JAM Stack with Phil Hawksworth
Engineers can build applications faster by using tools that abstract away infrastructure. Major cloud providers offer this tooling in the form of functions-as-a-service, as well as managed services such as Google BigQuery or Azure Container Instances.
The term “serverless” refers to these functions-as-a-service and the managed services–because when you use these tools, you are not making calls to specific servers–you are making calls to APIs that abstract away the servers from you, while guaranteeing uptime and reliability. In previous shows we have covered Heroku, Firebase, serverless functions, serverless event driven application development, and a few startups that are built almost entirely on serverless infrastructure.
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OpenShift is a Kubernetes platform from Red Hat. OpenShift takes the Kubernetes container orchestration system and adds features that let you build software more quickly. OpenShift includes service discovery, CI/CD, built-in monitoring and health management, and scalability. With OpenShift, you avoid getting locked into any particular cloud provider. Check out OpenShift from RedHat, by going to softwareengineeringdaily.com/redhat.
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