Engineering the Future of Software
November 13–14, 2016: Training
November 14–16, 2016: Tutorials & Conference
San Francisco, CA
Mike Roberts

Mike Roberts
Partner, Symphonia

Website | @mikebroberts

Mike Roberts is a partner at Symphonia, a cloud technology consultancy based in New York City. Mike’s a longtime proponent of Agile and DevOps values and is excited by the role that cloud technologies have played in enabling such values for many high-functioning software teams. Mike can be reached at


9:05am–9:25am Tuesday, 11/15/2016
Location: Grand Ballroom
Mike Roberts (Symphonia)
Average rating: ****.
(4.53, 17 ratings)
This year’s hot, new buzzword is "serverless"—the idea of replacing your server applications with. . .well, what, exactly? Mike Roberts introduces the concepts behind serverless architectures to answer this question, explains how serverless breaks from the past, and provides reasons why it is worthy of some of the hype it’s currently receiving—balanced with a few warnings of some rough edges. Read more.
1:15pm–2:05pm Tuesday, 11/15/2016
Location: Georgian
Mike Roberts (Symphonia)
Average rating: ****.
(4.50, 12 ratings)
Mike Roberts expands on the ideas from his Introduction to Serverless keynote to give a cautiously optimistic description of the state-of-the-art of the serverless world, concluding with how it's expected to develop over the coming months and years. Read more.