Moving from Monolithic Architecture to Spring Cloud and Microservices

Premier, Inc. (NASDAQ: PINC) is a healthcare performance improvement alliance of approximately 3,600 U.S. hospitals and 120,000 other providers. Our mission is simple: To improve the health of communities.

We develop SaaS solutions that help healthcare organizations provide higher quality and safer care to patients, lower costs, improve the satisfaction of patients and their families and that stay current with changes in care delivery. We are in a constant state of evolving our solutions and associated technology stack to stay current with modern web app architectural patterns.

In this session, we will discuss the following:

  • Our historical monolithic architectural patterns, building applications for jBoss with server-side rendering
  • Our experiences and lessons learned moving to Spring MVC single page apps
  • Our decision to move to a microservices oriented architecture, and how we leveraged Spring Boot to get there
  • How we use Netflix OSS / Spring Cloud to handle the new complexities of a microservices architecture
    • Using Spring Cloud Config Server to drive application configuration and a metadata-driven user interface
    • Implementing Eureka for service registry / discovery
    • Securing and automating deployments for a Spring Cloud infrastructure with Bamboo
    • Overall lessons learned in our evolution to a Spring Cloud microservice oriented architecture

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August 2, 2016

11:30 AM - 12:40 PM
1 hour 10 minutes
Bristlecone 4


Software Architect
Premier Inc
Sr. Director, Architecture
Premier Inc