Emerging serverless computing technologies, such as function-as-a-service (FaaS) offerings, enable developers to virtualize the internal logic of an application, simplifying management of cloud native applications and allowing cost savings through billing and scaling at the level of individual function calls. Serverless computing is therefore rapidly shifting the attention of software vendors to the problem of developing cloud applications that can use these platforms.

Rational decomposition and orchestration for serverless computing ( RADON ) aims at creating a DevOps framework to create and manage microservices-based applications that can optimally exploit serverless computing technologies. RADON applications will include fine-grained and independently deployable microservices that can efficiently exploit FaaS and container technologies. The end goal is to broaden the adoption of serverless computing technologies within the European software industry. The methodology will strive to tackle complexity, harmonize the abstraction and actuation of action-trigger rules, avoid FaaS lock-in, and optimize decomposition and reuse through model-based FaaS-enabled development and orchestration.

The project’s kickoff meeting was held in London during 17-18th January, at Imperial College London, UK, which is the coordinator for the project. The consortium project has 8 partners for several EU member states.

Participant organization nameCountry
Imperial College of Science, Medicine, and TechnologyUK
Stichting Katholieke Universiteit BrabantNL
University of TartuEE
XLAB razvoj programske opreme in svetovanje d.o.oSI
Athens Technology Center SAGR
Engineering Ingegneria InformaticaIT
Universität StuttgartDE
Praqma A/SDK