Long Running Lambdas

AWS Lambda has an execution time limit of 15 minutes, but when is it a problem for some applications and what alternatives are there?

Ella Levinson

March 17, 2020

Serverless Community Survey 2020: Day 1

The first day results of the Serverless Community Survey 2020

Ella Levinson

February 26, 2020

Why We Decided to Move Our Website From Netlify to ZEIT

More speed and serverless power to our Gatsby site with ZEIT

Amir Gafner

February 02, 2020

2019 in Serverless

The new year's eve is a great time to reflect on the past year and set new resolutions for the new one. Here is our reflection on 2019 in serverless.

Ella Levinson

December 31, 2019

Is Azure Functions 3.0 Ready For Production?

Microsoft announced Azure Functions 3.0, but how well does it perform compared to Functions 2.0? In this blog we'll benchmark the versions' performance and examine whether you should upgrade to Functions 3.0.

Adir Shemesh

December 17, 2019

Introducing: Adaptive Scaling and Function Chaining Auto-Scaling

Today we announce two new features: Adaptive Scaling allows developers to define a scaling graph for a specific function and Function Chaining Auto-Scaling will scale functions, that are part of the request flow, and will provide a completely warm function-chain.

Yan Cybulski

December 04, 2019

Benchmarking Invocation Overhead on New AWS Lambda Runtimes: Python 3.8, Java 11 and Node.js 12

AWS Lambda announced support to Python 3.8, Java 11 and Node.js 12. But how do the new runtimes affect the performance of AWS Lambda? Thanks to Faastest.com we can easily find out the answer to it and benchmark the invocation overheads in each runtime.

Adir Shemesh

November 20, 2019

Machine Learning Functions - Nuweba vs AWS Lambda

Deploying a Machine Learning function to AWS Lambda isn’t a simple task and the performance you get is poor. Learn why

Rony Lutsky

November 17, 2019

Why Should You Use Invocation Overhead Instead of Cold Start

Why we should not care about cold start and focus on invocation overhead.

Yan Cybulski

November 15, 2019

FaaS Benchmarking Made Easy: Introducing FaaStest.com and Faasbenchmark

Serverless adoption is growing rapidly every day, but some of the most important factors that trouble many serverless application developers are the performance and speed of the FaaS providers.

Yan Cybulski

October 02, 2019

When are Cold Starts a Problem?

Cold starts can have a huge effect on serverless application performance. We explain what causes cold starts and how you can address them.

Ido Neeman

August 12, 2019

Serverless For Less: How To Lower Your AWS Lambda Costs

AWS Lambda’s pricing model is great but the costs can quickly pile up if you’re not careful. Check out our tips for keeping costs low.

Ido Neeman

July 25, 2019

Part 4: How to create your own AWS Lambda-like FaaS with Knative, hassle-free 🏖

Understand how to trigger your function to interact with Lambda using API Gateway.

Eyal Avni

July 03, 2019

Part 3: How to create your own AWS Lambda-like FaaS with Knative, hassle-free 🏖

Now that we got our Knative cluster ready in part 2, let's see how we can convert it into a Lambda execution machine!

Eyal Avni

July 02, 2019

Part 2: How to create your own AWS Lambda-like FaaS with Knative, hassle-free 🏖

In this step-by-step guide, we get you started with basic Knative setup as the foundation of importing Lambda functions to your cluster!

Eyal Avni

July 01, 2019

Part 1: How to create your own AWS Lambda-like FaaS with Knative, hassle-free 🏖

Learn how to set up a Kubernetes cluster with built-in Knative, and enjoy a Lambda-like experience! In this four-part series, we will guide you from zero to full cluster with a Lambda-like experience.

Eyal Avni

June 30, 2019

Too much FUD? Fear, uncertainty, and doubt be gone!

Industry leaders (ourselves included) need to be held responsible when they overuse FUD. Enter the FUD button - developed precisely for this purpose.

Ido Neeman

June 13, 2019

The Truth about Serverless Security: It's Actually App Security

Serverless removes the responsibility of securing your infrastructure, but still leaves your application vulnerable. We explain how to best secure your applications.

Ido Neeman

May 21, 2019

If Game of Thrones Characters Were AWS Services

We compared our favorite Game of Thrones characters to AWS services to simplify the complexity of cloud architecture.

Ido Neeman

May 15, 2019

4 Reasons Why CISO's Need to Have a Plan for Serverless Security in 2019

Serverless is growing at a rapid pace, but so are its security risks. We look at 4 reasons why CISOs need to plan for serverless security.

Ido Neeman

May 06, 2019

The new AWS X-Ray Analytics feature: How your serverless apps can benefit from it

AWS Just released a new set of features to X-Ray that can make debugging life much easier, whether it is to better understand complex serverless architectures, user flow, or to spot high error rates and outliers.

Eyal Avni

May 01, 2019

Why Best Practices Aren't Enough to Secure Serverless

Let's take a look at 5 common best practices and consider why they fall short of securing serverless

Ido Neeman

April 16, 2019

Debunking 8 Serverless Myths

With the fast rising adoption of serverless, there are a lot of myths out there. We took a look at 8 of them.

Ido Neeman

March 18, 2019

Are You Addressing These Serverless Challenges?

Are you addressing these top serverless challenges?

Ido Neeman

March 04, 2019

How Nuweba Brings Serverless Computing into the Mainstream

Serverless computing is an extremely promising technology, but existing platforms suffer from poor performance, no application security, and limited visibility. Learn how Nuweba solves these problems.

Ido Neeman

February 19, 2019

Save Time and Money With These Open Source Serverless Projects

Check out our top 10 list of open source projects that should be on your radar.

Ido Neeman

February 05, 2019

Top Serverless Resources You Should Know About

These are our favorite resources to stay up-to-date on what's happening in the ecosystem.

Ido Neeman

January 17, 2019

What does serverless mean for DevOps

Serverless platforms will introduce new skills for DevOps teams to acquire and new challenges to overcome.

Ido Neeman

December 18, 2018

AWS Lambda in a VPC Will Soon be Much Faster

Cold starts are a big problem when using AWS Lambda in VPCs, but according to an announcement from the Lambda engineering team, they won't be a problem for much longer.

Ido Neeman

December 04, 2018

A look into AWS Lambda Applications view

AWS Lambda Applications – are you looking for a practical guide? Take a look at our guide for getting started with Lambda, using Applications view to facilitate adopting a serverless architecture. In our minds, this is a must read which includes step-by-step instructions. Take a look!

Ilan Shamir

November 22, 2018

Serverless vs. Containers: What’s Right for Your Enterprise?

The two architectures have different characteristics, and the choice between them really depends on your goals and the nature of your application.

Ido Neeman

November 06, 2018

The Road to Serverless: The Evolution of Cloud Computing

The next logical step in the advancement and evolutionary progression of cloud computing is serverless.

Ido Neeman

November 06, 2018

Nuweba: The Story Behind Secure Serverless

We developed Nuweba because when it comes to serverless, there should be absolutely no compromise between security – first and foremost – and efficiency, visibility, and performance.

Ido Neeman

November 04, 2018