The OSGi standard provides powerful support for modular development in the Java space. In OSGi these modules (called bundles) are the single form of resource deployment into a running system and therefore carry everything from code to supporting artifacts. Assembling bundles is supported by existing tooling, but these tools are not very good at minimizing the size of bundles and unnecessary large bundles can become a bottleneck in wide scale systems where bundles need to be distributed across large numbers of systems and/or onto resource constraint systems.
This assignment must cover research and a (basic) implementation of optimized tooling that is capable of minimizing bundles through generic compression techniques as well as specific strategies based on static analysis. Additional topics such as signing may also be explored.
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