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Gain Serverless Confidence with Stackery at Serverlessconf NYC!
Abner Germanow

Abner Germanow | September 30, 2019

Gain Serverless Confidence with Stackery at Serverlessconf NYC!
ServerlessConf is almost upon us! Autumn in the Big Apple with a ton of serverless enthusiasts? Sign us up. Oh, we already are? Cool. If you have tickets to attend ServerlessConf, then you’re already pumped to hear about the creativity and focus serverless architecture unlocks for the presenters and attendees alike! We can’t wait to hear from...
The Secret Lives of Failed Amazon SQS Messages
Danielle Heberling

Danielle Heberling | September 16, 2019

The Secret Lives of Failed Amazon SQS Messages
A common pattern in serverless architecture is to have a queue before a function. This is great because you can create a second queue for all of the messages that failed in the function execution (or, if we want to put it in terms that don’t sound like we’re aggressively shaming them, we can classify them as having “encountered an error at some ...
Serverless Heroes Down Under — Stackery Visits Australia!
Farrah Campbell

Farrah Campbell | September 12, 2019

Serverless Heroes Down Under — Stackery Visits Australia!
Last week I was battling jet lag and this week, an inbox of unanswered emails. But I’m also marveling at the quality of the AWS community all over the world. I had the privilege of speaking at  ServerlessDays Sydney the week before last, and along with the amazing conference talks, I also got to see firsthand just how much of the globe is involv...
Serverless Summer School Cliff's Notes — AWS Serverless Products, Explained
Gracie Gregory

Gracie Gregory | September 03, 2019

Serverless Summer School Cliff's Notes — AWS Serverless Products, Explained
School’s out for… Autumn? That’s right, while you were avoiding the back-to-school rush at Office Depot, cutting the crusts off PB&Js, and taking the layers out of mothballs (confession: I have never seen let alone used a single mothball), Serverless Summer School began winding down and is now over for the season. Until next year, school-t...
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...
Software Engineers: Confidence Matters Just as Much as Ability
Chase Douglas

Chase Douglas | August 15, 2019

Software Engineers: Confidence Matters Just as Much as Ability
Software engineering is a skilled task; those who obtain the experience and credentials necessary to become engineers know this, as do their employers. Engineers have an overarching goal of using these skills to construct experiences that enable end-users to complete a task successfully and they hope to provide enjoyment and comfort along the ...
Stackery Professional Serverless Tooling Now Available on the AWS Marketplace
Abner Germanow

Abner Germanow | August 14, 2019

Stackery Professional Serverless Tooling Now Available on the AWS Marketplace
Stackery is now available on the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Marketplace! This is great news for development teams excited by the prospect of building and modernizing applications using AWS Lambda, DyanmoDB, Kinesis, API Gateway, Fargate, and the rest of the growing menu of serverless capabilities. AWS teams can start their serverless journeys w...
Major in Serverless Confidence at Serverless Summer School!
Nicole Blystone

Nicole Blystone | August 08, 2019

Major in Serverless Confidence at Serverless Summer School!
Have you been attending Stackery’s Serverless Summer School? As a non-engineer, I’ll admit, I was a little nervous. Was it going to be over my head? Would I spend the entire Twitch stream furiously writing down all the terms I didn’t know so that I could ask about them later? Would my brain need some debugging after trying to download a bunch ...

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