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Cloudflare WebAssembly and Key Value Store for Workers

by Chris Swan Follow 583 Followers on  Oct 14, 2018

Cloudflare have announced two additional capabilities for their Workers. WebAssembly will allow Workers to be written in compiled languages such as C, C++, Rust and Go. Workers KV provides an eventually consistent key value store hosted across Cloudflare’s global network of over 150 data centres.

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Serverless Platforms Compared for Performance

by Hrishikesh Barua Follow 15 Followers on  Sep 23, 2018

Most major cloud providers have serverless platforms which offer functions as a service (FaaS). Some recent benchmarks study the differences in their performance vis-à-vis the runtime, cold start times, dependencies and resource allocation.

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Azure Orchestrators Simplify the Creation of Stateful Serverless Workflows

by Sergio De Simone Follow 18 Followers on  Sep 09, 2018

Azure Durable Functions aim to extend the paradigm of serverless computing by introducing the concept of orchestrator functions, enabling the definition of more complex workflows. If you have ever fancied using them, Microsoft has just published a good walk-through to help developers start their journey in serverless computing and orchestrator functions.

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Amazon Aurora Serverless MySQL Generally Available

by Steef-Jan Wiggers Follow 7 Followers on  Aug 23, 2018

Amazon Aurora, a custom built MySQL and PostgreSQL compatible database in AWS, has a new capability generally available – Aurora Serverless MySQL. Amazon first showed a preview of this serverless ability at AWS re:Invent last year.

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QLoo Creates GraphQL Interface for Existing Services

by Thomas Betts Follow 48 Followers on  Jul 31, 2018

Solo.io recently released QLoo , an API translation layer to provide GraphQL endpoints for existing services and serverless functions. QLoo is intended to simplify the process of adding GraphQL on top of existing software.

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Google Releases Knative: A Kubernetes Framework to Build, Deploy, and Manage Serverless Workloads

by Daniel Bryant Follow 760 Followers on  Jul 25, 2018

At Google Cloud Next 2018 the release of Knative was announced as a “Kubernetes-based platform to build, deploy, and manage modern serverless workloads”. The open source framework attempts to codify the best practices around building, serving requests, and eventing. Knative has been developed by Google in close partnership with Pivotal, IBM, Red Hat, and SAP.

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QCon NY: Joe Emison on Serverless Patterns and Anti-Patterns

by Srini Penchikala Follow 37 Followers on  Jul 09, 2018

Joe Emison, CTO at Branch, spoke at QCon New York 2018 Conference about the design patterns and anti-patterns in serverless architecture.

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Instana Extends AI Application Monitoring to AWS Lambda

by Helen Beal Follow 4 Followers on  Jun 11, 2018

Instana, a cloud-native provider of artificial intelligence based monitoring tools for dynamic containerized microservice applications, has extended support to include AWS Lambda, a serverless computing platform and also announced availability through the AWS Marketplace.

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Google App Engine to Support Node.js 8.x Using the Recently Open Source gVisor Sandbox

by Wesley Reisz Follow 17 Followers on  May 10, 2018

Google App Engine (GAE), Google's PaaS offering, is now offering a preview of support for the Node.js 8.x runtime within the standard environment, with a full release promised soon.

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AWS Open Sources and Expands Serverless Application Model (SAM) Implementation

by Steffen Opel Follow 4 Followers on  Apr 30, 2018

Amazon Web Services (AWS) recently open sourced its Serverless Application Model (SAM) implementation and added a new event source for CloudWatch Logs subscription filters. The preceding release featured a comprehensive expansion of options to configure and deploy REST APIs via Amazon API Gateway, including support for CORS headers, regional endpoints, and binary media types.

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The Maturity of Microservices: MicroXchg Berlin Panel Discussion

by Jan Stenberg Follow 36 Followers on  Mar 27, 2018

In the microservices panel at microXchg 2018 in Berlin, Susanne Kaiser, together with the panel, consisting of Stefan Tilkov, Chris Richardson, Elisabeth Engel and Daniel Bryant, discussed the state of microservices as of today and whether the hype is over — is microservices now a mature technique or is serverless the next step?

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The Future of Microservices and Distributed Systems: QCon London Microservices Panel Discussion

by Jan Stenberg Follow 36 Followers on  Mar 11, 2018

In the microservices panel at QCon London 2018, track host Sam Newman together with Susanne Kaiser, Guy Podjarny, Idit Levine and Mark Burgess, discussed how the service technology as we see it today will change, and how we will build systems in the future. They believe microservices will continue to exist but will evolve into becoming a base for other techniques like serverless architectures.

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AWS Makes Serverless Application Repository Generally Available

by Steffen Opel Follow 4 Followers on  Feb 28, 2018

After a brief preview period since re:Invent 2017, Amazon Web Services (AWS) made its new Serverless Application Repository generally available. Users can now discover, configure, and deploy serverless applications and components via the AWS Lambda console, which AWS considers an "ideal venue for AWS partners, enterprise customers, and independent developers to share their serverless creations".

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Oracle's Fn Serverless Platform Adds Prometheus Support and Helm Chart Installation for Kubernetes

by Daniel Bryant Follow 760 Followers on  Feb 09, 2018

At the recent KubeCon NA conference, InfoQ sat down and discussed Oracle’s Function-as-a-Service (FaaS) “serverless” Fn Project with Bob Quillin, vice president of Oracle Container Group. The Fn project has evolved rapidly since its launch in October 2017, and additions include: support for Prometheus monitoring; a new Hybrid Architecture; and an open source Helm Chart Fn installer.

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Serverless Challenges in Hybrid Environments

by Manuel Pais Follow 9 Followers on  Nov 30, 2017

Sam Newman, independent consultant and author of the book "Building Microservices", talked at the Velocity conference in London on the challenges faced when hybrid systems rely on both serverless architectures and traditional infrastructure. In particular, Newman discussed how serverless changes our notion of resiliency and how the two paradigms clash at times of high load in the system.

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