What is an API registry?
Correspondingly, what is a registry service?
The service registry. The service registry is a database populated with information on how to dispatch requests to microservice instances. Interactions between the registry and other components can be divided into two groups, each with two subgroups: Interactions between microservices and the registry (registration)
Likewise, what is service registration and discovery? In this article, we'll explore the concept of service registration and discovery, a mechanism that enables microservices to consume other microservices without knowing their exact location (usually a URL).
Correspondingly, how does Service Registry work?
The service registry is a database of available service instances. The service registry provides a management API and a query API. Service instances are registered with and deregistered from the service registry using the management API.
How Eureka Service Registry works?
With Netflix Eureka each client can simultaneously act as a server, to replicate its status to a connected peer. In other words, a client retrieves a list of all connected peers of a service registry and makes all further requests to any other services through a load-balancing algorithm.