To create your Jelastic environment, follow these steps:
- Log into the
- Click Create environment in the upper left corner of the dashboard.
- The Environment topology dialog box will be opened, where you can customize your environment settings. You have two modes available to you within the Wizard - Basic and Expert.
- Choose Basic mode by clicking on the button as shown below:
Using this mode you can create a simple environment quickly. All you have to do is select your application server and database, and type your desired environment name and click Create.
- If you want to be able to fully customize your environment, use Expert. The Wizard will look like this:
- If you want to set up load balancing, simply switch on the nginx by clicking Balancing button (it is automatically enabled if you use more than one server). T hen, specify the cloudlet limits for vertical scaling (fixed and dynamic amount of cloudlets you want to use) in the center section of Environment topology window. If you need an external IP address, switch on the Public IPv4 (please note: this is a paid add-on).
- Click the Application servers button.
- In the first drop-down menu choose the application server you want to use (GlassFish 3.1, Jetty 6.1, TomEE 1.5, Tomcat 6, Tomcat 7).
You can change the cloudlet limits per server (vertical scaling) using the sliders (for fixed and dynamic amount of cloudlets separately).
Use the +/- buttons between the application server icons to change the horizontal scaling (more or less nodes).
- In the second drop-down menu choose your desired Java version (Java6, Java7).
- If you need it, you can switch on High Availability. You can also add a Public IPv4 (please note: this is a paid add-on).
- Using the Cache icon you can add a Memcached node. Use the sliders to change the cloudlet limits for your vertical scaling
- There are two sets of databases available: SQL and NoSQL databases.
- Click on the SQL icon to activate an SQL Database. You can choose your database from the drop-down list: MariaDB 5.5, MariaDB 10.0, MySQL or PostgreSQL. Then specify the cloudlet limits using the sliders. If you need it, switch on the Public IPv4 (please note: this is a paid add-on).
- Сlick on the NoSQL icon to activate a NoSQL Database. Choose your desired database from the drop-down menu: MongoDB or CouchDB. Then specify the cloudlet limits using the sliders. If you need a public IP, switch on the Public IPv4 (please note: this is a paid add-on).
- On the far right, in the Resources (cloudlets) you will see the amount of selected cloudlets for all environment, your discount and approximate Total monthly cost.
Use Cost details and Quotas&pricing for more detailed information on resource consumption and price.
Type a name for your environment and click the Create
button. Your environments will be listed in the upper pane of the admin panel along with information about its status, deployed files and usage.