Yos Riady software craftsman 🚀

State of the Serverless Ecosystem

Learn about the most popular projects and product offerings in the Serverless ecosystem today! (Last updated 17 February 2018.)

Monitorning & Observability

  • Dashbird: Real-time alerting and debugging tool Serverless for developers to build and fix Lambda functions quickly.
  • IOpipe: Full observability and dev tools for building, shipping, and running serverless applications on AWS Lambda.
  • Stackery: Operations console that provides visibility and control throughout the serverless application lifecycle.


  • python-λ: A toolkit for developing and deploying serverless Python code in AWS Lambda.
  • Chalice: Chalice is a python serverless microframework for AWS.
  • Zappa: Serverless Python Web Services.
  • Claudia.js: Deploy Node.js projects to AWS Lambda and API Gateway easily.
  • Dawson: A serverless web framework for Node.js on AWS.
  • DEEP: Full-stack JavaScript Framework for Cloud-Native Web Applications.
  • kappa: Command line tool that makes it easier to deploy, update, and test functions for AWS Lambda.
  • Shep: A framework for building JavaScript Applications with AWS API Gateway and Lambda.
  • Sparta: A Go framework for AWS Lambda.
  • Microcule: SDK and CLI for spawning streaming stateless HTTP microservices in multiple programming languages.
  • Serverless: Toolkit for deploying and operating serverless architectures.
  • AWS SAM Local: A CLI tool for local development and testing of Serverless applications
  • Apex: Build, deploy, and manage AWS Lambda functions with ease.


In the past few years, the number of FaaS platforms has risen rapidly. Some platforms (such as IronFunctions and OpenWhisk) have open source versions you can host yourself.

Functions-as-a-Service (FaaS)

Kubernetes-native FaaS

We are also seeing open source FaaS platforms that are built on top of Kubernetes


Yos is a software engineer, author, and speaker based in Singapore.

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