OpenFaaS – serverless functions made simple

OpenFaaS makes it easy for developers to deploy event-driven functions and microservices to Kubernetes without repetitive, boiler-plate coding.

Package your code or an existing binary in a Docker image to get a highly scalable endpoint with auto-scaling and metrics.

OpenFaaS is free and open source software.

Features include:

  • Ease of use through UI portal and one-click install.
  • Write services and functions in any language with Template Store or a Dockerfile.
  • Build and ship your code in the Docker/OCI image format.
  • Portable: runs on existing hardware or public/private cloud by leveraging Kubernetes.
  • CLI available with YAML format for templating and defining functions.
  • Auto-scales as demand increases including to zero.
  • Functions Store – an ecosystem for sharing, reusing and collaborating on functions.
  • Templating system – reduce boilerplate code, share code in the templates store.
  • Functions or Microservices – deploy existing microservices using Express.js, Sinatra, ASP.NET Core or simplify with functions.

Website: www.openfaas.com
Support: GitHub Code Repository
Developer: Alex Ellis (founder); many contributors
License: MIT license

OpenFaaS is written in Go. Learn Go with our recommended free books and free tutorials.

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