Serverless Runtimes with Steren Giannini


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Google’s options for running serverless workloads started with App Engine. App Engine is a way to deploy an application in a fully managed environment. Since the early days of App Engine, managed infrastructure has matured and become more granular.

We now have serverless databases, queueing systems, machine learning tools, and functions as a service. Developers can create fully managed, event-driven, highly scalable systems with less code and less operations.

Different cloud providers are taking different approaches to offering serverless runtimes. Google’s approach involves the open source Knative project and a hosted platform for running Knative workloads called Cloud Run.

Steren Giannini is a product manager at Google working on serverless tools. He joins the show to discuss Google’s serverless projects and the implementation details in building them.


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