SpringOne Platform 2016
Speaker: Dave Syer; Senior Consulting Engineer, Pivotal
Leader election allows application to work together with other applications to coordinate a cluster leadership via a third party system. A leader can then be used to provide global state or global ordering, generally without sacrificing availability. In this presentation we show how Spring Cloud Cluster provides a simple abstraction for leader election and how it is implemented using zookeeper, hazelcast and etcd.