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Symphonia's Serverless Insights — October 2017

This is the latest edition of our newsletter. To receive the email version please subscribe here. News from the Serverless World The biggest update from the industry is that we had another global gathering of Serverless enthusiasts here in New York City for the 5th ServerlessConf, ably produced by our friends at A Cloud Guru.

AWS Lambda LiveLessons

John and Mike are very excited to announce their first online training course. AWS Lambda: Developing Serverless Applications with Java is a complete online course that takes you from first principles, through to advanced topics.

A flurry of updates

Over the last couple of weeks we've had a lot of articles and videos published on other sites, so here's a roundup : We published an article with O'Reilly — Using serverless architectures to build applications with AWS and Java .

All of our content

Here at Symphonia we're glad that we're able to put a lot of articles, videos, and code online. After all, our mission is not just to work with our clients, but to also help advance our industry.

Symphonia's Serverless Insights — August 2017

This is the latest edition of our newsletter. To receive the email version please subscribe here. News from the Serverless World It's been an interesting old summer.

Learning Lambda — Part 6

This is Part 6 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.

Interview with the O'Reilly Programming Podcast

Mike spoke with Jeff Bleiel at the O'Reilly Programming Podcast. Thorny questions that came up included comparing Microservices with Serverless, and a discussion of why we don't consider Container technology to be Serverless.

Revisiting AWS Lambda Runtime Performance

Back in February, I wrote an article titled “The Occasional Chaos of AWS Lambda Runtime Performance”. The performance benchmark results in that article showed that while worst-case performance was indeed proportional to a Lambda's memory configure, actual performance could be much better than that worst case.

Podcast Interview with Pythian

Mike talked with Chris Presley at Pythian on their Datascape Podcast. Chris has a data focus, and it was interesting to chat about Serverless with that in mind.