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8. State Management

Radoslav Gatev1  
Gorna Oryahovitsa, Bulgaria

At some point, services need to work with state. The way for persisting the state marks out how scalable they are going to be. In this chapter, I will walk you through a brief introduction to what is the difference between stateful and stateless services and what are the challenges for scaling them. As it typically happens, when you don’t want to incorporate some functionality in your code, you use an external service that provides the functionality you need out of the box. You will learn ...

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