🇺🇦 #​239 — April 1, 2022

Read on the Web

Serverless Status

A Year with Serverless at the BBC — The UK's national broadcaster, and home to the world's largest news service, is beginning to see benefits from serverless. Some thoughtful reflection here on the progress made in moving the massive main BBC website over to serverless tech, along with outlining what’s next for the corporation's serverless plans.

Johnathan Ishmael (BBC)

▶  Using Google Cloud Run's 'Always-On' CPU Allocation for Background Work — You can now ensure the CPU is always available/allocated on Google Cloud Run. Here’s a look at why that can be useful, along with a video example showing it in action.

Wesley Chun (Google Cloud)

Zero to 100 Deploys a Day: A Practitioner's Book — Elite teams capable of deploying many times a day didn't get there overnight. This book details how they did it, in 3 phases. Dylan Etkin, the author, was Atlassian's first JIRA architect, scaled Bitbucket to millions of users, and built Statuspage.

Sleuth sponsor

Serverless GitHub Backups of Hashnode Posts — A detailed post running through how Hashnode uses serverless tech to backup posts to GitHub using Websockets, Lambda, and Sqs. Plenty of code and visuals to help things along.

Sandro Volpicella (Hashnode)

▶  Discussing Serverless Framework v3 — A chat with Matthieu Napoli and Mariusz Nowak of Serverless Inc. to discuss the latest major release of the Serverless Framework (which arrived earlier this year) — expect discussion on how they streamlined the CLI developer experience, the new params feature, the future of the Serverless Framework, and more. 47 minutes

Serverless Chats Podcast podcast

Building Highly Scalable Serverless WebSocket Infrastructure on AWS — Runs through setting up a Python-powered serverless infrastructure for WebSocket connections — using AWS API Gateway, AWS Lambda and Dynamodb using AWS-CDK.

John Taylor

How CockroachDB Operates Serverless Clusters with Kubernetes — Explains how cloud SQL database CockroachDB run their serverless offering on Kubernetes. The clusters tell the tale.

Chris Seto, and Jay Lim (CockroachDB)

⚡️ In Brief:

Using AWS Step Functions and Amazon DynamoDB for Business Rules Orchestration — Learn how you can leverage an orchestration framework using Step Functions, Lambda, DynamoDB, and API Gateway to build an API backed by an open-source Drools rules engine, running on a container.

Pannirselvam, Patil, Dhamodaran (AWS)

Optimizing AWS Lambda Function Performance for Java — How to optimize the performance of Java powered Lambda functions without altering any of the function code thanks to the endlessly tweakable JVM..

Mark Sailes