Kubernetes is a generic, extensible platform of platforms. It has gained significant momentum: we are all talking about it, and some of us are even using it. However, the journey from vanilla Kubernetes to a production-ready environment may be long and perilous with so many competing choices in a growing ecosystem. Does it have to be that way? Not at all! riff (https://projectriff.io/), combined with Knative, brings useful abstractions and a unified improved(1) user experience to the table: - Simplified installation process based on the recent Cloud Native Application Bundle standard - 0-N pod autoscaling (notice how scale-to-zero rhymes with pay-as-you-go?) - Polyglot function support with Buildpacks v3, building from source - Emergent stateful streaming support If you want to learn more about the next-gen open source serverless platform and have (work)loads of fun(ctions), join me! (1) This talk does not feature a gazillion lines of YAML, and no eyes were hurt in the making of this talk.
Software developer at Pivotal, working on https://projectriff.io/. Spring Meetup Paris, Paris Hackergarten meetup organizer. hack.commit.push conference organizer.