Rootconf 2018

On scaling infrastructure and operations

Design and implement a scalable application using OpenFaaS with Docker and Kubernetes

Submitted by Vivek Sridhar (@vsridhar) on Tuesday, 20 March 2018

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Technical level

Advanced

Section

Workshop

Status

Confirmed

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Abstract

  • How infrastructure evolved from Data Center to functions
  • When to think about designing functions (Important considerations - break event points, startup latency, complexity managing processes and many more)
  • Principles & uses cases
  • Emerging technologies in the area of functions from security, management, governance, data access, event management & platforms perspective
  • Introduction to one of the platform and framework for functions - OpenFaaS
  • Design principles/patterns from a functions perspective

Outline

We will build API’s for an e-commerce site (using OpenFaaS framework) and learn how to connect them via UI and scale this application using Docker & K8’s and touch up monitoring which is an in-built component of OpenFaaS.

Speaker bio

Vivek is a tech enthusiast with over 11 years experience in the Software Industry. He is currently working as a Developer Advocate with DigitalOcean and has been a Technology Advisor to several tech startups. Previously he was Head of DevOps & QA at Blackbuck and was a DevOps Solution Architect at HCL (Australia) in client engagement and pre-sales roles. Vivek started his career with IBM Rational (INDIA Software Labs) and is passionate about working with software developer communities.

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