Posts in 2018

  • Writing Serverless Functions for JVM with

    Thursday, August 30, 2018 in Blog

    Introduction The Java Virtual Machine (JVM) is one of the most popular application frameworks, particularly when it comes to enterprise software development - due to the maturity of JVM, the breadth of integrated developer tools and the vibrant …

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  • Function Composition: What It Means, and Why You Should Care

    Friday, June 08, 2018 in Blog

    FaaS Functions give you the ability to quickly deploy services made of small functionality. But any more complex use case requires multiple functions. What are the different approaches to this? What are the parameters on the basis of which we should …

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  • Function Composition in a Serverless World [Video]

    Monday, May 14, 2018 in Blog

    Earlier this month, Software Engineer Erwin van Eyk and Developer Advocate Timirah James gave an awesome talk on function composition at KubeCon EU in Copenhagen, Denmark. The talk covered 5 serverless function composition styles and the significance …

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  • Getting Started: Composing Serverless Functions with Fission Workflows (Part 2)

    Thursday, April 05, 2018 in Blog

    This is the second half of a 2-part introduction to Fission Workflows. In part One of this series, we talked about the concepts around Fission Workflows, how to create them, as well as a few demos of use cases in which you might use them. So we’ve …

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  • Women in Open Source: Highlight Series

    Saturday, March 31, 2018 in Blog

    As we all know, the presence of active women in the Open Source community is scarce. Last year, GitHub conducted an online survey in which they randomly selected 5,500 developers of open source projects, and found that only 3% of that population were …

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  • Getting Started: Composing Serverless Functions with Fission Workflows (Part 1)

    Tuesday, March 27, 2018 in Blog

    This is the first of a 2-part introduction to Fission Workflows. Fission provides fast serverless functions on Kubernetes. While functions are great for specific pieces of business logic, any non-trivial application requires a composition of …

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  • FaaS Function Composition with Fission Workflows and NATS

    Thursday, March 22, 2018 in Blog

    NATS is a lightweight, open source, high-performance, messaging system for cloud native applications, IOT messaging, and microservices architectures. The NATS messaging system implements a scalable publish-subscribe (or pub/sub) distribution model. …

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  • Hello World: Creating Functions using Fission (in Golang)

    Monday, March 05, 2018 in Blog

    First, What is Serverless? In the last blog post Kubernetes for Newbies, we went over how to get an application up and running on Kubernetes. Though Kubernetes is surely a hot topic in tech, the “serverless” space has become just as (if not even …

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  • Hello World in Go for Kubernetes Newbies

    Tuesday, February 20, 2018 in Blog

    Over the past 3 or so years, it seems the term “containerization” and the name “Kubernetes” have been amplified throughout the tech community non-stop. Even with that being so, as a developer, it can be easy to shy away from Kubernetes as its …

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