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Our next meeting will be Tuesday, March 21, 2017.
Doors open @ 6:30 PM,
Meeting begins @ 7:00 PM

Speaker: Steve Corwin

Speaking On:
"Serverless computing, nanofunctions, & Amazon Lambda"



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6:30 -

Equipment setup and mixer - Food Provided by: TBD

7:00 -

Meeting begins, announcements

7:15 -

Speaker: Steve Corwin

7:50 -

Short Break

8:00 -

Speaker: Steve Corwin

9:00 -

Drawings - final announcements Meeting Ends, tear down, mixer

9:30 -

Official Stop


Speaker: Steve Corwin

Title: Serverless computing, nanofunctions, & Amazon Lambda

Abstract: Breaking up large monolithic applications into smaller services has become an accepted industry practice. It improves scalability and makes it faster and easier to get enhancements and fixes into production.

However, when you try to put this into practice you may be faced with code that's difficult to untangle, and service candidates that look more like mega-services than microservices. Nanofunctions are an intriguing new alternative.


This presentation will cover:
* serverless computing - the hype vs. some reality
* the concept of breaking up a monolith into nanofunctions
* concrete examples using Amazon Lambda


Disclaimer: this is a concept and code that I'm still experimenting with. It is not live in production.

Speaker Bio: Steve Corwin is a hands-on architect who has been writing Java since JDK 1.02. He started working with microservices in 2007, although he didn't know it yet. At GE he leads a team tasked with enhancing the ShiftSelect application's ability to scale to handle larger customers.

Company Bio: GE Healthcare makes a variety of health-related products, including ShiftSelect workforce management software. ShiftSelect is the #1 rated scheduling software for healthcare, helping to ensure that the right person with the right skills and credentials is there for the patient at the right time.


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