MultiCloud OpenWhisk: Creating your own OpenWhisk deployment on IBM Bluemix Infrastructure and Amazon Web Services (AWS)

By Animesh Singh, Megan Kostick and Michael Brewer This is the 3rd in series for our MultiCloud OpenWhisk article. In the first one, we described how you can build your own distributed OpenWhisk deployment on OpenStack. In the second one, we detailed how to build Serverless applications using Node-RED which can execute actions for hybrid…  Continue reading MultiCloud OpenWhisk: Creating your own OpenWhisk deployment on IBM Bluemix Infrastructure and Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Cloudant Change Trigger no Longer Supports “includeDoc”

In using Cloudant package for IBM Bluemix OpenWhisk, there has been an option to use a parameter (‘includeDoc’), which attaches a specified document to the change feed. This parameter will be no longer supported as of December 15th, 2016, 8:00am PST. If you use this parameter, to replicate the behavior in your OpenWhisk deployment, follow…  Continue reading Cloudant Change Trigger no Longer Supports “includeDoc”

MultiCloud OpenWhisk: Creating Serverless Applications using Node-RED and OpenWhisk

By Animesh Singh and Myles Borins This is the 2nd in series for our MultiCloud OpenWhisk article. In the first one, we described how you can build your own distributed OpenWhisk deployment on OpenStack. Now that you have your own OpenWhisk installed on your own infrastructure, how can you create Serverless applications which can utilize…  Continue reading MultiCloud OpenWhisk: Creating Serverless Applications using Node-RED and OpenWhisk

Agenda for our newest OpenWhisk workshop we will run during the Serverless Conference in London available – sign-up now

As already announced here, the OpenWhisk team will run a workshop to teach you the basic concepts behind serverless computing in general and OpenWhisk in particular during the upcoming Serverless Conference taking place in London, UK from October, 26th to October, 28th. We have meanwhile defined our preliminary agenda (subject to minor changes) to convince…  Continue reading Agenda for our newest OpenWhisk workshop we will run during the Serverless Conference in London available – sign-up now

Node-RED and OpenWhisk: Automation meets Event-driven app logic

By Michael Behrendt and Nick O'Leary Recently we received a number of questions on how OpenWhisk & Node-RED relate to each other. In this blog, we’re trying to provide more clarity on how they complement each other. Node-RED allows users to define arbitrary flows, where individual tasks such as invocation of service APIs can be…  Continue reading Node-RED and OpenWhisk: Automation meets Event-driven app logic

Meet us at the GOTO Conference in Berlin

The OpenWhisk team will attend this year’s GOTO Conference taking place in Berlin, Germany from November, 14th to November, 15th. So, feel free to attend Andreas Nauerz's and Simon Moser's session where they will talk about how to build serverless and event-driven applications with OpenWhisk. More details: https://gotocon.com/berlin-2016/presentations/show_talk.jsp?oid=7863 In case you want to join get…  Continue reading Meet us at the GOTO Conference in Berlin

Lightweight data pipelines with OpenWhisk

Serverless platforms (like OpenWhisk) are becoming tremendously popular in a variety of scenarios. One such scenario is designing lightweight yet scalable event-driven pipelines for processing of continuously arriving data, from sources such as the Internet of Things. While there are many solutions for processing of event streams (such as IBM Streams or Apache Spark Streaming),…  Continue reading Lightweight data pipelines with OpenWhisk

Sign-up today for our newest OpenWhisk workshop we will run during the Serverless Conference in London

During the upcoming Serverless Conference taking place in London, UK from October, 26th to October, 28th, the OpenWhisk team will run a workshop to teach you the basic concepts behind serverless computing in general and OpenWhisk in particular. Today's leading enterprise (mobile) applications are being composed of loosely coupled, cloud-based microservices, to provide powerful end-to-end…  Continue reading Sign-up today for our newest OpenWhisk workshop we will run during the Serverless Conference in London

Meet us at the Serverless Conference in London

Once again the OpenWhisk team will attend the next Serverless Conference, this time taking place in London, UK from October, 26th to October, 29th. So, feel free to attend one of our sessions and meet Michael Behrendt, Steve Fink, Andreas Nauerz, James Thomas, and others who will talk about how to build serverless and event-driven…  Continue reading Meet us at the Serverless Conference in London