Over the past decade, as operators have worked to make developers lives easier, we’ve seen an evolution in how we consume compute resources. Bare metal provided raw performance, but was inflexible. Virtual machines allowed for greater server density and high availability, but were still “clunky.” Containers, the most recent evolution, removed the overhead of a hypervisor and introduced a new level of portability that the industry had not seen before. Furthermore, containers allowed us to break down monolithic applications intro “microservices,” where each service can scale out independently, rather than scaling up an entire monolith.
Today Crystal 0.27.2 was released to address some bugs that existing in 0.27.1. We have added support for the new release and changed the Crystal runtimes on FaaStRuby. Update the gem: Existing functions that are configured with Crystal 0.27.1 should be updated to Crystal 0.27.2 and you can do that […]
We’ve been thrilled with the adoption of FaaStRuby since we started in September 2018. Since then, the FaaStRuby Gem has been downloaded almost 7000 times on rubygems.org! Early users have been busy building simple, yet powerful Ruby functions and applications, and many have expressed interest in releasing them back to […]