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Get started with serverless

What is serverless?

Serverless is an approach to computing that offloads responsibility for common infrastructure management tasks to cloud providers and tools, allowing you to focus on the business logic specific to your applications.

Skill level


Estimated time to complete

Approximately 2 hours.

Learning objectives

With this learning path, you:

  • Learn about the basics of serverless, including Function as a service (FaaS) and the relationship between OpenWhisk and Knative
  • Create, build, and run a cloud-native serverless application using IBM Cloud Functions
  • Set up an action with IBM Cloud Functions, trigger that action with a webhook, and invoke GitHub APIs using Python code
  • Use serverless functions to quickly apply artificial intelligence technology