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Adam Gross - The Second Decade of PaaS: What’s Next for Cloud Development


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This summer marks the 10th anniversary of the introduction of PaaS (Platform-as-a-Service), and the creation of services like Heroku. While still a young technology, few could imagine how powerful and broadly adopted PaaS and related cloud app development technologies have become in that time, or have rapidly the field would advance. Given all of that innovation and change, what’s next for PaaS? What kinds of PaaS services and capabilities should we to use in our apps in the years ahead?

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Adam Gross - The Second Decade of PaaS: What’s Next for Cloud Development

  1. 1. PaaS 2017 What’s ahead for the second decade of PaaS Adam Gross, CEO Heroku @adam_g
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  3. 3. Happy 10th Birthday PaaS….
  4. 4. …App Dev is still Accelerating Speed Rockstar Startups Enterprise Laggards Enlightened IT Struggling Pioneers Complexity / Innovation
  5. 5. The Essence of PaaS Starting the 2nd decade of Platform as a Service Your Stuff (App) Stuff You Don’t Want to Do But Have To Stuff You Don’t Have to Do Anymore Stuff You Don’t Even Know About
  6. 6. The Urgency of PaaS Automotive Manufacture Apps Company Home Controls Manufacturer Apps Company Shopping Center Operator Apps Company Every company needs to be a software company
  7. 7. The Essence of PaaS Starting the 2nd decade of Platform as a Service Opinionated Cloud Native Abstraction
  8. 8. Trends - Containers Bare Metal Virtual Machine Containers 1995 2005 2015
  9. 9. Trends - Microservices 2000 - 2005 2005 - 2010 2010 - 2015 2015 - 2020 Stack Enterprise Java Open Source Polyglot Micro-service Cloud Rack & Stack Rented Metal PaaS / Dev Ops Cloud OS Architecture Complex Monolith Simple Monolith Scalable Monolith Highly Distributed Data Proprietary SQL Open-source SQL Simple Data Services Complex Data Services
  10. 10. Trends - Microservices SQL Database Java / .NET Browser Monolithic Stack Distributed Services
  11. 11. New Pillars of PaaS Core Services and Infra Team Development Experience Data Apps & Customer Experience Trust & Enterprise DX CX EX What problems with PaaS focus on next?
  12. 12. Team DX Software processes in a box Environment & Configuration Management Dev > Test > Prod Pipeline CI
  13. 13. Data Services & Events New, Heterogeneous Data Services Relational & No-SQL Databases Large Data Stores Event Management Data Processing
  14. 14. Data Services & Events Event-centric App Types Inbound Streams Data Pipelines Microservices
  15. 15. Enterprise Experience Making security and compliance easier and more fun Source Runtime Network Users