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Serverless Architectures with Kubernetes

By : Onur Yılmaz, Sathsara Sarathchandra
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Serverless Architectures with Kubernetes

By: Onur Yılmaz, Sathsara Sarathchandra

Overview of this book

Kubernetes has established itself as the standard platform for container management, orchestration, and deployment. By learning Kubernetes, you’ll be able to design your own serverless architecture by implementing the function-as-a-service (FaaS) model. After an accelerated, hands-on overview of the serverless architecture and various Kubernetes concepts, you’ll cover a wide range of real-world development challenges faced by real-world developers, and explore various techniques to overcome them. You’ll learn how to create production-ready Kubernetes clusters and run serverless applications on them. You'll see how Kubernetes platforms and serverless frameworks such as Kubeless, Apache OpenWhisk and OpenFaaS provide the tooling to help you develop serverless applications on Kubernetes. You'll also learn ways to select the appropriate framework for your upcoming project. By the end of this book, you’ll have the skills and confidence to design your own serverless applications using the power and flexibility of Kubernetes.
Table of Contents (11 chapters)
2. Introduction to Serverless in the Cloud

3. Introduction to Serverless Frameworks

Learning Objectives

By the end of this chapter, you will be able to:

  • Compare and effectively utilize different serverless functions
  • Set up a cloud-agnostic and container-native serverless framework
  • Create, deploy, and invoke a function using the Fn framework
  • Deploy serverless functions to cloud providers using serverless frameworks
  • Create a real-life serverless application and run it on multiple cloud platforms in the future

In this chapter, we will explain serverless frameworks, create our first serverless functions using these frameworks, and deploy them to various cloud providers.