Frank Munz works as a Technical Evangelist for Amazon Web Services. He is an expert in middleware and distributed computing. Frank earned a Ph.D. in computer science from the Technische Universität München with summa cum laude for his work on distributed computing and brain research. He published more than 20 peer reviewed scientific papers in computer science and medicine.
Frank worked as a data scientist for a research group that won the nobel prize in medicine for linking the HPV virus to cancer. He loves distributed infrastructure and build HPC Linux cluster for modelling 4D brain images when Linux was still considered the work of the devil.
In 2011 Frank received Technologist of the Year award for cloud computing. He was honoured as Oracle ACE Director by Oracle in 2013 and Developer Champion in 2017.
Frank is the published author of several top selling computer science books. He loves to talk about IT, technology, and science and frequently speaks at conferences all over the world.
Presentation: Serverless Computing in the Year 2019: Beyond Lambda.
This presentation gives an introduction to everything that is new in serverless computing in 2019. We look into lambda layers, custom runtimes, Dynamo DB with without the provisioning of read/write capacity units, Aurora serverless database and the Apache 2.0 open source miniVM Firecracker that will serve as a foundation for AWS lambda.