Episode 17: Serverless with Jeff Hollan

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Jeff Hollan, Senior Program Manager for Microsoft Azure Functions, joins us to talk about serverless and talks about his serverless doorbell project.

Recording date: 2019-01-03

John Papa @John_Papa

Dan Wahlin @danwahlin

Jeff Hollan @JeffHollan

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Timejumps

  • 01:20 Guest introductions
  • 02:10 What is a project manager at Microsoft?
  • 03:52 What's the profile of a customer you talk to?
  • 05:39 Why would I use serverless over containers?
  • 10:25 What is serverless? Where would I use it?
  • 13:43 Why not use serverless for everything?
  • 21:07 Sponsor: Progress
  • 21:52 How does scaling work with serverless?
  • 30:29 Being reactive vs proactive
  • 33:25 Can you use serverless to monitor serverless?
  • 37:50 Are there boundaries on the complexity of functions you can run?
  • 39:52 Sponsor: IdeaBlade
  • 40:52 Are people using microservices into serverless?
  • 43:27 How easy is it to monitor functions on serverless?
  • 49:51 What other options are available for serverless?
  • 51:37 What's the most common language used at Azure?
  • 52:49 Someone to follow

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