serverless

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serverless

4 serverless myths to understand before getting started with AWS

One myth is that serverless implies Functions as a Service (FaaS). Cloud services are serverless if no servers are exposed for you to administer, if they scale automatically and you pay for what you use only.…

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Tips & tricks for developing a serverless cloud app

Focus on limiting the scope of your functions. Protect your code from malfunctioning by setting up a queue, or buffer requests..…

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Serverless deployment best practices

When you create IAM policies for your services, limit the roles to the minimum permissions required to operate.…

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Serverless for startups - it’s the fastest way to build your technology idea

Scaling is handled for you. You don’t have to worry whether a function is run once a day or a million times a day. Startups often need to change system concept and functionality mid-way and the agility serverless structure offers is perfect for this use case.…

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Be as serverless as you can, but not more than that

Once you find what does deliver value, you can consider going partly serverless and investing more in the infrastructure for it.…

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Databases that play nice with your serverless backend

Modern cloud-native DBs, that expose stateless REST APIs, work best for serverless computing.…

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Serverless best practices

Don’t let functions call other functions. Learn to use messages and queues to keep functions asynchronous.…

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Serverless security risks

Event data injections are really hard to identify & block in serverless architecture. Broken authentication is a big risk.…

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The traits of serverless architecture

The initial learning curve is low. Being hostless, it reduces operational overhead on server maintenance. Serverless architecture is stateless and helps you scale horizontally and reduces errors.…

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5 tips for building apps with the Serverless framework and AWS Lambda

Serverless works well with a microservice-style architecture. You should limit the scope of services and functions you use. Lambda functions shouldn’t persist any data or session information in the environment beyond the lifetime of a single request.…