David Currie | Devoxx

Devoxx UK 2019
from Wednesday 8 May to Friday 10 May 2019.

David has over 20 years experience as a software engineer much of it spent working at IBM, predominantly on Java-based middleware. Recently he joined CloudBees, working in an entirely distributed team developing microservices in Go to run on Kubernetes.

See also http://david.currie.name/

Introducing Knative: Build, Deploy, and Manage Serverless Workloads on Kubernetes


The Knative project provides the building blocks for creating a serverless platform on top of Kubernetes. It is, for example, the foundation of Google's Serverless Add-on for GKE, Pivotal's Function Service and TriggerMesh's Knative Lambda Runtime. The build project, and its newer counterpart, pipeline, provide for continuous integration. The serving project utilizes Istio to provide a simple serverless deployment and execution model. The final piece in the jigsaw is the nascent eventing project that supports event-based microservice communication. This presentation will show how each of the projects can be used in isolation, and conclude with a demonstration of the power of the platform when all three are used in combination.

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