Michael Behrendt

February 7, 2019

A Recap of the Key Advantages Offered by IBM Cloud Functions

In preparation for the upcoming Think 2019 conference (February 12–15 in San Francisco, CA), here are some important IBM Cloud Functions highlights and accomplishments from the last few months.

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September 21, 2018

IBM Cloud Functions is Now Available in the Washington DC/US-East Region

While serverless abstracts away the infrastructure your code is running on, it's still important to have control over the specific set of regions your is code in. We're very excited to announce that IBM Cloud Functions is now available in our Washington DC/US-East region.

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September 19, 2018

Serverless Functions vs. Virtual Machines: A Total Cost of Ownership Comparison

Explore relevant costs, performance, and availability issues for a Total Cost of Ownership comparison of virtual machine and serverless functions.

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September 10, 2018

Debunking 7 Serverless Myths

There are plenty of myths associated with serverless functions that prevent teams from adopting this technology. Were going to debunk the top seven serverless myths about IBM Cloud Functions.

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April 11, 2018

IBM Cloud Functions: we’re doubling the time limit on executing actions

If you work with Cloud Functions, you know that building serverless applications mainly happens by creating actions–small pieces of code that each do one thing well. You can of course sequence actions together or create event-driven workflows. Through our work with customers, we have realized that some scenarios (for example, image processing, file processing, data pipelines) require more time […]

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February 25, 2016

Architect’s Recap: IBM Bluemix OpenWhisk

IBM Bluemix OpenWhisk is an event-driven compute platform that executes application logic in response to events or through direct invocations–from web/mobile apps or other endpoints. In line with the microservices trend, OpenWhisk has the significant benefit of supporting the decomposition of applications into as many small building blocks as needed.

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February 22, 2016

Announcing IBM Bluemix OpenWhisk

Today we’re announcing IBM Bluemix OpenWhisk as an experimental service as well as open-sourcing the underlying codebase. OpenWhisk is an event-driven compute platform that executes application logic in response to events or through direct invocations–from web/mobile apps or other endpoints. Bluemix services or external sources provide events to OpenWhisk. More...

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