Fueling innovative software
July 15-18, 2019
Portland, OR

Serverless on your own terms using Knative

Mark Chmarny (Google Cloud)
2:35pm3:15pm Thursday, July 18, 2019
Secondary topics:  Open Source
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Who is this presentation for?

  • All developers.




Knative is an open source serverless platform extending Kubernetes to help developers build, deploy, and manage modern serverless workloads. Whether you write functions or applications, Knative solves many of the common developer burdens like scaling, resource and route management, or logging and tracing without you needing to worry about the underlying infrastructure.

Mark Chmarny offers an overview of the Knative project, covering many of the common developer and operational patterns used to run real-world solutions. You’ll discover how easy it is to wire up your application and trigger your code using the vibrant ecosystem of multicloud event sources. And because Knative is open, you can run it on any cloud or in your own data center where Kubernetes is offered.

Prerequisite knowledge

  • Experience writing code

What you'll learn

  • Learn what Knative is, its benefits, and the major components of its components and their roles
  • See common ways to interact with Knative
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Mark Chmarny

Google Cloud

Mark Chmarny is a technical program manager for serverless at Google, where he helped define many of the Google Cloud Platform (GCP) compute and data offerings. He works on the open source Knative program and the Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE) serverless product. Previously, Mark was the senior director of the Data Center Solutions Group at Intel, where he led multiple product initiatives. He represents a unique blend of hands-on technical skills, proven business know-how, and high-performance execution. He’s driven by opportunities to help customers bridge the gap between a novel idea and a fully functional, scaled-out solution.