An Introduction to OpenWhisk, IBM's Open Source Serverless Computing Platform

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Serverless computing become an alternative computing model to virtual machines and containers. AWS Lambda is leader in this area. However, an application designed for Lambda cannot run outside the context of AWS.

For developers considering an alternative that can run within the datacenter and cloud, OpenWhisk from IBM can be a potential option.

Article introduces OpenWhisk concepts and terminology and also has start example of actions which you can create in web browser editor provided by Bluemix.

OpenWhisk is a powerful, open source serverless computing platform

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