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Kubernetes for Serverless Applications by Russ McKendrick

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Summary

In this chapter, we have taken a slight diversion to look at Apache OpenWhisk. We have deployed a copy locally using a standard virtual machine and then we moved onto deploying it to a Kubernetes cluster running on Google Cloud.

As you saw, once the deployment was complete, interacting with Apache OpenWhisk was a consistent experience and we were able to deploy our simple hello-world application with no modifications to both of our installations.

While Kubernetes support for Apache OpenWhisk is still in its infancy, our diversion has shown that it isn't just frameworks that have been designed with Kubernetes in mind, like the tools we have looked at in the previous chapters, which will run on top of a Kubernetes and provide a consistent ...

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