Abstract Historically, getting your software into a “server environment” required coordination with a tightly controlled infrastructure or operations team. Bottlenecks, both technical and bureaucratic, resulted in delays, waning developer productivity, and crushed morale. Luckily for developers, cloud providers came to the rescue with ways to quickly get started with infrastructure. The democratization of cloud-based infrastructure … Read More
Writing AWS Lambda functions using the Serverless Framework makes it easy to manage dependencies that your functions depend on as far as third-party packages or keeping track of the AWS resources that your service utilizes. The Serverless Framework automates a lot of the resource allocation and packaging of the functions with a CLI tool named … Read More
Serverless Stack (serverless-stack.com) is another rapid serverless application development platform for AWS. SST (as it is also known) promises to streamline development and allow local debug of AWS Lambdas. It uses the AWS CDK and a set of its own constructs and configuration settings to make building serverless applications easier, and provide a more helpful … Read More
I find the SAM (Serverless Application Model) CLI extremely frustrating to use on Linux, starting with installation. But this week I learned two things that simplify both installation and operation. I’m passing them on in the hopes that they’ll be useful to you as well.
Abstract: “So, everyone’s talking about Serverless… and serverless, and server-less. Let’s talk about why Ken thinks Serverless = lower developer productivity and why containers still rule the day. Note: the statements and thoughts of Ken Rimple do not reflect the views of Chariot Solutions, AWS, or even the elves who wrote LISP.” Speaker Bio: Ken … Read More
Ken and Becca riff on some recent dev/tech news: Grant Imahara, of Mythbuster fame, and his passing (RIP), tech solutions for beauty companies impacted by Coronavirus, SQL tricks, podcasts we’re really into, and a short rant from Ken on serverless.
Check out our YouTube playlist to watch all the talks from Emerging Technologies for the Enterprise 2020. Abstract Ah, Serverless. The term that means a dozen different things to a dozen different developers. In the most simple case, Serverless just means deploying applications to a platform where the servers are managed for you, and abstracted … Read More
Check out our YouTube playlist to watch all the talks from Emerging Technologies for the Enterprise 2020. Abstract Functional or object-oriented, relational or schemaless, on-premises or entirely serverless: for better or worse, technology choices in software development remain mostly ideological. Whether we prefer to “stand on the shoulders of giants”, use “the right tool for … Read More
In this talk, I’ll cover what Serverless means to me, namely the Serverless framework and how to use it to deploy applications to the Amazon Web Services cloud platform.
How to send information to Lambdas by passing parameters and path-based variables to functions, and locking down functions from unauthorized access.