Tags: FaaS

This Week in Numbers: Serverless Adoption on Par with Containers

Serverless technologies like functions as a service (FaaS) are in use by 43 percent of enterprises that both have a significant number of strategic workloads running in the public cloud workloads and the ability to dynamically manage them. Without those qualifications, it is easy to misinterpret...
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Functions as a Service - Deploying Functions to Docker Swarm via a CLI

Functions as a Service or FaaS (by Alex Ellis) is a really neat way of implementing serverless functions with Docker. You can build out functions in any programming language and then deploy them to your existing Docker Swarm. In this post we'll look at an experimental CLI for making this process...
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OpenWhisk System Overview

OpenWhisk is an event-driven compute platform also referred to as Serverless computing or as Function as a Service (FaaS) that runs code in response to events or direct invocations. The following figure shows the high-level OpenWhisk architecture.  Examples of events include changes to database...
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Open Source Project Uses Docker for Serverless Computing

Function as a Service (FaaS) uses Docker and Swarm to create a simple system for running functions in the container, language, and runtime of your choice. Serverless computing has fast become a staple presence on major clouds, from Amazon to Azure. It’s also inspiring open source projects designed...
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TNS Guide to Serverless Technologies: The Best Frameworks, Platforms and Tools

This post is the second of a two-part series that collects many of the technologies and services in the emerging serverless ecosystem. The first installment covered providers of Functions-as-a-Service (FaaS) and Backend-as-a-Service (BaaS or mBaas for mobile providers). Even if you don’t need...
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TNS Guide to Serverless Technologies: The Best of FaaS and BaaS

This post is the first of a two-part series that collects many of the technologies and services in the emergingserverless ecosystem. The installment covers providers of Functions-as-a-Service (FaaS) and Backend-as-a-Service (BaaS or mBaas for mobile providers). Check back soon for part two, which...
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