A story of Skywatch’s journey building a serverless platform to consolidate and serve the world’s satellite imagery data. The serverless approach offers a host of benefits, as well as unique challenges. Startups that are looking to adopt this approach will benefit from having a perspective of potential pitfalls, and ways to avoid them. Exploring microservice architecture, centralized logging, and real-time pipelines, we’ll take an earnest look at what we got right and how we fixed what we got wrong.
Jon is a data engineer at Skywatch, where he manages a range of data pipelines and builds backend microservices. Prior to Skywatch he was part of the Data Warehousing team at Facebook, before taking several years off to backpack around the world.