Serverless promises to make it easier to build and deploy applications but it presents a new set of challenges. In his talk at Scale by the Bay, Ryan Knight suggests ways in which you can overcome these challenges when working with serverless architectures.
The challenges that serverless presents often come at a high cost and make it difficult to use Serverless as a more efficient platform than traditional microservices. These include such things as dealing with cold starts, data, testing and avoiding vendor lock-in. In this talk we will look at the most common challenges and what are the keys to a successful Serverless architecture.
Ryan Knight is Principal Solution Architect at Grand Cloud. He is a passionate technologist with extensive experience in large scale distributed systems and data pipelines. He first started Java Consulting at the Sun Java Center and has since worked at a wide variety of companies such as Capital One, Starbucks, DataStax, LightBend, Oracle, IBM, Deloitte, and Riot Games. Ryan regularly speaks at conferences in the US and Abroad. In his spare time he enjoys exploring the mountains of Utah with his family.