For those who are yet unfamiliar, Google Cloud Functions is a serverless environment that is used by a wide variety of developers. It enables programmers to write simple functions and attach them to events related to their cloud infrastructure. It’s a fully managed environment, which means there is no need to allocate servers or other equipment in order for…

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Overview Technological trends over the last decade have made it possible for organizations to rely on “as a service” models. Instead of purchasing software, companies can pay service providers for access to the specific tools and services that they need. FaaS, which stands for “function as a service,” provides a robust, cloud-based approach to helping…

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Guy Podjarny published a great blog post discussing the Serverless space from a security perspective. I highly recommend reading it as it touches on some great points, going over both the security benefits and possible risks. Two points he made definitely stood out to me, and the first was the concept of a greater attack…

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Today we are excited to announce the second alpha release of IronFunctions, the language-agnostic serverless microservices platform that you can run anywhere; on public, private, and hybrid clouds, even on your own laptop. The initial release of IronFunctions received some amazing feedback and we’ve spent the past few months fixing many of the issues reported. Aside…

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IronFunctions is a serverless application platform. Unlike AWS Lambda it’s open-source, can run on any cloud — public, on-premise, or hybrid, and language agnostic, while maintaining AWS Lambda compatibility. The initial release of IronFunctions received some amazing feedback and the past few weeks were spent addressing outstanding issues. In this post I will be highlighting the biggest feature…

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We are pleased to announce a new project to enable Functions as a Service (FaaS) on OpenStack — Picasso. The mission is to provide an API for running FaaS on OpenStack, abstracting away the infrastructure layer while enabling simplicity, efficiency, and scalability for both developers and operators. Picasso can be used to trigger functions from OpenStack services,…

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  Today we’re excited to announce IronFunctions, our first major open source project. IronFunctions is a serverless microservices platform that you can run anywhere; on public, private, and hybrid clouds, even on your own laptop. The world is moving towards hybrid/multi-cloud, so should your serverless platform. It runs on top of the popular orchestration frameworks (Kubernetes, Mesosphere), inside…

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