Watson Service Chaining With OpenWhisk (Part 1 of 3)


OpenWhisk can merge the power of Watson with the simple beauty of serverless computing. As we delve into Watson services, we’ll cover the building blocks here.

This three-part series will help you understand the in-depth features of Serverless Computing via OpenWhisk. OpenWhisk offers an easy way to chain services where an output of the first action acts as an input to the second action and so on in a sequence.

OpenWhisk achieves the chaining of services via sequences on Bluemix. By the end of Part 3, You will be chaining Watson services and exposing the sequence as a REST API via OpenWhisk API Gateway.

This post describes the resource requirements for performing this lab. The two sub-sections are:

  • Bluemix account
  • Locally installed software

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