Book Release: Building Serverless Applications with Google Cloud Run

17 Dec, 2020
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Building Serverless Applications with Google Cloud Run

Wietse Venema (software engineer and trainer at published an O’Reilly book about Google Cloud Run: the fastest growing compute platform on Google Cloud. The book is ranked as the #1 new release in Software Development on! We’re super proud. Here’s what you need to know about the book:


I’ve been fortunate enough to be a part of the Google team that helped create Knative and bring Cloud Run to market. I’ve watched Cloud Run mature as a product over the years. I’ve onboarded thousands of customers and I wrote a framework to help Go developers build Cloud Run applications faster–and even I learned a thing or two from this book. What took me three years to learn, Wietse delivers in less than a dozen chapters.
— Kelsey Hightower, Principal Engineer at Google Cloud

About the Book

If you have experience building web applications on traditional infrastructure, this hands-on guide shows you how to get started with Cloud Run, a container-based serverless product on Google Cloud. Through the course of this book, you’ll learn how to deploy several example applications that highlight different parts of the serverless stack on Google Cloud. Combining practical examples with fundamentals, this book will appeal to developers who are early in their learning journey as well as experienced practitioners (learn what others say about the book).

Who this Book is For

If you build, maintain or deploy web applications, this book is for you. You might go by the title of a software engineer, a developer, system administrator, solution architect, or a cloud engineer. Wietse carefully balances hands-on demonstrations with deep dives into the fundamentals so that you’ll get value out of it whether you’re an aspiring, junior, or experienced developer.

What’s Next

You can do either one or of all of the following things:

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