excellent case study of production-scale usage of Docker
UNIX system service [jmason: ie a sidecar] that collects events and reliably delivers them to kafka, relieving other services on the same system from having to do so. Journals events through bolt-db so that in the event of an kafka outage, events can still be accepted, and will be delivered when kafka becomes available.
Excellent advice from Tomasz Nurkiewicz’ blog for anyone using java.util.concurrent.ExecutorService regularly. The whole blog is full of great posts btw