Serverless Concepts will provide you a firm foundation for the next wave of cloud computing technology.
Know when to take advantage of serverless technology in your next software project and reap the benefits! If you are a beginner, this course is for you!
You'll learn about the term "serverless" and what constitutes a serverless application. You'll watch how-to videos that show off services like AWS Lambda, Google Firebase, and more. Whether you are a developer, manager, or business executive, you will learn the benefits of adopting these tools into your next project.
Content and Overview
This course is suitable for absolute beginners, through 14 lectures and approximately 2 hours of content. You'll learn about "serverless" and when you should use serverless technology in your project to deliver features to your customers faster than ever before. Stop taking hours, months, or even years to deploy functionality to customers! Learn how utilizing serverless in the cloud will accelerate your rate of innovation while minimizing cost, and watch concrete examples with high-level overviews of some of the most popular serverless offerings.What am I going to get from this course?
In this session, we'll go through the syllabus for this course.
The term "Serverless" means different things to different people. We'll talk about the term in its most common context.
We'll discuss the paradigm shift that has led us to serverless technology.
In this session, we'll compare a traditional 3-tier application with its serverless counterpart.
In this session, we'll get introduced to a popular Backend as a Service solution: Google Firebase.
In this session, we take a look at the AWS API Gateway and discuss why it fits as a serverless component.
In this session, we'll get introduced to AWS Lambda, a Function as a Service solution.
In this session, we'll get introduced to Azure Functions, a Function as a Service solution.
In this session, we'll get introduced to IBM Bluemix OpenWhisk, a Function as a Service solution.
In this session, we'll cover some of the on-premise options that fall under the Serverless umbrella.
In this session, I cover benefits versus caveats from the business, developer, and user perspective.
In this session, we take a look at a couple of organizations that are using serverless technology in production.
In this session, we take a look at ways to get started with some Function as a Service frameworks.
Thanks for completing Serverless Concepts! In this session, we'll review some other courses and labs to further your training experience with serverless technology.
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Johnny is an instructor for Serverless Academy. His focus is to help students adopt serverless technologies and DevOps practices in their organizations. He has about two decades of IT management and support experience and about a decade of software development experience. You can usually find him lurking on Freenode in #linuxacademy.