Getting Started with Scaleway Elements Serverless Containers

Serverless Overview

Scaleway Elements Serverless Platform allows you to deploy your Functions (FaaS) and Containerized Applications (CaaS) in a managed infrastructure. Benefit from a constant availability, everywhere.

Scaleway ensures deployment, availability, scalability which allows you to save money and time. You can focus on software development instead of devOps missions.

Requirements

Operation Procedures

Several operations can be performed on the Serverless Containers Platform, including:

Tip: See our additional documentation on Managing Containers for information on further operations beyond those included in this document.

Creating a Container Namespace

A Container Namespace is a project that allows you to group your containers. In addition, you can share the environment variables (configuration setups) stored in the namespace, between all your applications.

In the side menu, click Containers. If you do not have a Container Namespace already created, the product presentation is displayed:

1 . Click Create a Namespace. The creation page displays.

2 . Enter a name for the Container Namespace and add an optional description to ease the management of your namespaces.

3 . Choose a Region in which your Namespace will be deployed.

4 . (Optional) Set environment variables. Environment variables configured in a namespace will be available in all containers/apps within the same namespace. Click + Add to define these variables:

5 . Click Create a Namespace to deploy it.

Managing a Container Namespace

1 . In the side menu, click Containers to enter the corresponding section of the console.

2 . In the list of your Container Namespaces, choose the namespace you want to use.

3 . Click Namespace Settings in the horizontal menu on the top of the page.

The Namespace Information displays. You can find information about the region, registry endpoint and an optional description:

4 . (Optional) Add additional environment variables to your Container Namespace. Environment variables configured in a namespace will be available in all containers/apps within the same namespace. Click + Add to define these variables:

5 . Click Save to confirm these changes and to save your configuration.

Deleting a Container Namespace

If a Container Namespace is no longer needed, it can be deleted from the Scaleway console.

1 . In the side menu, click Containers to enter the corresponding section of the console.

2 . In the list of your Container Namespaces, choose the namespace you want to use.

3 . Click the Namespace settings tab.

5 . Click Delete namespace to delete the namespace.

6 . Confirm its deletion by typing the word Delete in the popup. Then click Delete this namespace.

Important: This action is irreversible. All data will be destroyed.

Managing Containers

The Scaleway Elements console provides further options to create and manage containers in your Container namespace: Discover how to manage containers on Scaleway Elements Containers

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