One of the biggest complaints against Functions as a Service (FaaS) like AWS Lambda, Google Cloud Functions, Azure Functions, IBM Functions, etc. is the problem of cold start. Cold start is about the delay between the execution of a function after someone invokes it. To be more specific, it is about the function at the […]
At StackSense, we were skeptical about Google Serverless strategy and even advised readers not to use Google Functions because it was left languishing for quite some time. We rank Google Cloud Functions on the bottom among the four major cloud providers because of the lack of features and lack of general availability for the service. […]
One of the top concerns for Serverless, especially among the enterprise users, is the idea of vendor lock-in. Functions as a Service (FaaS) offerings from public cloud providers definitely has a certain level of vendor lock-in. The key question is what is the impact of this lock-in. There are two factors that need to be discussed while […]
Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) has been active in setting up a working group for Serverless in order to define the standards. The working group has been active in defining a level of abstraction that could both be complementary and competitive to what CNCF represents. This is also an insurance policy against Serverless driving adoption […]
Functions as a Service (FaaS) has been gaining quite a bit of traction among developers and startups. In our conversations with enterprise decision makers, we see that there is some level of FaaS adoption, in varying stages of maturity, in their organizations. We are in the process of publishing an independent research report next month […]
IBM Think 2018 conference was held in Las Vegas and this is a Rishidot Research trip report. IBM has finally got a more unified message across Cloud, Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain and other technologies that are part of the modern enterprise stack. IBM Services is talking about multi cloud as their main message.