Inside Knative Serving – Dominik Tornow, SAP & Andrew Chen, Google
Join us for KubeCon + CloudNativeCon in San Diego November 18 – 21. Learn more at bit.ly/2XTN3ho. The conference features presentations from developers and end users of Kubernetes, Prometheus, Envoy and all of the other CNCF-hosted projects.
Knative is a Kubernetes Extension that brings Functions as a Service to your Kubernetes Cluster. Knative provides components to build, serve, and auto-scale your apps. Do you want to know how Knative Serving turns your Docker image into a function as a service? Do you want to know how Knative Serving scales your functions to meet demand? How Knative Serving scales to zero without ever dropping a single request? How does it work? Using a systems modeling approach, this talk will explore Knative Serving, connect the dots between workload management and traffic management. You will leave with a concise and accurate understanding how Knative turns your source code into scalable, reliable applications. Along the way, this talk highlights how Kubernetes Extensions enable brand new use cases, adding custom functionality and custom processes as first class citizens to your cluster.