Making Open Work
May 8–9, 2017: Training & Tutorials
May 10–11, 2017: Conference
Austin, TX

Building serverless applications on the Apache OpenWhisk platform

Daniel Krook (IBM)
11:50am12:30pm Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Sponsored
Location: Meeting Room 14 (Sponsored)
Average rating: ****.
(4.33, 3 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Explore Apache OpenWhisk on IBM Bluemix, a powerful and flexible environment for deploying cloud-native applications driven by data, message, and API call events

Description

Apache OpenWhisk on IBM Bluemix provides a powerful and flexible environment for deploying cloud-native applications driven by data, message, and API call events. Daniel Krook explains why serverless architectures are attractive for many emerging cloud workloads and when you should consider OpenWhisk for your next project. Daniel then shows you how to get started with OpenWhisk on Bluemix right away, using several samples on GitHub.

This session is sponsored by IBM.

Photo of Daniel Krook

Daniel Krook

IBM

Daniel Krook is a software engineer and developer advocate at IBM, where he works with customers and the community to create first-of-a-kind solutions based on open source cloud technology. Most recently, he has built serverless applications with IBM Cloud Functions (powered by Apache OpenWhisk). Over his career, Daniel has engineered software end-to-end for a wide array of industries and earned various certifications in cloud architecture, application development, and system operations along the way. He is active in the CNCF serverless working group and is a primary author of a whitepaper that seeks to clearly explain the potential of this new compute model and drive its adoption in new cloud-native applications. He has been recognized as an IBM and Open Group distinguished IT specialist, senior technical staff member, master inventor, and member of the IBM Academy of Technology. Daniel holds a degree in political science and international studies from Trinity College in Hartford, CT, during which he studied abroad in Cuba and South Africa. He holds dual citizenship in the US and Finland and has collaborated with professional colleagues throughout the world.

Comments on this page are now closed.

Comments

Picture of Daniel Krook
Daniel Krook | SOFTWARE ENGINEER AND DEVELOPER ADVOCATE
05/09/2017 12:33pm CDT

The URL for the OpenWhisk dashboard is: https://console.ng.bluemix.net/openwhisk/getting-started

Picture of Daniel Krook
Daniel Krook | SOFTWARE ENGINEER AND DEVELOPER ADVOCATE
05/09/2017 12:32pm CDT

If you’d like to follow along with any of the demos, I suggest registering for a Bluemix account and downloading the “wsk” CLI (a few MB) before the session in case there’s an issue with the conference wifi.