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[Crowdcast] What is Serverless?


October 29, 2020 4:00 pm CET

From developers, for developers.

This talk focuses on explaining the different compute models available for Cloud and the differences between them. Functions-as-a-Service is the topmost layer providing maximum ease to develop with least concern about handling the infrastructure. FaaS approaches the developers with the idea of focussing on code and enhancements while abstracting other aspects such Operations, Infrastructure Management.

Lets take a deep dive in understanding how and why can Serverless help improve productivity.

Introduction to Serverless
Various Compute Models
How, when and why Serverless
IBM Cloud Functions – FaaS on IBM Cloud
Real Customer scenarios


Sugandha Agrawal is a Software Engineer at IBM, R&D Lab, Boeblingen. After pursuing Bachelors in Electronics and working in IT back in India, she moved to Germany to do her Masters in Information Technology in the year 2012 from University Stuttgart. Her focus was Web Services and Cloud computing Architecture. After joining IBM and working majorly as a Front-end developer, she moved into Cloud Native Development and since last 3 years working actively in Serverless platform. She is a member of Apache Openwhisk and Knative community, working closely with K8, Istio and Knative. She hosts meetup dedicated to Cloud Native Development in Stuttgart Area and in spare time enjoys handlettering, watercolour paintings and doodling.

Joining instructions

Free IBM Cloud Account, please sign-up before the workshop if possible: (no credit card required)

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Berlin, Germany