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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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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Is Open Source Even Relevant In Serverless

Open source has been intertwined with enterprise software for more than two decades and, with the increased adoption of cloud computing, the role of open-source software has only been increasing. If we look at the hype around containers, it is completely driven by open source. As Serverless gains traction, driven mainly by the higher-level abstractions,…

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