#​283 — April 27, 2023

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The State of Serverless GPUs — A comprehensive report that dives into the latency, variability, billing strategies, user experience, and advanced capabilities behind various serverless GPU offerings.

Nilesh Agarwal (Inferless)

'GPU market' Vast.ai offers another interesting pay as you go option we've enjoyed using that's not included here, though it's mostly 'serverless' in the billing model and that you might be using people's home PCs.. 😏

Google Cloud Run Jobs & Second-Generation Execution Environment Now GACloud Run jobs are now generally available. Here’s a deeper look at what they can do (batch data, migrations, reporting, etc). "The sky’s the limit for what you can build on our serverless platforms," say Google.

Netolicka & Heart (Google Cloud)

Dynaboard: A Low-Code Web App IDE Made for Developers — Build high performance public and private web apps in a collaborative — full-stack — development environment.

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🐍  Python 3.10 Runtime Now Available in AWS Lambda — This has been heavily demanded and long awaited, but Python 3.10 is now supported on Lambda as both a managed runtime and container base image. There’s also a preview Lambda container base image for Python 3.11. Ruby 3 next, please? 😁

Suresh Poopandi (AWS)

Understanding Techniques to Reduce AWS Lambda Costs — While serverless approaches are often held up as a way to reduce the total cost of ownership compared to a server-based model, there are still things you need to consider to keep costs down.

Josh Kahn and Chloe Jeon (AWS)

Implementing an Event-Driven Serverless Story Generation App with ChatGPT and DALL-E — Demonstrates how to integrate AWS serverless services with modern AI services like ChatGPT and DALL-E. The end result is a serverless scheduler that triggers a workflow to create AI-generated stories, images and supporting audio.

David Boyne

Defining Serverless Databases as a Service — Makes the case that SDBaaSes ensure flexible scaling, eliminate the need to manage anything, and prevent overspending with DBaaS vendors.

Shoolman & Oliveira


Some Best Practices for Serverless Security — Including implementing proper IAM, key management practices, threat detection tools, logging/monitoring, and more.

Goodness Woke

Building and Dockerizing a Node.js App with Stateless Architecture — Explores the benefits of hosting containers on platforms like Kinsta (that offer a managed hosting environment).

Smashing Magazine

Implementing Error Handling for AWS Lambda Asynchronous Invocations — Explains the error behaviors and approaches for handling errors in Lambda asynchronous invocations to build reliable serverless applications.

Chand and Praspaliauskas (AWS)

'How We Sped Up Serverless Cold Starts with Prisma by 9x'
Adams, Piotrowski, Burk (Prisma)

Building Private Serverless APIs with AWS Lambda & Amazon VPC Lattice
Josh Kahn (AWS)