back to article Uptown func: Serverless types Nuweba trouser $4.8m as investors eye faster FaaS

Israel-based serverless specialist Nuweba has slurped $4.8m of seed funding from investors keen on the company's bold claims that its tech runs at 10 times the speed of the competition. Admins are increasingly looking to serverless computing and Function-as-a-Service platforms as way to put the headaches of managing machines …

  1. K Silver badge

    Admins are increasingly looking to serverless computing

    Yeah, about that...I'll agree when I see some statistical proof

    1. Pirate Dave Silver badge
      Pirate

      Re: Admins are increasingly looking to serverless computing

      Yeah, my first thought was "we used to call those people "programmers""...

      1. doublelayer Silver badge

        Re: Admins are increasingly looking to serverless computing

        As a dev, I don't see my team advocating a switch either. At least on my team, we like having our code run on a system that we know about, rather than a system we don't know about that gets created and destroyed but we don't have any control over when or how. We also don't need a function layer that already needs an external layer to retrieve stuff from and store stuff in when we could just run our code on the one layer and forget about the second billing system. When we decide that's dead, I'll post again.

  2. StuntMisanthrope Bronze badge

    Investment as a service.

    So a bag of cash, for a silly name. #loop

  3. Phil Endecott Silver badge

    If there really is something here worth having, then AWS will come out with their own version pretty soon.

    (The most obvious way to make Lambda quicker is to remove the security. That doesn’t seem to be what they are doing here.)

  4. a_yank_lurker Silver badge

    FaaS

    When I saw I thought it meant 'Fraud as a Service'.

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