#59 — July 6, 2018

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Nanoservices and Serverless at the BBC

Nanoservices and Serverless at the BBC — The technical strategy behind migrating one of the BBC’s sites to the cloud. Details how they maximised re-use, reduced duplication, fostered collaboration, and shipped over to a serverless platform from the ground up.

Jacob Clark (BBC)

Serverless Performance: Cloudflare Workers vs Lambda and Lambda@Edge — It’s by Cloudflare themselves, so take care, but they’ve found their service is faster than Amazon’s alternative and speculate it’s due to how they use the V8 JavaScript engine.

Zack Bloom (Cloudflare)

Modernizing for Mobility: Free e-Book - No Sign Up Required — "Learn how to modernize existing legacy and enterprise systems. Our mobility modernization playbook shows strategies for migrating to a mobile architecture and also to the cloud. Pure JavaScript Stack."

Progress Mobility sponsor

Serverless Trends 6 Months into 2018 Still Point to Confusion? — Serverless computing is growing in appeal for enterprises, but there are still many questions about how they fit into a standard business environment. A 25 minute talk which includes the founder and CEO of Serverless, Inc.

Alex Handy (The New Stack)

MongoDB Stitch Goes GA: MongoDB's 'Backend as a Service' — MongoDB Stitch lets developers focus on building apps rather than managing data manipulation code, service integration, or backend infrastructure.


'Let Us Just Retire The Term Serverless' — Is it time to get rid of the term “serverless”? Here’s a compelling case for it. (But then what do we call the newsletter? 🙂)

Krishnan Subramanian

A Crash Course on Serverless APIs with Express and MongoDB

Adnan Rahić

Delivering a Serverless API in 10 Minutes with Cloudflare Workers

Rita Kozlov (Cloudflare)

Building Amazon Alexa Skill for StarCraft II using Python & AWS Lambda

Rafal Cymerys

Blog Series: Continuous Delivery of Microservices - Parts 1 - 4

GoCD sponsor

A Comprehensive Guide to Serverless Go on AWS Lambda — This article isn’t perfect and wobbles around a bit, but it covers a lot of ground if Go is your preferred language.


Automated SQL Injection Testing of Serverless Functions — Learn how to automate SQL injection testing for AWS Lambda functions, quickly and painlessly.

Ory Segal (PureSec)

Introducing the OpenFaaS Operator for Serverless on Kubernetes

Alex Ellis

In this week's Think Faas podcast Forrest Brazeal continues to explore serverless best practices, with a particular focus on serverless security. How do write a secure serverless function?

The Think FaaS Podcast