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Serverless is not a Technology
Nica Fee

Nica Fee | July 31, 2019

Serverless is not a Technology
I’ve heard many conversations about the limitations of “serverless technology” ever since the concept was widely known. They often focus on how specific implementations of serverless are limited by certain aspects that the user doesn’t have control of. This seems odd to me because serverless isn’t a technology. Furthermore and with even greater...
Serverless Summer School: Class is in session!
Gracie Gregory

Gracie Gregory | July 29, 2019

Serverless Summer School: Class is in session!
Pssst… someone asked me to pass you this note: Now that you’re invited, here’s the lowdown: Starting this Wednesday, you get the unique chance to attend four weeks of live working sessions with some of the top minds in serverless. They’ll prepare you to build production-ready serverless applications with the best practices of AWS top-of-min...
An Announcement from Stackery
Chase Douglas

Chase Douglas | June 27, 2019

An Announcement from Stackery
Dear Community and Customers: Yesterday our founder and CEO Nate Taggart announced his decision to step down from his post. While his presence will be missed by all of us, he made this choice in order for Stackery to bring in a new CEO with the experience and pedigree to steer the business to the next level. Stackery has continued to build inc...
A serverless glossary
Nica Fee

Nica Fee | May 22, 2019

A serverless glossary
With Serverless, it’s not the technology that’s hard, it’s understanding the language of a new culture and operational model. Serverless architecture has coined some new terms and, more confusingly, re-used a few older terms with new meanings. This glossary will clarify some of them. App An app is a term without an exact technical definition...
How Vydia Uses Serverless with Stackery
Guest Author Mark Allen, Co-Founder & VP of Engineering @ Vydia

Guest Author Mark Allen, Co-Founder & VP of Engineering @ Vydia | May 19, 2019

How Vydia Uses Serverless with Stackery
Vydia is dedicated to helping creators gain more control over their audio and video content with a centralized tool for distributing, managing, protecting, and optimizing AV files. Vydia’s software team describes themselves as a “DevOps team first and foremost” delivering new features and updates in a tight loop. They are always in search of ...
An Extrovert's Guide to Camaraderie in Tech
Ashley Brooks

Ashley Brooks | May 02, 2019

An Extrovert's Guide to Camaraderie in Tech
If you work in tech, you’ve probably heard that “team culture” is the most important thing for a successful organization. Camaraderie, trust, passion… a good team should have all that. And it’s hard to deny that loving the team you work with will make you more successful, but how do we build that? There’s no AWS product called TeamFront and it...
Your Development Environment is Missing
Nate Taggart

Nate Taggart | April 22, 2019

Your Development Environment is Missing
It’s hard to believe, but 10 years ago AWS had only five products. Chief among them, of course, was EC2. Although it feels a little quaint now, back then EC2 was an incredible offering. Anyone could fire up a server in seconds, install some code, and transform that generic server into any service one could imagine. And for most of the history...
5 Common Misconceptions About Serverless
Gracie Gregory

Gracie Gregory | April 18, 2019

5 Common Misconceptions About Serverless
At Stackery, our engineers live and breathe serverless development every day. Because of this, we are constantly evaluating the current soundbites about it; when a field is expanding this quickly, it’s not uncommon to hear a generous handful of misguided assumptions. So, despite the increasing influence of cloudside development, there are stil...

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