openwhisk

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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Expose Auth0-enabled OpenWhisk actions with API Connect

Serverless computing platforms give developers a rapid way to build APIs without servers. OpenWhisk supports automatic generation of REST API for actions exposed by API Gateway. When the capabilities provided by the API Gateway do not cover all usecases you have for an API - such as publishing it in a developer portal or performing advanced mapping, transformation, validation, you can migrate to the API Connect service.

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Deploy Logistics Wizard microservices with Kubernetes and Istio

Logistics Wizard is a reimagined supply chain optimization system for the 21st century. In this post, we show how to deploy its microservices in Kubernetes.

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Introducing Bluemix Native API Management in CF Apps – The Most Integrated API Tooling on the Market

Introducing Native API Management in Bluemix Cloud Foundry, the most integrated API Tooling on the public cloud. You can add security and control to an API in seconds, all without having to leave the Cloud Foundry UI or Bluemix CLI. This is our second Bluemix integration, coming just weeks after integrating with OpenWhisk.We sat down with developers and listened to what they needed on day-one to control and secure their APIs.

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Getting started with PagerDuty on Bluemix

PagerDuty provides a real-time incident management solution helping IT Operations and DevOps teams deliver on the promise of agility, performance, and uptime. With PagerDuty, you can minimize business-disrupting events and meet the availability and performance demands of a digital enterprise.

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How to scale my microservice with Cloud Foundry, Containers and OpenWhisk?

As your app gets more users and traffic how do you scale its components to handle the additional load?

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My microservice has crashed, now what?

Although you have been very cautious about protecting your code against failures, it happened, it crashed. Now what? How does the platform help you keep your service available?

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One microservice, three compute options: Cloud Foundry, container & OpenWhisk – the choice is yours

How do Cloud Foundry, Kubernetes, OpenWhisk differ and which one would you pick for your next project?

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Serverless computing and Watson service chaining via OpenWhisk : Part 1 of 3 Resource Requirements

This 3-part series of posts helps you understand the in-depth features of Serverless Computing via OpenWhisk. OpenWhisk offers an easy way to chain services where an output of first action acts as an input to the second action and so on in a sequence. This post describes the resource requirements for performing this lab.

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