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October 12, 2018

Cloud Functions Package Design and Best Practices

Whether they're JARs, libs, Gems, or modules, successful programming languages provide an ability to share and re-use code. IBM Cloud Functions is no different—it enables developer productivity through installable packages. But what makes a good package?

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August 30, 2018

Querying Your Distributed Application Data Using IBM Cloud Object Storage and IBM SQL Query

In this third part of a four-part series on Operationalizing SQL Query, we'll bring together the microservices we deployed in Part 1 to query data in IBM Cloud Object Storage (COS) using the techniques we developed in Part 2 using IBM SQL Query with the goal of connecting our application's data to Business Intelligence (BI) tools.

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August 13, 2018

CI/CD Pipeline for OpenWhisk Functions Using Whisk Deploy

The article presents a technique for developing a CI/CD pipeline in IBM Cloud for OpenWhisk functions using Whisk Deploy configuration cataloged in GitHub.

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August 8, 2018

Creating A Microservice Data Lake With IBM Cloud Object Storage and IBM SQL Query

Is your application's data a stream trickling into a puddle or a rising tide overwhelming the levees? Either way, IBM has you covered with tools to store, retrieve, query, and gain insights from data of any size.

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February 14, 2018

New Node.js 8 runtime for IBM Cloud Functions

Introducing a new runtime for JavaScript IBM Cloud Functions based on Node.js version 8. Now you can take advantage of the new features that are offered by the recently released Node.js version 8 on Long Term Support

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December 4, 2017

Building Your Decoder Ring At CloudNativeCon

Today I’m blogging from ISTIO Day at CloudNativeCon in Austin. IBM has a whole cache of event activities for attendees looking to unlock the secrets to accelerated DevOps, container ops, distributed logging, container security, microservices, and serverless computing. We’ll also have tips & tricks for building cloud native.  Coming out of the conference, developers will […]

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October 10, 2017

Introducing Serverless Composition for IBM Cloud Functions

Functions-as-a-Service (FaaS) bring to the cloud a set of properties that are central to the serverless computing promise: little to no concern about infrastructure operations, auto provisioning and auto scaling, and pay-per-use with zero cost for idle time. While these benefits are driving the growth of FaaS, developers are quickly realizing they need a better programming […]

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October 5, 2017

Workshop: Build a weather bot at ServerlessConf NYC

At the upcoming Serverless Conference, the OpenWhisk team will run a workshop to teach basic concepts of serverless computing in general and the Apache OpenWhisk platform in particular.

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August 24, 2017

Four Reasons Serverless FaaS on the IBM Cloud is Better Than Ever

  We’ve been working hard to improve our popular serverless offering, IBM Bluemix OpenWhisk.  Functions as a Service (FaaS) enables developers to create and run event-driven apps that scale on demand.  Based on the Apache OpenWhisk Project, which provides a core underlying code base for building and deploying FaaS applications.  With FaaS, team members can build apps more quickly by working on different […]

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