How do I deploy HAPI FHIR to Linode

I am trying to deploy HAPI FHIR from Github to Linode, any suggestions are welcomed

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I hadn't heard of FHIR until today. After some research and some resources from teammates, I understand what FHIR is, but I wasn't able to find much about how to implement it on Linode. That said, let me see if anything I found can help.

First, I found a blog post from—which already seems promising—called Creating your own FHIR Server: revised. The author explains here how to use Docker's container image registry to deploy the JPA starter kit managed by HAPI. Rather than having to download each component separately, this image should come with everything you need to get started.

The GitHub page for that starter project also has a ton of additional information, including stuff about Docker. Those resources, along with this YouTube Tutorial about Running Your Own FHIR Server, should work together to get you moving.

If that sounds like something you want to try, we have a Docker Marketplace App to make setting up Docker as simple as possible.

We also have plenty of documentation about containers that could help you along the way if you use Docker. I specifically wanted to point out that the blog mentions that data living within the container means that it won't persist if the container is deleted. If that's an issue, I'd suggest looking into Docker Volumes as an option.

I wasn't able to find much about setting this up without Docker. My suggestion at that point would be do try going through the Documentation provided by HAPI FHIR to see how to download and import the project.

While I do hope someone swoops in here with a more definitive answer, you can also look for help in that site's FAQ section or the Google Groups for the project to see if you can find a better way to do it.


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