Serverless

Posted on Tuesday, Oct 3, 2017
The Azure Serverless podcast features Azure Functions product group members Donna Malayeri and Fabio Cavalcante reviewing the benefits of Serverless technology, why it is rapidly gaining popularity in the recent years, and how customers can leverage it to achieve business results in a cost-efficient manner in a dynamically scalable environment!

Azure Functions is a Serverless compute service that enables you to run code on-demand without having to explicitly provision or manage infrastructure. Use Azure Functions to run a script or piece of code in response to a variety of events.

Show Notes

00:00 - 00:30 - Intro

00:30 - 2:45 - Guest Bio’s (Donna and Fabio)

02:46 -05:55 - Overview of what Azure Functions / Serverless is

05:56 - 06:35 - What isn’t Serverless a good fit for?

06:36 - What makes functions unique?

9:25 - GitHub Repo for Azure Functions

11:48 - Function built on webjobs

12:09 - Cross platform (Windows / OSX ) (Ignite Demo, Fabio)

13:15 - Functions locally as an intelligent edge - on premises runtime (Build, Sam George)

14:50 - Accuweather case study

15.20 - CarMax Case study

16:14 - Blog post 100,000 messages per second using event hubs (Paul Battam)

19.29 - Managed Service Identity

20:41 - Sasha’s Book Serverless Computing

24:30 - Blog post to xplat build experience

29:00 - Functions as App Service Plan vs consumption

31:00 - Misconceptions

37:29 - Best Practices Azure Functions

37:50 - Future of Azure Functions

39:14 - Functions 2.0 preview (need help with this one)

39:52 - Go Do’s

Durable functions

Functions YouTube Channel

Functions twitter - @azurefunctions

Guests

Donna Malayeri

Donna Malayeri

Donna Malayeri is a program manager on the Azure Functions team, where she is responsible for the developer experience and the Visual Studio tooling. She previously worked on products such as Azure Mobile Services, Reactive Extensions (Rx), Visual F#, and Scala. She holds a PhD in programming languages from Carnegie Mellon University.

Fabio Cavalcante

Fabio Cavalcante

Software Engineer at Microsoft working on Azure Functions

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