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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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What Serverless Architecture Actually Means, and Where Servers Enter the Picture

Serverless architecture is not, despite its name, the elimination of servers from distributed applications. Serverless architecture refers to a kind of illusion, originally made for the sake of developers whose software will be hosted in the public cloud, but which extends to the way people...
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The Best Ways to test your Serverless Applications

Serverless is more than a cloud computing execution model. It changes the way we plan, build, and deploy apps. But it also changes the way we test our apps. Meet Alex. Alex is an ordinary JavaScript developer, focused on Node.js lately. At some point, Alex and his team got a new project. After some...
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Containers and Microservices and Serverless, Oh My!

A new round of buzzword-heavy technologies are becoming relevant to—or at least discussed among—developers, operations professionals, and the tech staff who lead them. Need to come up to speed on the changing cloud and container trends and technologies? If you feel out of the loop, this tech-...
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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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CNCF’s CloudEvents Spec Could Facilitate Interoperability across Serverless Platforms

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) wants to foster greater interoperability between serverless platforms, through its release of the CloudEvents specification. The project is at version 0.1 iteration, and hopes that it will be approved as a CNCF sandbox project in June. The CloudEvents...
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Where Is Serverless Computing Headed?

“Things are all moving very, very fast.” That was one of the big takeaways from my conversation at the Open Source Leadership Summit with former RedMonk analyst Fintan Ryan last month. We were talking about the state of the serverless market. (Depending on who you ask, serverless is either the same...
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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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The Evolution of IT Infrastructure – From Mainframe to Serverless

Our journey through the history of IT infrastructure starts with the centralised mainframe era kicked off by IBM in the 1960s and advances through to the cloud-based, server-less world we now occupy. In between, we’ve seen the eras of personal computers, client/server computing and web-based...
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4 Themes From the Open Source Leadership Summit (OSLS)

This week we attended The Linux Foundation’s Open Source Leadership Summit (OSLS) in Sonoma. Over the past three decades infrastructure open source software (OSS) has evolved from Linux and the Apache web server to touching almost every component of the infrastructure stack. We see OSS’s widespread...
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