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Apache OpenWhisk

The best open-source serverless cloud platform, enterprise ready and accessible to all developers.
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What is Apache OpenWhisk?

OpenWhisk is an open source serverless platform. It is enterprise grade and accessible to all developers thanks to its superior programming model and tooling. It powers IBM Cloud Functions, Adobe I/O Runtime, Naver, Nimbella among others.
Apache OpenWhisk is a tool in the Serverless / Task Processing category of a tech stack.
Apache OpenWhisk is an open source tool with 5.5K GitHub stars and 1.1K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Apache OpenWhisk's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Apache OpenWhisk?

Companies
4 companies reportedly use Apache OpenWhisk in their tech stacks, including jjjj, Nimbella Serverless Platform, and Kupreev Pro.

Developers
23 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Apache OpenWhisk.

Apache OpenWhisk Integrations

JavaScript, Python, Node.js, Docker, and Visual Studio Code are some of the popular tools that integrate with Apache OpenWhisk. Here's a list of all 25 tools that integrate with Apache OpenWhisk.
Pros of Apache OpenWhisk
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You are not tied to a provider. IBM available however
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Still exploring... its just intresting

Apache OpenWhisk's Features

  • Serverless functions
  • FaaS
  • Fine-grained resource consumption
  • Use any language
  • Containers as functions
  • service
  • Functions-as-a-Service
  • Function composition
  • Step Functions
  • Docker
  • Kubernetes
  • Open source community
  • Apache

Apache OpenWhisk Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Apache OpenWhisk?
AWS Lambda
AWS Lambda is a compute service that runs your code in response to events and automatically manages the underlying compute resources for you. You can use AWS Lambda to extend other AWS services with custom logic, or create your own back-end services that operate at AWS scale, performance, and security.
Kubeless
Kubeless is a Kubernetes native serverless Framework. Kubeless supports both HTTP and event based functions triggers. It has a serverless plugin, a graphical user interface and multiple runtimes, including Python and Node.js.
Serverless
Build applications comprised of microservices that run in response to events, auto-scale for you, and only charge you when they run. This lowers the total cost of maintaining your apps, enabling you to build more logic, faster. The Framework uses new event-driven compute services, like AWS Lambda, Google CloudFunctions, and more.
Azure Functions
Azure Functions is an event driven, compute-on-demand experience that extends the existing Azure application platform with capabilities to implement code triggered by events occurring in virtually any Azure or 3rd party service as well as on-premises systems.
Cloud Functions for Firebase
Cloud Functions for Firebase lets you create functions that are triggered by Firebase products, such as changes to data in the Realtime Database, uploads to Cloud Storage, new user sign ups via Authentication, and conversion events in Analytics.
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Apache OpenWhisk's Followers
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