Qinling (is pronounced "tʃinliŋ") refers to Qinling Mountains in southern Shaanxi Province in China. The mountains provide a natural boundary between North and South China and support a huge variety of plant and wildlife, some of which is found nowhere else on Earth.
Qinling is an OpenStack project to provide "Function as a service". This project aims to provide a platform to support serverless functions (like AWS Lambda). Qinling supports different container orchestration platforms (Kubernetes/Swarm, etc.) and different function package storage backends (local/Swift/S3) by nature using plugin mechanism.
With Qinling, you can run code without provisioning or managing servers. You pay only for the compute time you consume—there's no charge when your code isn't running. You can run code for virtually any type of application or backend service—all with zero administration. Just upload your code and Qinling takes care of everything required to run and scale your code with high availability. You can set up your code to automatically trigger from other OpenStack services or call it directly from any web or mobile app.
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