06. December 2019 - 19:00 till 21:00
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Introduction to Serverless | WorkVine209 | Friday, 06. December 2019

Title:Introduction to Serverless
Description:
Serverless has become the new style of coding, and it can be used to offload your mobile apps without incurring unnecessary costs. Get an intro into serverless/function-as-a-service/cloud functions technologies and learn why startups and enterprises are so excited about using it.
This is a hands-on workshop style meetup - please come with your laptop. You will be able to write up your first serverless function in IBM Cloud using a free account. The created serverless function will use IBM Watson AI service.
In addition we will be demoing JS and Swift Serverless Functions, we will be discussing solutions with Kafka and Docker, and covering:

Who are the players in the Serverless ecosystem?
What are some use cases for Serverless solutions - with using a Docker as the Polyglot action
Best practices for the Serverless architecture for Message Oriented Middleware events
Whether going Serverless is really faster, better, cheaper for developers and organizations

If you want to learn more please come and join us for this workshop!
Speaker:Marek Sadowski - Developer Advocate at IBM
About the Speaker:Marek Sadowski is a full stack developer advocate, a robotics startup founder and an entrepreneur. He has about 20 year experience in consulting enterprises and startups in USA, Europe, Japan, Middle East and Africa. As a graduate from the International Space University Marek pioneered in a research on VR goggles for the virtual reality system to control robots on Mars in NASA Ames. After dozen years in IT Marek founded a startup to deliver robotics solutions and services for space, military, and industrial sectors. In 2013 Marek decided to move to Silicon Valley to promote mobile, VR, AR, IoT and robotics solutions driven by APIs, Cloud, AI, Container, and Serverless technologies.