FaaS

March 20, 2019

CLOUD

A Solution Looking For A Problem?

Last year, on a date that he is uncertain of, Cisco’s own Pete Johnson saw a tweet that said: “Serverless is a solution looking for a problem.” The statement frustrated...

November 2, 2018

CLOUD

Examining the FaaS on K8S Market

In this blog we’ll explore the different approaches that each FaaS runtime takes and what the developer experience is like...

October 4, 2018

CLOUD

Cloud Unfiltered, Episode 56: Trekking the Serverless Landscape with Krishnan Subramanian

In this episode I think it’s fair to say that we get down and dirty on the subject of serverless. We muck around in the different technologies, the different terminologies, adoption patterns, and potential impact on the industry.

September 22, 2017

CLOUD

Function-as-a-Service 301: New Frontiers

At some point in this series, either Function-as-a-Service 101: What is It? or Function-as-a-Services 201: Common Architectures, you might have said to yourself, “Wait a minute, Cisco sells servers so why are you talking about serverless technologies?”  Even keeping in mind the oxymoronic details discussed in the 101 post that there are actually servers still […]

August 22, 2017

CLOUD

Function-as-a-Service 201: Common Architectures

In my last entry in this space, entitled Function-as-a-Service 101: What is it?, I introduced the concepts, players, and basic usage of Function-as-a-Service (FaaS).  But how are people actually using it?  Welcome to Function-as-a-Service 201: Common Architectures. Back in December at AWS re:Invent, the definitive talk on this topic was led by AWS Solution Architects […]

February 23, 2016

INNOVATION

Huge Opportunities for Service Providers at the Intersection of Fog and Mobility

I have the privilege of being in Barcelona this week for Mobile World Congress. With nearly 100,000 attendees and an impressive conference agenda, it’s a week packed with not only ideas and innovation, but with interactions with leaders, startups, disruptors, and other major players in mobile technology. The topic of mobility continues to dominate and […]