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Serverless Roadmap: Hosted and Installable Platforms

The survey conducted for our “Guide to Serverless Technologies” asked a series of questions about the vendors and technologies that we will be using in the next 18 months to drive our coverage at The New Stack. The first half of the roadmap dealt with the platforms and frameworks on which...
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Add It Up: FaaS ≠ Serverless

Serverless architecture is not needed to use Function as a Service (FaaS). In fact, 54 percent of FaaS users without production deployments say their organization does not utilize a serverless architecture, according to a survey conducted in August 2018. In comparison, 96 percent of organizations...
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Red Hat's Serverless Blockchain Future Powered by Open Source Innovation

On the final day of the Red Hat Summit last week, Red Hat CTO Chris Wright presided over the closing keynotes where he outlined how his company innovates and hinted at multiple future product developments. "Innovation in the enterprise is about adapting to change without compromising the business...
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To build some consensus around the idea of serverless computing, the Cloud Native Computing Foundation has released a white paper helping to define the term. Swapnil takes a closer look.

There’s a Server in Every Serverless Platform

Serverless computing or Function as a Service (FaaS) is a new buzzword created by an industry that loves to coin new terms as market dynamics change and technologies evolve. But what exactly does it mean? What is serverless computing? Before getting into the definition, let’s take a brief history...
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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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