Chapter 14. Technologies for Nanoservices

Section 14.1 discusses the advantages of nanoservices and why nanoservices can be useful. Section 14.2 defines nanoservices and distinguishes them from microservices. Section 14.3 focuses on Amazon Lambda, a cloud technology that can be used with Python, JavaScript, or Java. Here each function call is billed instead of renting virtual machines or application servers. OSGi (section 14.4) modularizes Java applications and also provides services. Another Java technology for nanoservices is Java EE (section 14.5), if used correctly. Vert.x, another option, (section 14.6) also runs on the JVM but supports a broad variety of programming languages in addition to Java. Section 14.7 focuses on the programming ...

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