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What is Apache OpenWhisk?

Apache OpenWhisk (incubating) is a serverless, open source cloud platform that executes functions in response to events at any scale.
Apache OpenWhisk is a tool in the Serverless / Task Processing category of a tech stack.
Apache OpenWhisk is an open source tool with 4.7K GitHub stars and 930 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Apache OpenWhisk's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Apache OpenWhisk?

4 companies reportedly use Apache OpenWhisk in their tech stacks, including Qubitro, jjjj, and breadcrumb.

14 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Apache OpenWhisk.

Apache OpenWhisk Integrations

JavaScript, Python, Node.js, Docker, and nginx are some of the popular tools that integrate with Apache OpenWhisk. Here's a list of all 20 tools that integrate with Apache OpenWhisk.

Why developers like Apache OpenWhisk?

Here’s a list of reasons why companies and developers use Apache OpenWhisk

Apache OpenWhisk's Features

  • Fine-grained resource consumption
  • Use any language, any service
  • Plug your service into Apache OpenWhisk
  • Open source community

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 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.
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.
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.
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.
See all alternatives

Apache OpenWhisk's Followers
69 developers follow Apache OpenWhisk to keep up with related blogs and decisions.
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