Functions as a Service (on Docker Swarm)

What is FaaS?

FaaS is a platform for building serverless functions on Docker Swarm Mode with first class metrics. Any UNIX process can be packaged as a function in FaaS enabling you to consume a range of web events without repetitive boiler-plate coding.

FaaS is a tool in the Serverless / Task Processing category of a tech stack.

FaaS is an open source tool with 14K Github Stars and 1.1K Github Forks. Here’s a link to FaaS's open source repository on Github

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FaaS's alternatives

  • AWS Lambda - Automatically run code in response to modifications to objects in Amazon S3 buckets, messages in Kinesis streams, or updates in DynamoDB
  • Serverless - The most widely-adopted toolkit for building serverless applications
  • Cloud Functions for Firebase - Run your mobile backend code without managing servers
  • Google Cloud Functions - A serverless environment to build and connect cloud services
  • Azure Functions - Listen and react to events across your stack

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