Platform9 Presents Best Practices for Serverless and Functions-as-a-Service (FaaS) at Global Kubernetes Industry Events to Close Out 2018

Serverless experts share best practices for cost and performance optimization techniques for serverless apps on Kubernetes – for increasing datacenter utilization and cost control for both on-prem environments and public clouds


SUNNYVALE, Calif., Nov. 12, 2018 — Platform9, the leader in SaaS-managed hybrid cloud, today announced it will participate in three industry events in November and December: KubeCon | CloudNativeCon China and North America, and the European Symposium on Serverless Computing and Applications.

1Erwin van Eyk Shares Cost-Optimization Techniques for Serverless at KubeCon | CloudNativeCon China

KubeCon | CloudNativeCon China is a two-day event hosted by Cloud Native Computing Foundation featuring global leaders in cloud native and open source sharing the latest best practices, tools and strategies.

Platform9 Software Engineer, Erwin van Eyk, presents “Serverless Performance on a Budget.” During the presentation, van Eyk reviews optimization techniques used in popular FaaS platforms and research findings that help optimize the trade-off between cost and performance. He discusses best practices for function reuse, autoscaling, resource pooling, function locality, predictive scheduling, autoscaling, and more. Plus, he shares the opportunities and challenges to make FaaS even faster.

2Platform9 Sponsors KubeCon | CloudNativeCon North America

Platform9 is proud to support KubeCon | CloudNativeCon North America, taking place December 10-13 in Seattle, WA.

Stop by booth G1 for a demo of the industry’s only SaaS-managed enterprise Kubernetes solution to see how you can easily manage VMs, Kubernetes or Serverless Functions on any infrastructure – on-premises or in the public cloud.

3Erwin van Eyk Presents at European Symposium on Serverless Computing and Applications

The European Symposium on Serverless Computing and Applications (ESSCA) is a single-day technical conference that focuses on the future of serverless development practices and application architectures.

van Eyk presents “Going FaaSter: Cost-Performance Optimizations of Serverless on Kubernetes.” He reviews optimizations used in popular FaaS platforms, and recent research findings that aim to optimize the trade-off between cost and performance.

  • December 21, 2018
  • ESSCA, Zurich, Germany

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About Platform9:

Platform9 delivers a SaaS-managed hybrid cloud solution that turns existing infrastructure into a cloud, instantly. We help enterprises drive digital transformation by enabling them to manage VMs, Containers and Serverless Functions on ANY infrastructure — on-premises, in public clouds, or at the edge – with a self-service, simple and unified experience. Customers such as Cadence, Autodesk, Veritas, Nanometrics, EBSCO, Bitly, LogMeIn, and Aruba see upwards of 300 percent improvement in IT efficiency, 33 percent faster time to market, and 50-80 percent improvement in data center utilization and cost reduction. The company is headquartered in Sunnyvale, CA, and is backed by Redpoint Ventures, Menlo Ventures, Canvas Ventures, and HPE.

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