Today we announced that Nimbella has joined DigitalOcean, and so this marks a milestone in my startup journey. Three years ago, we set out to build a team, technology and company to change and simplify the way developers build applications in the cloud era. This cloud would be built with…


AWS re:Invent kicked off last week with AWS CEO Andy Jassy delivering a fast paced and announcement-packed keynote. If you missed it, you can watch it on replay, or read on for a recap of the most notable news and implications related to Serverless Computing. …


I was recently looking for articles that describe how to build custom Slack bots and commands. I found several informative articles that describe using Serverless technology for this purpose (see this, this and this for examples). …


Nimbella is serverless made easy.

This article demonstrates how to build a stateful web application using Nimbella. I will use a Stock Trading application as the running example, and highlight how a developer can build the complete application, consisting of a frontend and a stateful backend. This application mimics the functionality of a transactional application…


How Serverless Computing is Shaping the Cloud

Serverless computing, ushered in full force with the introduction of AWS Lambda, is the foundation of a cloud-native transformation that is ongoing in the industry. It is the way cloud applications are being built and will be built for the most part in the future.

An example of serverless computing…


Serverless computing with functions fundamentally reduces the amount of code you develop and deploy for cloud applications, eschewing the “server” parts, and allowing you to focus on just your functions. …


It is common for a web based service to provide a service level agreement (SLA) which specifies the level of up-time the provider strives for. The SLA constitutes the terms and contract between the provider and the user. …


Connecting Travis CI to Slack Using Apache OpenWhisk

In this article, I show you how to use Apache OpenWhisk to create a serverless application that is composed from serverless functions. The functions are created and deployed as OpenWhisk actions. Similarly, the composition itself is an OpenWhisk action. …


Serverless computing frees developers from infrastructure management. Instead, developers focus on their business value and managing the business critical assets — the code. Infrastructure security, scalability, maintenance, availability, monitoring and the like are managed by the cloud provider.

Functions-as-a-service or simply functions is one of the building blocks for serverless…

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