Serverless architectures are the next step in the evolution of cloud services. The first attempts at walking with them are easy. However, you should know the stumbling blocks in order to be able to avoid them. This article presents the typical challenges with corresponding possible solutions.
Java is still the first choice when it comes to software development for business use . However, the development of Java software alone is not enough: machines, operating systems, JREs, application servers, etc. are required for productive use - and large frameworks and libraries are also required as the basis for code functionality. This overhead hurts more the simpler the required functionality is, because it makes development, testing, and operation more difficult. The alternative concept: Serverless.
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.
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.