#96 — April 12, 2019
— Announced at this week’s Google Cloud Next event, ‘Cloud Run’ is Google’s new serverless compute platform for running stateless HTTP-driven containers (as opposed to Cloud Functions’ purely function-based approach). It can also run within GKE on existing GKE clusters.
Fenrir is a new, open source AWS SAM deployer that Coinbase are already using to deploy and scale their serverless apps.—
— Track function latency and errors—then put it all in context with data from 250+ techs across every layer of your stack. Gain real-time performance insights and set intelligent alerts with Datadog. Try it free.
— The first time you set up a serverless function on AWS Lambda you might wonder why you have to plumb it in using API Gateway just to trigger it over HTTP. The reason is Lambda is so flexible, you can trigger functions in a myriad of ways, not just over HTTP. 8 more ways are to follow in later articles.
Now serverless platform, about building and deploying serverless apps on Now.— An hour long podcast with Guillermo Rauch, the founder of ZEIT and the
Full Stack Radio
— How to use speech-to-text and translation services from both the browser and Azure and then serverlessly broadcast real-time captions in multiple languages.
— Use Helm to package entire K8s clusters into downloadable image files. Deploy to any cloud.
— Ideas for optimizing warm starts when connecting AWS Lambda to other services.
you get extra CPU performance with more memory up to a certain point.— No, you’re stuck with two. But it does seem like
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— A 5 part (but growing) series of videos looking at different serverless monitoring approaches, such as AWS X-Ray, Artillery, and Epsagon.
— A few examples of using OpenFaaS in various scenarios (from scratch, for an existing Go service, etc.)
Alex Ellis (OpenFaaS)
— The very basics (think “Hello world”) of creating a simple Google Cloud Function (essentially Google’s answer to AWS Lambda) using both Node and Express.