Serverless is a new approach to application architecture, and developers can encounter challenges when developing applications with FaaS due to the unknowns of using a new platform. The service architecture for Fender Digital is event-driven and 100% serverless, and getting there required experimentation and adapting our approach to service architecture.
When embracing serverless there are new sets of challenges that are encountered. How many functions should I use? How will I monitor application health and ensure observability? How can I optimize for the costs and performance of my application? Topics covered will include:
In this presentation, Michael Garski will focus on the approach that Fender Digital has taken to implement a 100% serverless infrastructure and the practices they have honed over the last two years as they embraced FaaS. This presentation will also provide an overview of the architecture was implemented and how it addresses the challenges associated with serverless architectures.
Michael Garski is the Director of Platform Engineering at Fender Digital, where he manages the team responsible for service development & testing, devops, and data. Previously he has worked as a Search Architect at Myspace working with various search technologies including Lucene.net, Solr, and Elasticsearch. He is passionate about application reliability and observability and their impact on customer satisfaction.
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