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Books, Elevators, and Serverless Data Platforms

Symphonia's September 2020 newsletter, with some thoughts around hybrid architecture strategy

Serverless, Testing, and two Thinking Hats

A strategy for considering serverless and testing, which bucks the trend of other opinions in the industry.

AWS Glue 2.0 - Realizing the Benefit of Managed Services

Serverless isn't just Lambda Here at Symphonia, we're proponents of all things Serverless. This means that in addition to technologies like AWS Lambda, we make heavy use of managed backends-as-a-service that address concerns like scaling, resource allocation, and process management, while giving us and our clients granular billing with minimal fixed costs.

Cloud Coffee Break, Episode One

Hi everyone, Mike here! I've been missing chatting to folks at conferences and meetups, so here's a little experiment. Broadcast from my own home, it's “Cloud Coffee Break”!

Some new Serverless Architecture videos from John and Mike

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!

Did you get your re:Invent holiday wish?

This is the latest edition of our newsletter. To receive the email version please subscribe here. So another AWS re:Invent has come and gone and .

What are our re:Invent predictions? And updates!

This is the latest edition of our newsletter. To receive the email version please subscribe here. Hello everyone from the snowy world of Symphonia! Yes, winter's first storm has come to New York City.

Symphonia at Velocity 2018, and more Serverless Insights

This is the latest edition of our newsletter. To receive the email version please subscribe here. Hello friendly Serverless Insights subscribers! Summer has arrived in New York City — a time when locals scramble to find rooftops, dodge a million dripping air conditioners, and wonder how bodegas are selling pumpkin beer already.

Revisiting "Serverless Architectures"

I started writing “Serverless Architectures” in May 2016. At that point I'd recently finished up at my previous job, had just been to the first Serverlessconf, hadn't done much writing in a while, had some time on my hands, and so decided to put a few ideas together.

Examining the AWS Serverless Application Repository

AWS announced a new service — the Serverless Application Repository (SAR) — at re:Invent 2017. The general goal of SAR is to make it easier to distribute, and consume, applications that have been developed using AWS Serverless products, like Lambda.

Symphonia's Serverless Insights — March 2018

This is the latest edition of our newsletter. To receive the email version please subscribe here. Hello everyone, and welcome to the first Symphonia Serverless Insights of 2018!

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!