Feb 7, 2017

Running your spring-boot app in Bitesize

First of all we have to have the spring-boot code in a git(svn) repo. I have create a sample spring-boot application using maven archetypes. You can find the code in;

https://github.com/thilinapiy/SpringBoot

Compile the code and generate the package using following command;
# cd SpringBoot
# mvn clean package
This will build the app and create a jar file called 'SpringBoot-1.0.0.jar'.

We can run the application with following command and it will start it in port 8080.
# java -jar target/SpringBoot-1.0.0.jar
Now we switch to the next part. In this we need to update the bitesize files according to our needs.

https://github.com/thilinapiy/bitesize-spring

First we'll update the 'build.bitesize' file. In this we need to update the projects and name accordingly and give the source code repo url and related details as in all other projects. But if you look at the shell commands you can see that I have modified few of those. I have add the 'mvn clean package' command and change the 'cp' command to copy the build jar to '/app' directory. Then it will build the deb as previous.
project: spring-dev
components:
  - name: spring-app
    os: linux
    repository:
      git: git@github.com:thilinapiy/SpringBoot.git
      branch: master
    build:
      - shell: sudo mkdir -p /app
      - shell: sudo mvn clean package
      - shell: sudo cp -rf target/*.jar /app
      - shell: sudo /usr/local/bin/fpm -s dir -n spring-app --iteration $(date "+%Y%m%d%H%M%S") -t deb /app
    artifacts:
      - location: "*.deb"
Then we'll check the 'application.bitesize' file. I have change the 'runtime' to an ububtu-jdk8. Then change the command to run the jar.
project: spring-dev
applications:
  - name: spring-app
    runtime: ubuntu-jdk8:1.0
    version: "0.1.0"
    dependencies:
      - name: spring-app 
        type: debian-package
        origin:
          build: spring-app
        version: 1.0
    command: "java -jar /app/SpringBoot-1.0.0.jar"
In the 'environments.bitesize' I have update the port to 8080.
project: spring-dev
environments:
  - name: production
    namespace: spring-dev
    deployment:
      method: rolling-upgrade
    services:
      - name: spring-app
        external_url: spring.dev-bite.io
        port: 8080 
        ssl: "false"
        replicas: 2
In the stackstorm create_ns option give the correct manspace and the repo-url.
Reference : http://docs.prsn.io//deployment-pipeline/readme.html

Feb 4, 2017

Granting dbadmin privileges to a user in MongoDB cluster

We need to grant 'dbadmin' privileges to a user called 'store_db_user' to their mondo database in a 4 node cluster.

First we need to connect to the primary database of the cluster with super.

# mongo -u supperuser -p password -h node1.mongo.local

If you connect to the primary replica it will change the shell prompt to something like this;

mongoreplicas:PRIMARY>

Then you can list down the databases using following command.

mongoreplicas:PRIMARY>show dbs
admin     0.078GB
local     2.077GB
store_db  0.078GB

Then switch to the relevant database;

mongoreplicas:PRIMARY>use store_db

And grant permissions;

mongoreplicas:PRIMARY>db.grantRolesToUser(
  "store_db_user",
  [
    { role: "dbOwner", db: "store_db" },
  ]
)

Exit from the admin user and login to the cluster as the database user.

# mongo -u store_db_user -p store_passwd -h node1.mongo.local/store_db

Validate the change.

mongoreplicas:PRIMARY>show users
{
	"_id" : "store_db.store_db_user",
	"user" : "store_db_user",
	"db" : "store_db",
	"roles" : [
		{
			"role" : "dbOwner",
			"db" : "store_db"
		},
		{
			"role" : "readWrite",
			"db" : "store_db"
		}
	]
}