Here are the slides from the talk:
The video will be out at some point (when those things occur), and I’ll share it on here when it comes out.
The more I delve into serverless architecture, the more I find it fascinating, but serverless is revolutionary for two major reasons (the less-than-one-minute version):
For one thing, FaaS (functions as a service) is a paradigm shift in cloud – we’ve moved from real servers (physical, data centers) to fake servers (virtualization, containers, etc.) to uploading code and allowing a provider to run it in response to events. Something is quite different there. It is, of course, not possible without the previous innovations and strides, but a shift nonetheless.
The other revolutionary area in what serverless computing is the pricing model. Billing based on usage, vs. monthly/quarterly/etc. billing for the existence of a server (real or virtual) is a shift from how the cloud has worked.
With these two factors combined, serverless compute is something you can’t ignore. I’m looking forward to when the video comes out and I can share it with you all!