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Boy, do we have a great show for you tonight! Please join us for three great talks about Serverless and Rust+IoT.
John Chapin is a co-founder of Symphonia (www.symphonia.io (http://www.symphonia.io/)), an expert Serverless and Cloud Technology Consultancy based in NYC. He has over 15 years of experience as a technical executive and senior engineer. John was previously VP Engineering, Core Services & Data Science at Intent Media, where he helped teams transform how they delivered business value through Serverless technology and agile practices. Outside of Symphonia, he can be found running along the west side of Manhattan, surfing at Rockaway Beach, or planning his next trip abroad. John can be reached at " [masked] ".
Java-based AWS Lambda development
The unique execution environment of the AWS Lambda platform brings with it many challenges and tradeoffs, especially for Java-based development. John Chapin gives a brief overview of AWS Lambda and its Java runtime. He discusses various runtime issues such as I/O, logging, and metrics collection from a Java perspective. He then outlines strategies for developing efficient, performant Java-based Lambdas using Java 8, and presents a selection of open source libraries that address some of the idiosyncrasies of the Lambda execution environment.
Ryan Shea, Core Developer @ Blockstack
Ryan co-founded Blockstack, a new decentralized internet where users control their data and apps run on their devices. There are no middlemen, remote servers, or massive data silos to be breached. With his co-founder Muneeb, Blockstack has raised funding from top investors like Union Square Ventures and Naval Ravikant.
Ryan majored in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Princeton with a minor in Computer Science and led the Princeton Entrepreneurship Club through award-winning years. After graduation, Ryan started working on tech startups, where he was inducted into the Forbes 30 Under 30, went through Y Combinator, and authored several popular open source libraries in cryptography and blockchain technology.
Building Serverless Apps with Blockstack