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Prototyping Serverless Applications
Anna Yovandich

Anna Yovandich | March 08, 2018

Prototyping Serverless Applications
When starting a prototype, it’s easy to get lost in the weeds before anything is built. What helps me before writing code is to outline a build plan that clarifies: What is the simplest approach to build an initial concept? What valuable features reach beyond the basics? How can they be progressively implemented? What architectural resources w...
Serverless Health Status Dashboard
Sam Goldstein

Sam Goldstein | February 08, 2018

Serverless Health Status Dashboard
Stackery’s Operations Console is the place DevOps teams go to manage their serverless infrastructure and applications. This week we’re announcing the general availability of Serverless Health Dashboards which surfaces realtime health status data for deployed serverless applications. As early adopters of microservice and serverless architecture...
The Economics of Serverless for IoT
Nate Taggart

Nate Taggart | January 11, 2018

The Economics of Serverless for IoT
It’s no surprise that the rise of connected devices and the Internet of Things is coinciding with the movement toward Functions-as-a-Service and serverless computing. Serverless, and its near-cousin “edge computing,” are both paradigms of pairing compute with event triggers and IoT opens the door for a whole new breed of event triggers. In th...
Automatic Image Processing Made Easy
Apurva Jantrania

Apurva Jantrania | October 06, 2017

Automatic Image Processing Made Easy
Handling images as they are uploaded by your users is a process that lends itself well to serverless. However, setting up buckets, functions, and the necessary permissions can become a surprisingly daunting task. Stackery can help by managing all of this complexity and letting you focus on just the image processing development. In our new gui...
Bastion Nodes For Your Virtual Network
Apurva Jantrania

Apurva Jantrania | July 28, 2017

Bastion Nodes For Your Virtual Network
So you’ve got a Virtual Network set up to secure your resources, fantastic! But sometimes, your users or developers will need access to those secured resources from outside the Virtual Network. Maybe they need to make a quick update to a database, or an unexpected debug session requires a peek into your tables. That’s exactly what a Bastion nod...
Error Handling In a Serverless World
Chase Douglas

Chase Douglas | March 10, 2017

Error Handling In a Serverless World
Error handling is tricky. The easiest thing you can do with an error, and some argue the best thing to do, is to let the error do its thing and take your application down with it. There is merit to this approach, especially for unhandled exceptions, because by definition the application is in an unknown state. But errors happen. When they happ...
SQL Databases Rock
Chase Douglas

Chase Douglas | March 03, 2017

SQL Databases Rock
Relational SQL databases have a bad rap these days. Go ask all the startups you know what database technology they are using. Really, go ask. Ok, how many of them said MongoDB? All of them?! What’s wrong with SQL databases? As awesome as SQL databases are, there are not-so-awesome challenges you face when you start to use them. Let’s list ...
Shifting Left with Security
Nate Taggart

Nate Taggart | February 13, 2017

Shifting Left with Security
There’s been a lot of talk lately on Shift Left Testing, which is undoubtedly useful as a DevOps practice. There seems to be less talk on Shift Left Security, which surprises me. Shifting Left, is a methodology of bringing historically late-stage processes earlier in the development cycle, like shifting left on a Gantt chart in an old waterfal...

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