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The Need for Infrastructure Tooling in the Serverless Ecosystem

19 Jun 2017 2:00pm, by

As the methodology around serverless technologies matures, there’s an immediate need to focus our efforts on refining the tooling around the serverless ecosystem. The push to expand on the tooling workflow with new technologies is especially prevalent with serverless, which went from concept to execution perhaps much quicker than normal.

In this episode of The New Stack Makers podcast, we spoke to Florian Motlik, consultant at Cloudthropology, about how serverless is driving the new for a specific and renewed focus on its own tooling ecosystem. In our conversation, we also discuss utilizing serverless services as “glue code,” how organizations are adopting serverless, and why it takes so little investment to start experimenting with serverless environments.

Topics:

1:22: The direction serverless tooling is going in vs. the direction it should be going in.
3:46: How we use serverless technology as opposed to optimizing it for the user.
7:54: The users driving the expansion of serverless in the enterprise.
10:01: Organisational level changes when implementing serverless technologies.
11:27: Comparing and contrasting containers and serverless in the enterprise.
13:56: Focuses and pain point to address in the near future with serverless infrastructures.

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