A serverless journey begins with several first steps, actually
Posted on February 15, 2020, Level beginner Resource Length short
AWS serverless expert explains what you need to know before launching a serverless pilot. By Joe McKendrick.
Cost Matters! The Serverless Edition
Posted on January 18, 2020, Level beginner Resource Length medium
An article by by Leon Stigter about serverless development model and how that model works on AWS Fargate, which allows you to run containers without having to manage servers or clusters.
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Add serverless authentication with almost no code
Posted on January 8, 2020, Level intermediate Resource Length medium
Robert J. Berger wrote this piece about a template of how to create a basic Re-Frame SPA with authentication from AWS Amplify with almost not coding and without having to set up your own backend authentication infrastructure.
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Serverless local development
Posted on June 15, 2019, Level intermediate Resource Length medium
A guide from the pen of Gareth McCumskey on super hot topic of serverless Developing Serverless applications is a very different way of building applications we've been building for decades now.
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Lambda deployment frameworks compared
Posted on April 19, 2019, Level intermediate Resource Length medium
A comparison piece by Yan Cui about underlying plumbing when deploying Lambda function to AWS. One needs to be able manage the configuration for functions as well as other related resources such as API Gateway, CloudWatch log groups and IAM policies.
Comparing serverless architecture providers: AWS, Azure, Google, IBM, and other FaaS vendors
Posted on April 12, 2019, Level beginner Resource Length long
This is comparison between the largest serverless vendors (and some open source alternatives) has all the right metrics. From the pen of Ihor Lobastov published in March 2019.
Create your first AWS Lambda using Rust
Posted on December 6, 2018, Level intermediate Resource Length short
Blog post by Konstantin Kostov about how he created serverless function in Rust programming language and deployed it to AWS. It was an example AWS Lambda function tasked with checking if a provided serial number is correct and that it is unique (not already part of an existing dataset).
Parsing logs 230x faster with Rust
Posted on November 10, 2018, Level intermediate Resource Length medium
Andre Arko blog post about dealing with logs for very busy web application behind RubyGems.org. A single day of request logs was usually around 500 gigabytes on disk. They tried few hosted logging products, but at their volume they can typically only offer a retention measured in hours. The only thing they could think of to do with the full log firehose was to run it through gzip -9 and then drop it in AWS S3.
Comparing AWS Lambda performance of Node.js, Python, Java, C# and Go
Posted on March 10, 2018, Level intermediate Resource Length long
Yun Zhi Li -- VP of Engineering APAC at continoHQ -- wrote this article as a reaction to comparison of lambdas done in previous year by Yan Cui. He noticed that despite AWS adding more languages to lambda runtime, old languages were not neglected. In the article he reviewed and updated runtime performance benchmark of all five programming languages supported by AWS Lambda.
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Lambda architecture in Microsoft Azure
Posted on February 9, 2018, Level intermediate Resource Length medium
Josh Lane interesting article on lambda architecture in Azure. His article focuses mainly on IoT specifics, but this design requires only a few minor tweaks to accommodate other non-IoT contexts. The concepts behind lambda architecture are straightforward and uncomplicated on their own.