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 […]

Installing Tomcat on macOS 10.12 Sierra

The Servlet 4.0 specification is out and Tomcat 9.0.x does support it. Time to dive into Tomcat 9. [updated on Oct.16.2017] 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_144 is the latest version, available for download here: The JDK installer package comes in […]