#57 — June 22, 2018

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The Best Ways to Test Your Serverless Applications — A high-level/architecture-oriented look at how to think about testing in a serverless world.

Slobodan Stojanović

Serverless or Not? That Is The Question — A really great look at a developer’s exploration of serverless using Swift (yes, the Apple-formed language principally used for iOS development so far) on IBM Cloud.

Kyle Newsome

How Twilio Improves 'Mean Time To Discovery' with Rollbar — "The worst thing that can happen is a customer writes in to the support team to say something is broken... If my 'Mean Time To Discovery' is based on a customer support ticket, I’ve failed." Learn more.

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Lambda Programming Errors That Could Cost You Thousands of Dollars A Day“Within a week we accumulated a bill close to $10K due to a programming error.” 😬

Asankha Perera

Using CPU Profiling to Increase Efficiency of Your AWS Lambda Functions — Profiling can be a handy way to lower Lambda costs and ensure you’re using resources efficiently. Absolutely key if you have a function that may run millions of times or more.

Mx Kas Perch

▶  Unraveling The Truth Around Serverless Security — Covers concerns, challenges, and the mindset required when thinking about security for serverless architectures.

Rupak Ganguly

Red Hat's Approach to 'Functions-as-a-Service' — Michael Hausenblas, Red Hat developer advocate for OpenShift, shares his thoughts on how serverless will affect ops in the enterprise.

Alex Handy

Build a Native Mobile App Hooked to Your Enterprise Auth in 5 Minutes

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Is Serverless Just a New Word for Cloud Based?“there is some confusion about what it really means and how it really works.”

Rick Golba

Serverless Migration Strategies: What to Know Before Making the Leap

B. Cameron Gain

Serverless is not a silver bullet. Forrest explains several edge cases where serverless computing doesn’t (yet) make sense, and introduces the principle of ‘least compute possible’:

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