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Symphonia's Serverless Insights — December 2017

This is the latest edition of our newsletter. To receive the email version please subscribe here. Hello everyone, and welcome to the last Serverless Insights of 2017!

AWS Lambda Reserved Concurrency

Lambda is a wonderful platform. However, it is still in its early years, and has a number of limitations and rough edges. One of those edges — that of the ability to overwhelm downstream systems with unfettered load — got a lot smoother at re:Invent 2017.

Serverless at re:Invent 2017

The light show at the re:Play party Another re:Invent has come and gone, and us mere AWS-using mortals are now rapidly trying to sort the wheat from the chaff of a heady harvest of announcements.

Symphonia's Serverless Insights — November 2017

This is the latest edition of our newsletter. To receive the email version please subscribe here. Hello all, and welcome to a special ‘pre:Invent’ edition of our Serverless Insights.

Learning Lambda — Part 9

This is Part 9 of Learning Lambda, a tutorial series about engineering using AWS Lambda. To see the other articles in this series please visit the series home page.

Learning Lambda — Part 8

This is Part 8 of Learning Lambda, a tutorial series about engineering using AWS Lambda. To see the other articles in this series please visit the series home page.

Learning Lambda

Learning Lambda is an ongoing series of articles that give you a deep dive into programming on the AWS Lambda Platform. We start from first principles, and we explain what is going on in the Lambda environment as we proceed.

Learning Lambda — Part 7

This is Part 7 of Learning Lambda, a tutorial series about engineering using AWS Lambda. To see the other articles in this series please visit the series home page.

Serverless 'Glue' apps in AWS, and sending Slack notifications for Code Pipeline Events

When John and I give our introductory presentations about Serverless we list 3 typical use-cases: Web apps / web APIs Data Pipelines ‘Glue’ apps This last category is one of the most popular usages of Serverless that we see at present.