Developing on OpenFaaS using minikube and helm

Eric Stoekl
OpenFaaS and Minikube

When you’re getting started with OpenFaaS, you are faced with the decision of what to use as your orchestrator. The main container orchestration mechanisms supported by OpenFaaS are Docker Swarm and Kubernetes.

Swarm is fantastic for its simplicity, but you may need to deploy your function on the more powerful Kubernetes. When developing for Kubernetes on your local machine, it is best to use minikube to minimize the complexity of getting Kubernetes up and running.

Check out a detailed guide on how to get started with minikube here:

https://medium.com/@alexellisuk/getting-started-with-openfaas-on-minikube-634502c7acdf

Eric Stoekl

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Fan of Open Source and DevOps. OpenFaaS contributor.

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