Avoiding Lock-in Risks With Serverless

One of the concerns for serverless is vendor lock-in and we have seen many FUD regarding how serverless platforms can lock you in. While vendor lock-in is a legitimate cobern for serverless platforms, it is not something that should deter you from using these platforms. In this post, we will discuss lock-in considerations for serverless…

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Serverless and Multi-Cloud

The Multi-Cloud is fast gaining traction among the enterprises and the analyst firm Gartner has been talking about how different organizations are embracing more than one public cloud provider. Serverless is fast gaining traction among the developers as the right abstraction. The abstraction offered by Serverless and some of the restrictions imposed on the applications…

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State of OpenWhisk

OpenWhisk is the first Serverless platform that gained community traction when IBM pushed the platform to Apache Foundation. Licensed under the Apache license, the platform allows developers to deploy event driven applications on any infrastructure. This implies there is an operational overhead in running the platform compared to platforms like AWS Lambda, Catalyst, Google Functions,…

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Knative: Is it ready for production?

As Kubernetes and AWS Lambda gained traction among developers, there was a clear need for a serverless abstraction on top of Kubernetes. Knative is an open source project, originally started by Google in collaboration with IBM, Red Hat and VMware, that provides an abstraction for developers to run their code without having to manage the…

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