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Funkos What, Why, How

A funko is the equivalent of a AWS lambda. It's the unit of deployment for FaaSO.

A funko is a folder containing a metadata funko.yml file and source code in any language supported by a runtime

Think of a runtime as a template that gets merged with yout funko and produces a full containerized application.

FaaSO can use your funko and its runtime to create a Docker image.

That docker image can be built in a server by the FaaSO proxy or it can be built locally just like any docker image.

Then we can start it locally or, using the proxy, in the server.

flowchart TD
subgraph funko_hello
  A(fa:fa-code Metadata)
  B(fa:fa-code Code in language X)

R(runtime for X)

C(fa:fa-box Containerized Application Code)
D1(fa:fa-image Local Docker Image)
subgraph server
D2(fa:fa-image Remote Docker Image)
E(fa:fa-server FaaSO Proxy)
F(Container Instance Running In Server)
G(Container Instance Running Locally)

funko_hello --> C -- faaso build -l --> D1
C --> E -- faaso build --> D2
R --> C
D2 -- faaso up --> F
D1 -- faaso up -local --> G

How is that application reached? FaaSO will usually run the image in a opinionated way. All funkos listen in port 3000 in their own container instances, and they are all segregated into a network called faaso-net.

The proxy is the only container exposed to the host network, everything else needs to be accessed through it.

The faaso-proxy container will automatically proxy all requests so if you access the URL http://faaso-proxy:8888/funko/hello/foo that will be proxied to /foo in the hello funko.

This is all done via naming conventions. You can create your own faaso-whatever container, add it to the faaso-net and faaso will happily consider it a funko.

In the same way all funkos are simply docker containers running in that network, with names following that convention. There is zero magic involved.

flowchart TD
subgraph faaso-net

client -- GET /funko/hello/foo --> faaso-proxy
client -- GET /funko/funko1/bar --> faaso-proxy

faaso-proxy -- GET /foo --> faaso-hello
faaso-proxy -- GET /bar --> faaso-funko1

The dynamic proxying is achieved by reading the current state of Docker and just adapt to it using the naming conventions mentioned above.