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

by Steffen Opel Follow 3 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 29 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 29 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 3 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 627 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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Traffic Shifting in AWS Lambda Aliases Coming Soon

by Chris Swan Follow 488 Followers on  Oct 29, 2017

Amazon’s Chris Munns announced at the recent Serverless Conference NYC that AWS Lambda will soon support a feature called traffic shifting. This will allow a weight to be applied to Lambda function aliases to shift traffic between two versions of a function. The feature will enable the use of canary releases and blue/green deployment.

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Azure Functions Now Support Java

by Steef-Jan Wiggers Follow 4 Followers on  Oct 27, 2017

At JavaOne, Microsoft announced that Azure Functions, which allows users to run small pieces of code in the cloud, support Java. This update adds to the number of supported languages for Azure Functions and makes Microsoft the second major cloud provider to introduce serverless Java support.

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JavaOne Keynote: Oracle Talks Blockchain, Bots and Serverless

by Matt Raible Follow 11 Followers on  Oct 13, 2017

The developer keynote at JavaOne on Tuesday focused on communication and Oracle’s cloud offering. Oracle provided an update on Oracle Developer Community, the relaunched OTN that was announced at JavaOne last year, and provided a number of demos and overviews of Oracle Cloud.

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Microsoft Ships Azure Event Grid for Unified Event Processing

by Richard Seroter Follow 5 Followers on  Aug 16, 2017

Today, Microsoft released a novel service for ingesting and processing cloud events. The Azure Event Grid takes events generated from Azure services, or custom apps, and routes them to chosen handlers.

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Why the JVM is a Good Choice for Serverless Computing: John Chapin Discusses AWS Lambda at QCon NY

by Daniel Bryant Follow 627 Followers on  Jun 30, 2017 2

At QCon New York John Chapin presented “Fearless AWS Lambdas”, and not only argued that the JVM is a good platform on which to deploy serverless code, but also provided guidance on extracting the best performance from Java-based AWS Lambda functions.

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John Gossman on Microsoft’s Serverless Platform, Azure Functions and Logic Apps

by Srini Penchikala Follow 34 Followers on  Apr 28, 2017

John Gossman, lead architect at Microsoft Azure, spoke on Thursday at ServerlessConf Conference about Microsoft's open source Serverless platform. The Microsoft team also gave demos on Azure Functions, Logic Apps and how to monitor the platform components.

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10 Weeks to QCon New York: Keynotes Announced and Early Peek into the Speaker Lineup

by Wesley Reisz Follow 16 Followers on  Apr 24, 2017

QCon New York (the 6th annual software conference) is just 10 weeks away. June 26-28 QCon returns to its new location at Times Square’s Marriott Marquis, but with the same great lineup of speakers. 2017 features speakers from Stitch Fix, Google, Netflix, Lyft, Pivotal, Redis Labs, among others.

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Shrinking Microservices to Functions: Adrian Cockcroft Discusses Serverless at microXchg

by Daniel Bryant Follow 627 Followers on  Feb 20, 2017

At the microXchg microservices conference, held in Berlin, Adrian Cockcroft presented “Shrinking Microservices to Functions”. Key takeaways from the talk included: ‘serverless’ technologies enable rapidly developed functions-as-a-service (FaaS); and the biggest challenges for modern enterprise software development are connected with the people and process within an organisation.

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