Apache OpenWhisk vs. Knative

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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.

What is Knative?

Knative provides a set of middleware components that are essential to build modern, source-centric, and container-based applications that can run anywhere: on premises, in the cloud, or even in a third-party data center
Why do developers choose Apache OpenWhisk?
Why do you like Apache OpenWhisk?

Why do developers choose Knative?
Why do you like Knative?

What are the cons of using Apache OpenWhisk?
No Cons submitted yet for Apache OpenWhisk
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What are the cons of using Knative?
No Cons submitted yet for Knative
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What companies use Apache OpenWhisk?
2 companies on StackShare use Apache OpenWhisk
What companies use Knative?
0 companies on StackShare use Knative
What tools integrate with Apache OpenWhisk?
18 tools on StackShare integrate with Apache OpenWhisk
What tools integrate with Knative?
3 tools on StackShare integrate with Knative

What are some alternatives to Apache OpenWhisk and Knative?

  • 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

See all alternatives to Apache OpenWhisk

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