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Platform9 Presents Best Practices for Serverless and Functions-as-a-Service at Global Kubernetes Industry Events 

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Nov. 13, 2018 -- Platform9 (, a leader in SaaS-managed hybrid cloud, has 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.

1) Erwin 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.

2) Platform9 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.

    • December 10 - 13, 2018
    • KubeCon North America, Seattle, Washington

3) Erwin 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

About Platform9

Platform9 ( delivers a SaaS-managed hybrid cloud solution. We help large enterprises drive digital transformation by taking advantage of a self-service, simple and unified experience for managing their infrastructure across complex hybrid environments and technologies – on premises, in the private/public cloud, containers, serverless applications, and more. Customers such as Cadence, Autodesk, Splunk, 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.

Source: Platform9

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