A quick overview of serverless

Mike Roberts, co-founder at Symphonia, on how serverless came about, where it's being used, and what lies ahead.

By Mac Slocum
January 3, 2017
Cables in empty room. Cables in empty room. (source: Robert via Flickr)

O’Reilly’s Mac Slocum speaks with Mike Roberts, co-founder at Symphonia. They discuss:

What is serverless architecture? (00:07)

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How serverless differs from traditional architectures. (00:52)

Tooling, performance, and application design are issues that need to be considered if you want to go the serverless route. (03:24)

Want to use serverless? Start with small experiments. (06:17)

“Anyone using serverless right now is way at the front of the adoption curve,” Roberts says. (07:08)

For Roberts, the most exciting part of serverless is that it cuts the time between having an idea and getting it into software. (09:20)

The people and projects he’s following. (10:46)

Post topics: Software Architecture