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

Daniel Krook
Software Engineer and Developer Advocate, IBM

Website | @DanielKrook

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.


11:55am12:25pm Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Location: Ballroom G
Daniel Krook (IBM)
Average rating: ***..
(3.67, 3 ratings)
Daniel Krook explores a real application packaged using popular open source container technology and walks you through a migration to an event-oriented serverless paradigm, discussing the trade-offs and pros and cons of each approach to application deployment. Read more.
11:50am12:30pm Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Location: Meeting Room 14 (Sponsored)
Daniel Krook (IBM)
Average rating: ****.
(4.33, 3 ratings)
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. Read more.