The host does not necessarily mean a physical machine
- 2. Designing Microservices
- from Microservices for the Enterprise: Designing, Developing, and Deploying
- Publisher: Apress
- Released: November 2018
It could mean a virtual machine.
Of course, for minor microservices in the big scheme of things, one might prefer a process.
Host processes elevate the risk of not providing sufficient isolation between microservices (consider one microservice starving other microservices hosted in other processes of CPU or disk I/O).
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