It’s all about the topology: what FaaS can learn from stream processing

The Functions-as-a-Service paradigm is steadily progressing but it won’t catch its stride until it learns from established paradigms

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FaaS currently has a fundamental abstraction problem that’s limits its development and preventing it from flourishing

Topology-based stream processing systems

Deep dive: Apache Heron

What FaaS needs to learn

FaaS is supposed to free us from plumbing work; instead, it’s created new and different, but equally frustrating, plumbing work

We’re missing libraries, not systems

Developer advocate with the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF)