Putting our heads together.
Using Linux native tools to manage application deployment and proper running
Before we started using Docker for all our NodeJS enterprise applications in production, we had crafted our own way to deploy, distribute, manage and maintain them. We wanted to have a simple standard deployment process for NodeJS applications on Debian / Ubuntu Enterprise servers and we explain it here.
Tips to use the plugin or develop a custom index management solution
Compare the ElasticSearch grails’ plugin with a custom solution. And remember, ElasticSearch is schema-free so indexing is almost a piece of cake.