Web+: Alibaba Cloud’s Web App Service (Part 1)

Features

Fully Managed Service

Application Support and How-To | Alibaba Cloud

Web Applications

Let’s take a look at a visual representation of how Web+ works for common web applications.

Functionality of This Module

When opting for a distributed deployment scenario as a developer, you get an option to leverage the best tools that Alibaba Cloud has to offer. With a distributed deployment scenario, the Server Load Balancer (SLB) is used to handle high-load situations and multiple instances of ECS and can be provisioned or deprovisioned elastically without providing additional configuration or steps.

Quick Tip: A How-to on Reverse Proxy

Reverse Proxy on Alibaba Cloud works in a way that it listens to Port 80 every ECS instance. After that, it redirects any http port 80 requests to the application service port.

Continuing in Part 2

We have discussed how the Web+ service by Alibaba Cloud proves to be a vital resource for anyone that wants to publish/deploy a service without having to worry about resource orchestration and configuration management. Alibaba Cloud has designed an environment that takes care of almost everything that a developer would need to form a Platform as a Service (PAAS) resource.

  1. We will take a look at the environment and discuss the deployment scenarios and strategies applicable to Web+.
  2. We will show you how to configure a deployment environment using Web+ on Alibaba Cloud.
  3. We will discuss different aspects of development environments and resource usage based on your requirements.
  4. We will show you how to deploy a Jenkins with the Web App service.
  5. We will use the command line interface for deployment.
  6. We will show you how to deploy an application.

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