Hi everyone. It's been a great, fascinating, and busy 2019 for John and I (Mike) at Symphonia. You'll probably be able to tell that we haven't had too much spare time because of the lack of updates around these parts!
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.
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.
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 .