In this video:
- James Thomas, Developer Advocate, IBM
IBM Developer Advocate James Thomas thinks the most important, most disruptive thing about serverless technology isn’t technology-focused. Not how to write functions. Not how to bundle up and deploy. Not how to orchestrate.
James thinks it’s the pricing model. The ability to only pay for the resources you use, and then only when you use them. From Google study “The Datacenter as a Computer” in July 2013:
“The typical cluster spent most of its time running between 20 to 40 percent of capacity.”
James will show you how the technology can take on waste in the data center and on the production floor.
James will be doing talks in various cities around Europe during the last four months of the year.
In July, the first JeffConf was held in London to discuss serverless solutions. This community run, developer event, was co-organised by IBM Developer Advocate James Thomas with Paul Johnston, CTO at Movivo, and Ant Stanley, Serverless London. It showcased a wide range of speakers from James Governor (Redmonk), Jessica Rose (Trans*Code), and Adam Clark (Comic Relief).
Resources for you
- Pictures and write-up from the conference
- Listen to the conference on SoundCloud
- Watch more videos on the technologies
- Watch all the videos from JeffConf 2017
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