WebAssembly heralds 'third wave of cloud computing'

Wasm: 'Speed and agility is the name of the game'

John Leonard
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WebAssembly heralds 'third wave of cloud computing'
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WebAssembly heralds 'third wave of cloud computing'

WebAssembly, the technology originally designed to allow applications to run at near-native speeds in the browser, has evolved into a versatile format capable of running lightweight workloads across multiple environments.

WebAssembly (Wasm) boasts extremely fast startup times of around half a millisecond, making it significantly quicker than the second-scale wait for containers to boot from cold. It's also portable,...

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