Speaker: Taze Miller, Partner Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services

Streamed live on: 02/23/2021

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 | 1 PM CT | 11 AM PT | 2 PM ET

Serverless frameworks decouple software development from the underlying infrastructure that runs their code. It frees developers from worrying about how to run their code. Instead, they can now focus on code that serves their customers better and respond to market needs and changes faster. However, as with any “new shiny tech” not all popular use cases may be suitable for serverless platforms.

In this webinar, Mike Watson, VP of Engineering at Synerzip and Taze Miller, Partner Solutions Architect, from Amazon Web Services (AWS) will cover the following points,

  • Introduce Serverless technologies and its advantages
  • Establish Serverless technology’s credibility
  • Explain the options and levels of adoption (you don’t have to go all-in)
  • Talk about Serverless architecture concepts
  • Walk you through a live architecture case study
  • Explain the challenges that face developers with a new way of developing
  • Solutions to common challenges

Taze Miller draws from his personal experience and how these shape key concepts, which is available in the session. The methodology is applicable across organizations ranging from  small startup to Fortune 500.

Takeaways

The session offers insights and tools that can be applied by an engineering leader to increase the throughput of their organization. 

Additionally, we will also focus on setting new cultural values, reducing waste, and making improvements in a disciplined and sensible fashion. This is achievable without any significant change to team budgets. The end objective is to get more for the same amount of cost and effort. 

Consequently, the goal of this webinar is to allay fears that managers and executives may have about transitioning to serverless. Is there a skill gap to fill? How long does it take to retrain? Are there proper tools to help reduce the challenges? 

Meet our subject matter experts

Taze Miller

Taze Miller

Partner Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services

Taze is a North American SI Partner Solutions Architect. 

He is passionate about teaching customers how the cloud can improve the developer experience. You can catch him on twitch.tv/aws show “Howdy Partner” where he has the opportunity to learn about the amazing work partners are doing.

Mike Watson

Mike Watson

VP Engineering at Synerzip

Mike is a veteran engineering leader with over 15 years of experience leading software teams. Mike’s passion is in helping software product development organizations transition into strong Agile practices and cultures within. He has experience working with large and medium public companies (such as Motorola and Tangoe), as well as mid-to-late stage startups (such as 4thpass, Solbright, and Quintessent). Mike has been fortunate to work with a few of the leading minds in modern agile process development.

Mike’s technical specialties include Kanban/Scrum, highly scalable enterprise software, SaaS/Cloud Compliance, Application Security, System Integration, and Mobile Commerce.

Mike will be moderating this session.

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