David Delabassée

David Delabassée

David works in the Serverless Developer Relations Team at Oracle where he is spending most of his time on the open source “Fn” Project. Prior to that, he was involved in Java EE 8 and its transition to the Eclipse Foundation as part of the Jakarta EE initiative. Over the years, David has championed Java extensively throughout the world, by presenting at conferences and user groups, large and small. He blogs at https://delabassee.com and has authored many technical articles for various publications.

David lives in Belgium. In his spare time, he enjoys playing video games with his daughter and tinkering with technologies such as domotics, electronics, and pinballs.

Serverless Java Challenges and Triumphs

Thursday, September 26 – Day 1 - 17:00 - Room 2

Serverless functions are hot but let’s face it, although Java is one of the top two programming languages in the world, it isn’t the most popular language for writing functions!

According to James Governor, “When web companies grow up, they turn into Java shops,” so as functions become mainstream, will Java become the dominant language for authoring functions? Can it be? This hands-on session examines the challenges to using Java for functions and the latest Java platform features that address them. It also digs into the open sourceFn project’s unparalleled Java support (including Kotlin and Graal), which makes it possible to build, test, and scale out Java-based functions applications.

This session will help attendees to understand if there is a place for Java in the Serverless space!