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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.
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.
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 .
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.
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.