Hashicorp Consul Consulting

MeteorOps provides HashiCorp Consul Consulting services to help you deploy, scale, and configure HashiCorp Consul in your organization
PROCESS

How it works?

Using Hashicorp Consul in a customized way that fits your company's needs requires careful planning. You need to first have an accurate Hashicorp Consul Implementation or Improvement plan, and find the most suitable Hashicorp Consul expert that is able to deliver precisely the changes you need.

Our Hashicorp Consul Consulting Service is meant to help you do just that.

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We can start with a quick brainstorming session to discuss your needs around Hashicorp Consul.


1

Hashicorp Consul Requirements Discussion

Meet & discuss the existing system, and the desired result after implementing the Hashicorp Consul Solution.

2

Hashicorp Consul Solution Overview

Meet & Review the proposed solutions, the trade-offs, and modify the Hashicorp Consul implementation plan based on your inputs.

3

Match with a Hashicorp Consul Expert

Based on the proposed Hashicorp Consul solution, we match you with the most suitable Hashicorp Consul expert from our team.

4

Hashicorp Consul Implementation

The Hashicorp Consul expert starts working with your team to implement the solution, consulting you and doing the hands-on work at every step.

What is Hashicorp Consul?

HashiCorp Consul is a popular service mesh technology that provides service discovery, health checking, load balancing, and other features for distributed applications. Service mesh technology is a way to manage the communication between services in a distributed application, allowing developers to easily implement complex communication patterns, such as service-to-service authentication, traffic routing, and encryption, among others.

Consul works by creating a registry of all the services in a distributed application, allowing each service to discover and communicate with each other, regardless of where they are deployed. This helps to eliminate the need for hard-coded service discovery mechanisms, which can be brittle and difficult to manage.

Consul also provides advanced features like multi-data center support, service segmentation, and observability, which can help developers to better understand and manage their distributed applications. For example, developers can use Consul to route traffic between services based on a variety of factors, including service health, response time, and other metrics.

Overall, Consul is a powerful service mesh technology that can help developers to build, deploy, and manage distributed applications more effectively and efficiently.

Service mesh technology is a networking layer that facilitates communication between services in a distributed system. It simplifies the task of managing the underlying network infrastructure, allowing developers to focus on building and deploying applications without worrying about the complexities of network management. Service mesh also provides advanced security features such as traffic monitoring and encryption, ensuring the system is resilient and safeguarded against malicious attacks.

Why use Service Mesh?

Here are some reasons to use tools in the service mesh category:

  • Simplifies the management of networking infrastructure in a distributed system.
  • Provides advanced security features such as traffic monitoring and encryption.
  • Enables features like service discovery, load balancing, and traffic routing.
  • Enhances observability through detailed metrics and monitoring capabilities.
  • Increases resilience by enabling fault tolerance and handling network disruptions seamlessly.
  • Facilitates the adoption of microservices architecture and helps in deploying them at scale.
  • Offers platform independence and works with various languages and platforms.
  • Reduces development and maintenance costs by abstracting away the underlying infrastructure.

Why use Hashicorp Consul?

Here are some key reasons to use Consul:

  • Consul enables service discovery, providing a registry of all services in a distributed application and enabling communication between them.
  • Consul provides health checking, continuously monitoring the health of services and alerting the system if a service becomes unavailable.
  • Consul offers load balancing, balancing traffic between services based on various factors.
  • Consul provides multi-datacenter support, allowing Consul to be used across multiple datacenters and enabling distributed applications to scale and operate globally.
  • Consul offers service segmentation, segmenting services based on different criteria to enable developers to better manage traffic and security between services.
  • Consul provides observability, offering advanced monitoring and observability features to help developers understand and optimize the performance of their distributed applications.
  • Consul integrates seamlessly with other HashiCorp products like Vault and Nomad, allowing developers to build and manage entire application infrastructure stacks using HashiCorp tools.
  • Consul offers robust clustering capabilities, allowing it to scale horizontally to handle large and complex distributed applications.
  • Consul is a widely used and popular tool with a large community and support ecosystem, meaning that developers can easily find resources and support for using it in their applications.

Why get our help with Hashicorp Consul?

Tackling service-mesh challenges and solving them using Pulumi gave use the opportunity to accumulate knowledge, tools, and processes that speed up each project we do with Consul.

Here are some of the things we did with HashiCorp Consul:

  • Deployed highly available Consul clusters on AWS using Terraform and Ansible
  • Deployed Consul clusters on Kubernetes using Helm
  • Used Consul as the Service Mesh solution for Kubernetes services
  • Created backups for Consul's KV store
  • Debugged and resolved various Consul issues (Such as Agents ID duplication, Lost leadership errors, etc)
  • Monitored Hashicorp Consul clusters using Prometheus, Graphite, InfluxDB and Grafana.
  • Optimized high-scale Consul clusters for performance by tweaking the servers' and agents' configuration
  • Used Consul as the storage backend for Hashicorp Vault clusters
  • Used Consul for gradually upgrading services and testing pre-production services with production traffic
  • Created active-active Consul architectures for quick failovers in case of a cluster corruption

How can we help you with Hashicorp Consul?

Our experience with HashiCorp allowed us to accumulate the knowledge, tools, and processes needed to help you with the following:

  • Deployment of highly available Consul clusters on AWS using Terraform and Ansible.
  • Deployment of Consul clusters on Kubernetes using Helm.
  • Utilization of Consul as the Service Mesh solution for Kubernetes services.
  • Creation of backups for Consul's Key-Value (KV) store.
  • Debugging and resolution of various Consul issues, such as Agent ID duplication and Lost leadership errors.
  • Monitoring of HashiCorp Consul clusters using Prometheus, Graphite, InfluxDB, and Grafana.
  • Optimization of high-scale Consul clusters for performance by tweaking the servers' and agents' configuration.
  • Use of Consul as the storage backend for HashiCorp Vault clusters.
  • Management of service upgrades using Consul for gradual rollouts and testing pre-production services with production traffic.
  • Creation of active-active Consul architectures for quick failovers in case of a cluster corruption.

WHY METEOROPS

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What our clients say about us

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"They are very knowledgeable in their area of expertise."

Mordechai Danielov
Mordechai Danielov

CEO

Bitwise MnM

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"Nguyen is a champ. He's fast and has great communication. Well done!"

Ido Yohanan
Ido Yohanan

Embie

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"Thanks to MeteorOps, infrastructure changes have been completed without any errors. They provide excellent ideas, manage tasks efficiently, and deliver on time. They communicate through virtual meetings, email, and a messaging app. Overall, their experience in Kubernetes and AWS is impressive."

Mike Ossareh
Mike Ossareh

VP of Software

Erisyon

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״From my experience, working with MeteorOps brings high value to any company at almost any stage.They are uncompromising professionals, who achieve their goal no matter what.״

David Nash
David Nash

CEO

Gefen Technologies AI

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“Good consultants execute on task and deliver as planned. Better consultants overdeliver on their tasks. Great consultants become full technology partners and provide expertise beyond their scope.
I am happy to call MeteorOps my technology partners as they overdelivered, provide high-level expertise and I recommend their services as a very happy customer.”

Gil Zellner
Gil Zellner

Infrastructure Lead

HourOne AI

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“Working with MeteorOps was exactly the solution we looked for.
We met a professional, involved, problem solving DevOps team, that gave us an impact in a short term period.”


Tal Sherf
Tal Sherf

Tech Operation Lead

Optival

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"I was impressed with the amount of professionalism, communication, and speed of delivery."

Dean Shandler
Dean Shandler

Software Team Lead

Skyline Robotics

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“We got to meet Michael from MeteorOps through one of our employees. We needed DevOps help and guidance and Michael and the team provided all of it from the very beginning. They did everything from dev support to infrastructure design and configuration to helping during Production incidents like any one of our own employees. They actually became an integral part of our organization which says a lot about their personal attitude and dedication.”


Amir Zipori
Amir Zipori

VP R&D

Taranis

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"You guys are really a bunch of talented geniuses and it's a pleasure and a privilege to work with you"

Maayan Kless Sasson
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Head of Product

iAngels

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"You guys are really a bunch of talented geniuses and it's a pleasure and a privilege to work with you"

Maayan Kless Sasson
Maayan Kless Sasson

Head of Product

iAngels

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“We got to meet Michael from MeteorOps through one of our employees. We needed DevOps help and guidance and Michael and the team provided all of it from the very beginning. They did everything from dev support to infrastructure design and configuration to helping during Production incidents like any one of our own employees. They actually became an integral part of our organization which says a lot about their personal attitude and dedication.”


Amir Zipori
Amir Zipori

VP R&D

Taranis

Quote

"I was impressed with the amount of professionalism, communication, and speed of delivery."

Dean Shandler
Dean Shandler

Software Team Lead

Skyline Robotics

Quote

“Working with MeteorOps was exactly the solution we looked for.
We met a professional, involved, problem solving DevOps team, that gave us an impact in a short term period.”


Tal Sherf
Tal Sherf

Tech Operation Lead

Optival

Quote

“Good consultants execute on task and deliver as planned. Better consultants overdeliver on their tasks. Great consultants become full technology partners and provide expertise beyond their scope.
I am happy to call MeteorOps my technology partners as they overdelivered, provide high-level expertise and I recommend their services as a very happy customer.”

Gil Zellner
Gil Zellner

Infrastructure Lead

HourOne AI

Quote

״From my experience, working with MeteorOps brings high value to any company at almost any stage.They are uncompromising professionals, who achieve their goal no matter what.״

David Nash
David Nash

CEO

Gefen Technologies AI

Quote

"Thanks to MeteorOps, infrastructure changes have been completed without any errors. They provide excellent ideas, manage tasks efficiently, and deliver on time. They communicate through virtual meetings, email, and a messaging app. Overall, their experience in Kubernetes and AWS is impressive."

Mike Ossareh
Mike Ossareh

VP of Software

Erisyon

Quote

"Nguyen is a champ. He's fast and has great communication. Well done!"

Ido Yohanan
Ido Yohanan

Embie

Quote

"They are very knowledgeable in their area of expertise."

Mordechai Danielov
Mordechai Danielov

CEO

Bitwise MnM

THE FULL PICTURE

Building a full Hashicorp Consul Solution requires more than just Hashicorp Consul Knowledge

Your company needs an expert that knows more than just Hashicorp Consul, and these are some of the technologies our team is knowledgable with

What is included in our Hashicorp Consul Consulting Services?

A Hashicorp Consul Expert consulting you
A custom Hashicorp Consul solution suitable to your company
Production Grade Hashicorp Consul Checklists
A Hashicorp Consul Expert doing hands-on work with you
Perspective on how other companies use Hashicorp Consul
Complementray Architect's input on Hashicorp Consul design and implementation decisions

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