serverless

A 2-post collection

Test Driving Docker Function as a Service (FaaS)

Serverless is no longer just a buzzword for Docker it is now a reality. Recently, I had the opportunity to test drive the Docker Serverless project or better known as Docker FaaS (Functions as a Service). Fellow Docker Captain Alex Ellis is the mastermind behind the project. Docker FaaS started back in December '16 and I started following the project with excitement shortly after. Since then it has made its way into the popular tech news site of Infoworld and gathered impressive feedback from Hacker News.

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The Insiders Guide to Docker Serverless

The word Serverless plants a seed in our mind without knowing what it actually is. Are you visualizing empty data centers? Does Serverless mean we are abstracting servers from our infrastructure? Of course not. So what is Serverless and what benefit does it provide? Before answering the Serverless question we need to understand what started the Serverless trend. Amazon announced their Lambda service back in November 2014 which ignited the Serverless buzz. AWS's Lambda is a Functions as a Service (FaaS) or snippets of code designed

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