Building Intelligent Cloud Applications

John Biggs , Vicente Herrera García , Jose Luis Calvo Salanova

  • 出版商: O'Reilly
  • 出版日期: 2019-10-08
  • 定價: $1,830
  • 售價: 8.0$1,464
  • 語言: 英文
  • 頁數: 148
  • 裝訂: Paperback
  • ISBN: 1492052329
  • ISBN-13: 9781492052326
  • 立即出貨 (庫存 < 4)


Serverless computing is radically changing the way we build and deploy applications. With cloud providers running servers and managing machine resources, companies now can focus solely on the application’s business logic and functionality. This hands-on book shows experienced programmers how to build and deploy scalable machine learning and deep learning models using serverless architectures with Microsoft Azure.

You’ll learn step-by-step how to code machine learning into your projects using Python and pre-trained models that include tools such as image recognition, speech recognition, and classification. You’ll also examine issues around deployment and continuous delivery including scaling, security, and monitoring.

This book is divided into four parts:

  • Cloud-based development: learn the basics of serverless computing with machine learning, functions as a service (FaaS), and the use of APIs
  • Adding intelligence: create serverless applications using Azure Functions; learn how to use pre-built machine-learning and deep-learning models
  • Deployment and continuous delivery: get up to speed with Azure Kubernetes Service, as well as Azure Security Center, and Azure Monitoring
  • Application examples: deliver data at the edge, build conversational interfaces, and use convolutional neural networks for image classification


John Biggs is an entrepreneur, consultant, writer, and maker. He spent fifteen years as an editor for Gizmodo, CrunchGear, and TechCrunch and has a deep background in hardware startups, 3D printing, and blockchain. His work has appeared in Men’s Health, Wired, and the New York Times. He runs the Technotopia podcast about a better future.

He has written five books including the best book on blogging, Bloggers Boot Camp, and a book about the most expensive timepiece ever made, Marie Antoinette’s Watch. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.

A seasoned Software Engineer, with solid experience in all facets of software and web development projects. Possess a Master’s Degree in Computer Science by University of Seville. Highly skilled in collaborating with all members of the organization and clients to achieve technical, business and financial objectives. Adept in streamlining processes, enhancing productivity levels, and introducing new emerging methodologies that enrich product development. Certified Scrum Master "Expert Level", he is a certification teacher and examiner at Scrum Manager, and also teaches software and web development, and project management subjects at Sevilla University and other private institutions.

Profile combining technical and management skills. Experience on development and architecture management, consulting and sales. Interested on the digital transformation, on how the technology drives the businesses transformation.