Installing Traffic Distributor in Jelastic is super easy and it enables Blue-green deployment for zero-downtime updates, A/B testing of new releases, high availability and failover protection. You can redirect a portion or all traffic to a new version of an application, perform ongoing A/B testing by routing part of the traffic to a newer version of an application to compare performance and get advanced failover protection and achieve high availability by sharing the load between two fully functional applications.
To install Traffic Distributor simply navigate to the marketplace (top left of your dashboard).
Go to the Apps tab of Marketplace, Dev & Admin Tools section to locate the Traffic Distributor package (or just use search field at the top) and click the Install button for it.
Initially, you’ll be shown frame with an overview and the key benefits are highlighted.