Just because everyone is talking about something, that doesn’t mean it’s actually worth your time. Chris Wahl shares his experiences getting to grips with serverless technology, what he learned throughout the process, and whether, ultimately, serverless is something worth considering.
Welcome to the Top Level Projects, Apache OpenWhisk! This serverless platform for executing functions started its life at IBM. Now, it is open source and part of The Apache Software Foundation. It joins the ranks of projects such as Apache Dubbo and Apache NetBeans. Find out what this platform is capable of, and give the community a hand.
A little birdie told me Serverless Architecture Conference tickets are on sale! Are you ready to learn about the most important trends in the field? Don’t miss out on this great offer, only available until July 25, 2019 – buy your tickets now to save up to €304 and get an Arduino Starter Kit or Raspberry Pi!
Every Monday, we take a step back and look at all the cool stuff that went down during the previous week. Last week, we published a new double issue of JAX Magazine, interviewed Red Hat’s Martin Klaus, learned about Jakarta EE 8’s release date, and lots more. Let’s have a look.
The AWS Toolkit for Visual Studio Code has left its early developer preview and enters general availability under an Apache License. With the extension, you can create serverless apps, step-through debug, test code locally, and even deploy to AWS all from within the VSCode editor. Read on to find out more about its features.
Serverless is a hotly discussed topic right now, and it seems to mean different things to different people. We caught up with Lee Atchison, Senior Director, Cloud Architecture at New Relic to discuss what serverless means to him, how it’s changing the way applications are developed and what implications serverless could have for infrastructure in the future.
It’s been a long time since Grails got a big update – over four years. Grails 4 doesn’t just update the minimum dependencies and improve startup time and memory use, but also brings Micronaut into the spotlight.
In serverless news, Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced that Amazon Aurora with Postgre SQL compatibility now supports serverless. Find out some of the potential use cases and limitations for this service and if it is the right choice for your applications.
With developers just now wrapping their heads around application platforms and containers, what are they to make of functions as a service? In this talk, Nathaniel Schutta clears up the confusion!
“We are continuously trying to move to higher levels of abstractions with our applications”, says JAX DevOps speaker, Erwin van Eyk, software engineer at Platform9 and researcher at Delft University of Technology. We asked him to share his thoughts on serverless and the radical change in developers’ lives!
What do you have to consider when deciding to use a serverless data warehouse? There are both drawbacks and benefits to keep in mind when making this choice. Emily Marchant discusses the advantages and disadvantages to help guide you on your way.
One day soon, serverless will be seen as a primary way to develop new applications. In this article, Erez Berkner explains why it’ll take some time for the knowledge and expertise to accumulate.
“In a Serverless world, sophisticated orchestration tools aren’t just nice-to-have, they’re non-negotiable”
A new version of Puppet Enterprise just has been released (Puppet Enterprise 2019.1). We talked to Matt Waxman, Head of Products at Puppet, about the new features of this release, the open source automation tool Puppet Bolt and the impact of Serverless Computing to the world of Infrastructure as Code.
As Serverless is on the rise, the art of debugging and tracing is changing, too, as well as the day to day work life of developers and admins. At the Serverless Architecture Conference 2019 in The Hague we talked to Billie Thompson, cloud-native consultant at Armakuni, about how Serverless is affecting the IT industry and how tracing is done in the times of Serverless.