OpenWhisk is the first OSS Serverless platform IBM announced OpenWhisk as an experimental event-driven compute platform earlier this year. As one of the latest FaaS solutions on the market, it offers some unique functionalities worth exploring. The project is completely open-source, and you can deploy it on any infrastructure, and always on the IBM Bluemix platform. ..
ServerlessConf Tokyo: we attended ServerlessConf Tokyo on Oct 1st and it’s been an exciting time to be in Japan, thanks to more than 300 developers and engineers who showed their passion for serverless technologies. Not to mention of complementary events before and after the main conference. Serverless is changing how solutions architects think of app..
How Serverless.com Aims to Become the Best Open-Source Project of this Decade During our last webinar Introduction to the Serverless Paradigm, we discussed the advantages and limitations of serverless computing, focusing on microservices principles, AWS Lambda best practices, organizational patterns, and more. In case you missed it, you may want to watch the recording and let us..
What makes serverless a trending technology and why did we meet last week in NYC to discuss its future? We proudly attended the first Serverless Conference ever on May 26-27th 2016, in Brooklyn. Personally, it’s been a highly educational experience, and it was great to meet so many skilled and passionate developers and engineers. I believe..
Architecting AWS-Powered Microservices in Python with Serverless Framework: What You Need to Know We have been talking a lot about the new serverless cloud over the last few months. The news is all good. There have been tremendous improvements announced since AWS Lambda’s launch in 2014. Competing cloud vendors are working hard to catch up with AWS when..
Build powerful applications that see and understand the content of images with the Google Vision API The Google Vision API was released last month, on December 2nd 2015, and it’s still in limited preview. You can request access to this limited preview program here and you should receive a very quick email follow-up. I recently..
How to use Mechanical Turk in combination with Amazon ML for dataset labelling Whether you build your own machine learning models in the Cloud or using complex mathematical tools, one of the most expensive and time consuming part of building your model is likely to be generating a high-quality dataset. Sometimes you already have a large amount..
AWS Lambda evolution and re:Invent 2015 news Tim Wagner – general manager of AWS Lambda and AWS IoT at AWS – talked about how AWS Lambda – and the serverless cloud it spawned – have evolved since the service’s 2014 launch. What AWS Lambda is and how it’s been evolving First of all, AWS Lambda..
How Alfresco scaled to billions of documents on AWS John Newton – Founder and, since 2005, CTO at Alfresco – used his AWS re:Invent presentation to talk about how Alfresco has been scaling to billions of documents and building apps capable of accessing that huge amount of content…all while moving from large data centers to cost-effective management..
Next-Generation Software Delivery Models on AWS Software delivery has been evolving. Not too many years ago most software lived on-premise. Then came the web-hosted app, and then robust Cloud solutions like those provided by various combinations of AWS services. At this week’s re:Invent, Sajee Mathew – Solutions Architect at AWS – talked about the best approach..