To host your application you need to create an appropriate environment firstly. It will be spread across a set of servers, chosen according to your app's requirements and programming language it is written in. Herewith, every instance in Jelastic environment (like database, app server etc.) represents an independent virtual machine (container).
Jelastic monitors and maintains your environment. For example, if instances need more resources, they are moved to more powerful hosts without the necessity of your manual intervention. In addition, Jelastic sends you an email notification whenever it makes any modifications to your environment.
The following guide will help you to pass through the steps of environment creation, describing the available software stacks and additional possibilities the Jelastic Cloud provides. So, proceed to the steps below:
1. Log in to the Jelastic dashboard with your credentials.
2. Click New environment in the upper left corner of the dashboard.
3. The Environment Topology dialog box will be opened. To start with, choose your programming language by clicking on the appropriate tab in the upper part of the dialog box:
4. Here you can fully customize your environment settings.
Now let’s consider each of the available blocks in more details: