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Announcing Stackery-Native Provisioned Concurrency Support
Chase Douglas

Chase Douglas | February 18, 2020

Announcing Stackery-Native Provisioned Concurrency Support
The seamless scaling and headache-free reliability of a serverless application architecture has become compelling to a broad community of cloud specialists. But for those who have yet to become converts, a specific issue related to service startup latency—Cold Starts—has been one of the cited key objections. Fortunately, the serverless marketpl...
This Week's Top Five Serverless Tweets
Nica Fee

Nica Fee | February 13, 2020

This Week's Top Five Serverless Tweets
I’d like to take a moment to point out some of my favorite things that have come across my Twitter timeline in the last week, if you’d like to see more follow Stackery on twitter! Not a week goes by that Yan Cui doesn’t have some insight for us all “Well-architect your way to better serverless applications” by @theburningmonkhttps://t.co/SpRFzY...
A podcast we like — Bringing Traditional Tooling Services to Serverless
Gracie Gregory

Gracie Gregory | February 12, 2020

A podcast we like — Bringing Traditional Tooling Services to Serverless
Stackery gets an honorable mention this week on a Quantlayer podcast. The topic addressed is tooling for Serverless. The content covers multiple players in this space, and some aspects of the value they bring to the serverless environment: Helping ensure the appropriate security configuration Coordinating application deployments Monitori...
Top 10 Serverless Deployment Errors (and How to Fix Them)
Anna Spysz

Anna Spysz | February 06, 2020

Top 10 Serverless Deployment Errors (and How to Fix Them)
You know what they say: successful deploys are all alike; every unsuccessful deploy is unsuccessful in its own way (ok, no one actually says that, except engineers who have read way too much Russian literature, ahem). However, in the past few years we have witnessed some recurring deployment errors while helping customers on their serverless jo...
Serverless Has Evolved in 2020
Tim Zonca

Tim Zonca | January 30, 2020

Serverless Has Evolved in 2020
Come January, pretty much any current tech keyword you type into Google News will result in hundreds of prediction op-eds and roundups. The fact that it’s an entirely new decade has amplified this phenomenon and serverless is no exception. As the CEO of a company dedicated to helping software teams build, manage, and deliver serverless applicat...
The Quest to Eradicate Lingering VPCs
Anna Spysz

Anna Spysz | August 27, 2019

The Quest to Eradicate Lingering VPCs
How you'll feel after deleting VPCs using the command line Cost is a big reason many dev teams are transitioning to serverless. However, there are still some ways costs can creep up on you in serverless apps. The biggest culprit I’ve found in my own experience is the VPC resource. Because adding a VPC to a serverless stack is ridiculous...
Injection Attacks: Protecting Your Serverless Functions
Garrett Gillas

Garrett Gillas | February 28, 2019

Injection Attacks: Protecting Your Serverless Functions
Security is Less of a Problem with Serverless but Still Critical While trying to verify the claims made on a somewhat facile rundown of serverless security threats, I ran across Jeremy Daly’s excellent writeup of a single vulnerability type in serverless, itself inspired by a fantastic talk from Ory Segal on vulnerabilities in serverless apps...
Lambda@Edge: Why Less is More
Nuatu Tseggai

Nuatu Tseggai | February 21, 2019

Lambda@Edge: Why Less is More
Lambda@Edge is a compute service that allows you to write JavaScript code that executes in any of the 150+ AWS edge locations making up the Amazon CloudFront content delivery network (CDN) service. In this post, I’ll provide some background on CDN technologies. I will also build out an application stack that serves country-specific content de...

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