For the last couple of months I’ve been working on fn (pronounced fun), a serverless framework. It’s been slow going, but hopefully I’ll get some more time to spend on it over the coming months.

Serverless frameworks like AWS Lambda look really good, the problem is they’re tightly tied to the cloud environment they’re running in and provide links primarily to that providers services.

fn builds an abstraction layer on top of the underlying resource scheduler, the first iteration will be a YARN based scheduler but I intend to follow it up with Mesos in the near future.

Over the coming weeks I’ll try to document some of the thinking around the design and document some of the development.

fn is Apache 2 licensed and is available to fork on github at (