Serverless gets framed as the "next big thing" but it's more than hype. Rather, it's the first cloud-native computing paradigm and may change how you build software. This course explains the technology and patterns you need to know to be successful.
What is serverless computing and how can you use it effectively to build software? In this course, Serverless Computing: The Big Picture, you will learn the foundational knowledge needed to architect serverless systems. First, you will discover what it means to be serverless, and how it compares to traditional software development. Next, you will explore the most important platforms and technologies for delivering serverless solutions. Finally, you will see examples of serverless architectures that you can implement. When you are finished with this course, you will have the knowledge needed to start designing serverless systems.
Richard Seroter is a Director of Outbound Product Management at Google Cloud, with a master’s degree in Engineering from the University of Colorado. He’s also an instructor at Pluralsight, lead InfoQ.com editor for cloud computing, frequent public speaker, author of multiple books on software design and development, and former 12-time Microsoft MVP for cloud. Richard maintains a regularly updated blog on topics of architecture and solution design and can be found on Twitter as @rseroter.
Course Overview Hey everyone. My name is Richard Seroter, and welcome to my course, Serverless Computing: The Big Picture. I'm a vice president at Pivotal, a Microsoft MVP, and a long-time Pluralsight trainer. Is serverless the future of computing? I think it might be. Some of things we're going to learn in this course that might help you come to the same realization is we're going to define serverless computing. We're going to look at some of the constraints and challenges you may face. We'll review all the technologies you need to know. And then we'll go through a handful of example architectures so you can really see what this means. By the end of this course, you'll know what serverless computing means, why it matters, and why it's different than what came before it. I hope you'll join me on this journey to learn about serverless computing with this big picture course here, at Pluralsight.