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A serverless glossary
Toby Fee

Toby 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...
Building Slack Bots for Fun: A Serverless Release Gong
Anna Spysz

Anna Spysz | November 16, 2018

Building Slack Bots for Fun: A Serverless Release Gong
We have a running joke at Stackery regarding our tiny little gong that’s used to mark the occasion when we get a new customer. So tiny. And while I’m all about the sales team celebrating their successes (albeit with a far-too-small gong), I felt like the dev team needed its own way to commemorate major product releases and iterations. Then I...
AWS ReInvent: Serverless, Stackery, and Corey Quinn of LastWeekInAWS
Abner Germanow

Abner Germanow | November 14, 2018

AWS ReInvent: Serverless, Stackery, and Corey Quinn of LastWeekInAWS
Welcome savvy builder. If you’ve made it to our corner of the Internet and headed to re:invent, you are in the right place. We want you to leave Las Vegas with the savvy to choose how and when to apply the growing menu of serverless capabilities to your initiatives. To help you, we’re sending our serverless-first engineers to Las Vegas with t...
The Case for Minimalist Infrastructure
Garrett Gillas

Garrett Gillas | November 13, 2018

The Case for Minimalist Infrastructure
If your company could grow its engineering organization by 40% without increasing costs, would they do it? If your DevOps team could ship more code and features with fewer people, would they want to? Hopefully, the answer to both of these questions is ‘yes’. At Stackery, we believe in helping people create the most minimal application infrastr...

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