Q: If the MongoDB service goes offline, will the Primary PulseNET Server buffer any data it is collecting? Or will no data be collected when the DB is offline?

A: The DB is an integral service. If it goes offline, the other micro-services are essentially offline too.

Q: Is there any “preferred” boot sequence for the different services?

A: DB and activemq should be started first, but it's not critical.

Q: Where does the complimentary database updates come from? The Primary PulseNET Server or the MongoDB Server?

A: The PN Server listens for updates from the MongoDB Server and then forwards those updates to the comp DB

Q: If MongoDB goes down the complimentary DB won’t get any updates right?

 A: Correct