Serverless

Past Presentations

Scaling Marketplaces at Thumbtack

As Paul Graham writes, creating marketplaces is incredibly hard, and they take "heroic measures" to get rolling. From humble beginnings, Thumbtack today helps millions of customers complete their projects, generating more than $1B / year in business for our professionals. In this talk, I will...

Nate Kupp Technical Infrastructure Lead @Thumbtack
With Great Scalability Comes Great Responsibility

This is a story of how I took down one of our vendor’s services with an innocent serverless application. I wanted to retrieve data from one of our monitoring platforms to analyze SPS Commerce’s software performance. Initially, I wrote a script to collect the data using python multiprocessing....

Dana Engebretson Performance Engineer @SPS Commerce
Securing Serverless – By Breaking In

Serverless rocks the security boat. Ad-hoc servers we don’t manage rids us of certain security concerns, while the proliferation of cheap micro services raises others. In this talk, we’ll experience these security concerns live. We’ll break into a vulnerable Serverless application and...

Guy Podjarny Co-founder @Snyk.io
Lessons Debugging Serverless JVM Functions

Microservices (and now serverless) pose a lot of interesting challenges when it comes to monitoring. Decoupling of code down to the "function" level offers a *lot* of interesting opportunities in terms of efficiently architecting code, but many a time does so at a loss of context. The lose of...

Tal Weiss Co-founder and CTO @OverOps
Going Serverless Open Space

The Serverless Application Lifecycle with Azure

Serverless frees developers from managing infrastructure, but it can be challenging to debug, deploy, and monitor applications. In this session, we'll demonstrate best practices for unit testing, integration testing and deployment. Learn how to create a robust CI/CD pipeline and deploy safely to...

Sasha Rosenbaum Program Manager on the Azure DevOps Engineering Team @Microsoft

Interviews

Ben Kehoe Cloud Robotics Research Scientist @iRobot

Serverless IoT @iRobot

What is the focus of your work today?

I help guide and shape our cloud architecture and how we integrate into the Smart home from a technology perspective—we are just about 100% Amazon.

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Gillian Armstrong Cognitive Technologies @Liberty_IT

Serverless and Chatbots: A Match Made in the Cloud

Who is the audience for this talk?

I'm talking to an experienced developer, but probably someone who is just getting started with chatbots (potentially hasn't even done anything with chatbots yet). If you're getting started (or you're wanting to scale up to something you've got) and you're trying to work out what you need to think about if...

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