AWS Lambda provides serverless computing in the form of functions as a service (FaaS). This means you can leverage on-demand infrastructure without the need for provisioning and hardware maintenance. Overall, Lambda is a great service for real-time data processing and backends. However, to achieve optimal performance you need to do some troubleshooting. In this article, you will learn how to improve cold start performance, implement efficient monitoring and logging, debug functions, and avoid timeouts.
If you run any kind of business (large-scale enterprise, small company, or even personal brand) and you haven’t moved to the cloud yet, then that’s a mistake you need to rectify with great urgency. This article examines four reasons why you should make the move.
In his session at Serverless Architecture Conference 2019 in Berlin Sheen Brisals shares his experience with Serverless and explains how he and his Shopper Engagement Technology team at LEGO migrated the legacy monolith eCommerce platform onto a cloud based solution on AWS.
What once seemed unthinkable is now common practice: databases are moving to the cloud. In this article, Ales Zeman, Sales Engineering Manager for Central Europe at Quest Software, explains what to look out for and how to make the migration successful.
Knative is a Kubernetes-based platform that comes with a set of building blocks to build, deploy and manage modern serverless workloads. Knative consists of three major areas: Build, Serving and Eventing.
In this article we want to secure an Azure Functions — serverless — implemented API with modern means by adding a JSON Web Token (JWT) validation. Experience with OAuth , JWT  and Identity Provider (IDP)  is advantageous, but not necessary.
APIs have become an essential ingredient of Digital Transformation and other initiatives to modernize IT and organizations. However, while APIs are an essential ingredient, they are not everything you need, and thus only focusing on APIs may lead to disappointment when expectations are running too high. In short, APIs are necessary for improving organizational fitness, but they are not sufficient.
The hard work of changing an organization also has to happen in other areas than in the technical infrastructure.
Approaching problems with a serverless first mindset means rethinking, re-architecting, and rethinking again. Serverless isn’t just FaaS, it isn’t just about the cloud. How can you build a model for thinking serverless and practice applying it? We've asked an expert about it.