Spring MVC NoSQL Server Setup

  • Posted December 7, 2014


I am fairly new to Digital Ocean and currently trying to set up a basic Spring MVC server with a NoSQL data store (MongoDB) on my droplet with the following specifications:

512MB Ram 20GB SSD Disk London 1 Ubuntu 14.10 x64

What I have done so far:

  • setup git
  • java jre, jdk 7
  • installed Apache
  • installed Maven
  • mongo DB

What I want to do now is route the server to run on my homepage (currently instead of localhost( I guess I will have to modify the proxy Apache configuration but could not find a proper explanation/ tutorial anywhere on the website. How can I do that?


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What I managed to figure out is that chkconfig is not available for Ubuntu anymore, but it is still a part of the instructions for this guide: . I installed the alternative sysv-rc-conf to handle incoming requests to the Mongo DB.

I managed to run the server by configuring jetty as a dependency. Now the issue is deploying Mongo DB. On localhost I just run it paralelly by opening a command line: “mongod” and connecting to my database. How can I open another terminal in the droplet space?