cloud functions

April 18, 2019

Load Balancing API Calls Across Regions with IBM Cloud Internet Services and Cloud API Gateway

In this article, we'll explore load balancing traffic across two geographically-separated backends built on IBM Cloud Functions. We'll use the IBM Cloud API Gateway to deploy the same API definition in both regions, and then intelligently route traffic with IBM Cloud Internet Services.

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February 8, 2019

Authenticating Users with Cloud Functions, API Gateway, and App ID

Authentication and authorization are key components for any web app, and APIs built as cloud functions are no exception. This article will show you how to build an IBM Cloud Function API and then use IBM Cloud App ID to protect the function with the IBM Cloud API Gateway—no code change required.

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October 16, 2018

Serverless Data and Analytics

IBM Cloud has a really compelling portfolio of relevant serverless services that makes it a prime player in delivering a serverless data and analytics platform. All of these services have special mutual integration and optimization points.

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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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September 5, 2018

Custom Domain Support is Now Available Globally for IBM Cloud API Management

Today, we're announcing the global availability of the custom domains feature for IBM Cloud's lightweight API management service. In the process of rolling this out worldwide, we've taken usage data and customer feedback into account to make the feature even better.

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August 1, 2018

What’s Included in the IBM Cloud Developer Tools CLI Version 2.1.0

See what's included in version 2.1.0 of the IBM Cloud Developer Tools CLI.

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July 9, 2018

Building Highly Available Apps with IBM Container Service, Kubernetes, and Rancher 2.0

This is the first in a three-part series on “Building microservice data lakes with IBM Cloud.” In this series we’ll explore how you can use IBM Cloud to deploy microservice applications, store data generated by those microservices in IBM Cloud Object Storage, and then query across that data using IBM Cloud SQL Query. Building an […]

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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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February 2, 2018

Using the New Python 3 Runtime and IBM Cloud Services in your Serverless Apps

Simplifying the use of IBM services and data science IBM Cloud Functions sets a limit of 48 MB for your action code, including dependencies, which can be large. This means you wouldn’t be able to upload certain actions (if too large), or the upload could take a long time, specifically when you update often. To […]

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