Engineer for the future of Cloud
June 10-13, 2019
San Jose, CA

FaaS hackathon tutorial (sponsored by Verizon Digital Media Services)

William Pressly (Verizon Digital Media Services)
9:00am12:30pm Tuesday, June 11, 2019
Location: LL20 C



Prerequisite knowledge

  • Coding experience

Materials or downloads needed in advance

  • A WiFi-enabled laptop with Git and the development environment of your choice installed (Languages supported include Python 2 and 3, Java 8, C#, Node.js 8 and 10, PHP, and Ruby.)

What you'll learn

  • Participate in an FaaS hackathon using the VDMS edge compute platform


Note: This tutorial is limited to 40 participants.

William Pressly discusses the design and capabilities of the edge compute product Verizon Digital Media Services (VDMS) is currently developing and provides a couple of examples.

You get hands-on time with the VDMS edge compute product in a mini-hackathon, offer feedback, and explore some future directions for the platform regarding “multi-edge” deployments. Verizon personnel will be onsite to assist everyone during the hackathon, and feedback is highly encouraged. You’ll be provided a form to give feedback. Everyone who submits feedback through the form will be entered into a random drawing to win a prize.

This tutorial is sponsored by Verizon Digital Media Services.

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William Pressly

Verizon Digital Media Services

Will Pressly is senior director of emerging business at Verizon Digital Media Services. Will has worked on the company’s engineering team in several capacities over the past 7+ years and brings with him a variety of technical experience.