client
  • Slow Requests
  • Socket Timeouts
  • Fail-fast and Retry with Spring Cloud Config Server
  • Timeouts with Hystrix

6. Circuit Breakers and Bulkheads

  • Circuit Breaker and Bulkhead Patterns
  • Circuit Breaker with Hystrix
  • Bulkheads with Hystrix

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How do I pay for a class?

You can pay at the time of registration using credit card (Mastercard/Visa/American Express) cheque or PO.

What if I have training credits?

ExitCertified honors all savings programs from the partners we work with. ExitCertified also offers training credits across multiple partners through our FLEX Account.

When does class start/end?

Classes begin promptly at 9:00 am, and typically end at 5:00 pm.

Does the course schedule include a Lunchbreak?

Lunch is normally an hour long and begins at noon. Coffee, tea, hot chocolate and juice are available all day in the kitchen. Fruit, muffins and bagels are served each morning. There are numerous restaurants near each of our centers, and some popular ones are indicated on the Area Map in the Student Welcome Handbooks - these can be picked up in the lobby or requested from one of our ExitCertified staff.

How can someone reach me during class?

If someone should need to contact you while you are in class, please have them call the center telephone number and leave a message with the receptionist.

What languages are used to deliver training?

Most courses are conducted in English, unless otherwise specified. Some courses will have the word "FRENCH" marked in red beside the scheduled date(s) indicating the language of instruction.

What does GTR stand for?

GTR stands for Guaranteed to Run; if you see a course with this status, it means this event is confirmed to run. View our GTR page to see our full list of Guaranteed to Run courses.

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