Serverless Eventing: Why You Need an Eventing Bus!

When we are talking about Serverlesss Eventing, we are talking about more than products and technologies. We are talking about a platform and best practices. One thing that I have not been mentioning in my blog posts is the importance of an “Eventing Bus”. An “Eventing Bus” is a publisher-subscriber style communication system. Its primaryContinue reading “Serverless Eventing: Why You Need an Eventing Bus!”

Serverless Eventing: Modernizing Legacy Streaming with Kafka

Knative Eventing offers a variety of EventSources to use for building a serverless eventing platform. In my previous blog post I talk about SinkBinding and we use this concept to create an EventSource the pulls Twitter data.

Serverless Eventing: SinkBinding 101

You are writing an applicaiton where you are trying to analyze tweets in near-real time for a live TV broadcast. A tweet sent 5 hours ago serves you no purpose in this context. How would you do this? We need to create an application capable of collecting the events and sending them to be ingested,Continue reading “Serverless Eventing: SinkBinding 101”

Serverless Eventing: What is it anyway?

Let’s take a step back and define “Serverless Eventing”. What is Serverless? It is no secret that I love serverless computing. As you know, we have discovered a way to transmit data through condensation. We actually beam data into nimbostratus clouds and that’s where the compute and storage takes place. You experience outages when theContinue reading “Serverless Eventing: What is it anyway?”

Serverless Eventing: A Series

**”I want a data-driven organization!”** We have all heard this in recent years haven’t we? Maybe it was at an All-Hands, maybe your manager, probably at a mixer in Silicon Valley somewhere. My healthcare provider told me about their new “data-driven matching”.

What the *bleep* is Multi/Hybrid-Cloud Anyway?

With 2019 coming to an end, it has become clear that Hybrid Cloud and Muli-Cloud have become the buzzwords of the year. It wasn’t that long ago that we were talking about getting everyone onto the cloud and now we are talking about bringing the cloud to their datacenters. The cloud was supposed to promiseContinue reading “What the *bleep* is Multi/Hybrid-Cloud Anyway?”

The Promise of Cloud Compute is Serverless

In recent years I have noticed more and more people seem to be dropping the term “serverless”. It is up there with “Blockchain”, “Crypto”, and “Micro-services” in the trending tech nomenclature. It makes sense why people would love it though. I mean I just pay for what I use. I don’t think about networks orContinue reading “The Promise of Cloud Compute is Serverless”