Installing Tomcat on macOS 10.14 Mojave

The Servlet 4.0 specification is out and Tomcat 9.0.x does support it. Time to dive into Tomcat 9. [updated on Sep.2.2018] Prerequisite: Java Since OS X 10.7 Java is not (pre-)installed anymore, let’s fix that first. As I’m writing this, Java 1.8.0_181 is the latest version for Java 8, available for download here: http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/index.html The JDK installer […]

Serverless compute with Java, on AWS Lambda

Serverless computing is a cloud computing execution model, in which the cloud provider dynamically manages the allocation of machine resources. Serverless computing allows running applications and services, without thinking much about servers, runtime resources, or scaling issues. A very simple serverless computing application is intended to be used as a template project, a model, or starting […]