Build Systems that Drive Business
30–31 Oct 2018: Training
31 Oct–2 Nov 2018: Tutorials & Conference
London, UK

What we know (now) about serverless

Pam Selle (IOPipe)
11:2012:00 Thursday, 1 November 2018
Location: Park Suite (St. James / Regents)
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Prerequisite knowledge

  • Familiarity with microservices, serverless, or nanoservice applications

What you'll learn

  • Explore choices and trade-offs made in the serverless world


Since its announcement in 2014, AWS Lambda has gone from a new, niche computing technology to a movement in cloud that you can’t ignore. Now that the industry has been “serverless” in production for years, what have we learned? What are the common mistakes? What don’t you know (that you don’t know to consider)?

Pam Selle explores some of the choices and trade-offs made in the serverless world, drawing from her real-world experience.

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Pam Selle


Pam Selle is software engineering lead at IOpipe, building analytics and metrics tooling for serverless applications. Pam is a Google Developer Expert, published author, and frequent conference speaker. She founded Philadelphia’s premier JavaScript conference, LibertyJS, and ran the largest Philadelphia JavaScript meetup (with 1,400+ members) for three years. You can find her on her blog,, and on Twitter as @pamasaur.