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Self Healing Serverless Applications - Part 3
Nate Taggart

Nate Taggart | July 04, 2018

Self Healing Serverless Applications - Part 3
This blog post is based on a presentation I gave at Glue Conference 2018. The original slides: Self-Healing Serverless Applications – GlueCon 2018. View the rest here. Parts: 1, 2, 3 This is part three of a three-part blog series. In the first post we covered some of the common failure scenarios you may face when building serverless applicati...
Self Healing Serverless Applications - Part 2
Nate Taggart

Nate Taggart | June 18, 2018

Self Healing Serverless Applications - Part 2
This blog post is based on a presentation I gave at Glue Conference 2018. The original slides: Self-Healing Serverless Applications – GlueCon 2018. View the rest here. Parts: 1, 2, 3 This is part two of a three-part blog series. In the last post we covered some of the common failure scenarios you may face when building serverless applications...
Self Healing Serverless Applications - Part 1
Nate Taggart

Nate Taggart | June 07, 2018

Self Healing Serverless Applications - Part 1
This blog post is based on a presentation I gave at Glue Conference 2018. The original slides: Self-Healing Serverless Applications – GlueCon 2018. View the rest here. Parts: 1, 2, 3 This is part one of a multi-part blog series. In this post we’ll discuss some of the common failure scenarios you may face when building serverless applications....
Five Steps to a Successful Product Launch
Susan Little

Susan Little | May 08, 2018

Five Steps to a Successful Product Launch
Many organizations are discovering how serverless technology enables the creation of new features or applications in a matter of hours and days instead of weeks or months. With this accelerated development timeframe value can be delivered to customers faster. So, how do you ensure you’re introducing the most innovative products that truly me...
To Do Serverless Right, You Need A New IAM Approach
Nate Taggart

Nate Taggart | April 12, 2018

To Do Serverless Right, You Need A New IAM Approach
Identity and Access Management (IAM) is an important tool for cloud infrastructure and user management. It governs access control for both cloud services and users, and can incorporate features around auditing, authentication policies, and governance. Use of IAM involves a multiple-step process of creating roles and permissions and then assigni...
Why All The Monolithic Serverless API Hate?
Chase Douglas

Chase Douglas | March 21, 2018

Why All The Monolithic Serverless API Hate?
A schism exists in serverless land. There are about equal numbers of people on two sides of an important architectural question: Should your APIs be backed by a monolithic function or by independent functions for each endpoint? To the serverless ecosystem’s credit, this schism hasn’t devolved into warring factions. What fights are like in the ...
Quickly Iterating on Developing and Debugging AWS Lambda Functions
Apurva Jantrania

Apurva Jantrania | March 15, 2018

Quickly Iterating on Developing and Debugging AWS Lambda Functions
Recently, I found myself having to develop a complex lambda function that required a lot of iteration and the need for interactive debugging. Iterating on lambda functions can be painful due to the amount of time it takes to re-deploy an update to lambda and trying to attach a debugger to lambda just isn’t an option. If you find yourself re-de...
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...

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