17 May

Brighton Cloud: Deploying Serverless Applications at Scale and Speed!

Brighton Cloud: Deploying Serverless Applications at Scale and Speed!


Wednesday 17th May    
6:00pm - 8:00pm


11-13 Ship Street, Brighton, BN1 1AD

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Why FundApps built a Continuous Deployment (CD) tool from scratch to serve their SaaS platform needs

In 2021 deployments at FundApps took hours, even after the Continuous Integration (CI) part was complete. As they scaled their product portfolio, customer base and number of engineers, things got even worse.

In order to meet their product development needs, something had to be done. They took a radical and risky decision and built a tool from scratch to handle thousands of deployments daily, with huge parallelism requirements. Spoiler alert, it paid off!

In this talk, Mike Hodgkins will talk about why FundApps took the approach they did, how it works, and if there’s time, talk about some of the surprises and gotchas that popped up along the way.

Expect to hear about the good, the bad and the ugly of AWS EventBridge and Step Functions!

Mike was born and raised in Brighton and has over 15 years of experience working in Tech across various industries. He has been a Staff and Infrastructure Engineer at FundApps since July 2021.

Our friends at Silicon Brighton will again be providing the AV and streaming live on YouTube, plus there will be drinks, pizza and a chance to chat with the Brighton Cloud community for those attending in person.

If you haven’t already, you should sign up to Silicon Brighton’s Slack workspace for networking and news on other tech related events in Brighton (we’re all on there).

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