#99 — May 3, 2019
Now platform has released a tool that enables developers to easily develop against their platform locally.— The popular
— A way to do things with a large number of S3 objects at the same time. For example, you can invoke an AWS Lambda on each one. Certainly a new and interesting way to trigger lambdas on existing assets.
Jeff Barr (AWS)
— Unlike most Continuous Integration (CI) solutions, Buddy only re-builds the parts of your application that have changed and deploys your updates in seconds to any cloud. Start building better Serverless apps faster with Buddy.
Analytics feature makes it even better when you want to instrument and analyze how your serverless functions are operating (or not).— AWS X-Ray is a tracing service for debugging microservices and its new
Think Faas podcast is a guest over at AWS’s news blog explaining how CloudWatch Events is “the best-kept secret in serverless event processing” given how easy it is to get a fully managed event pipe up and running.— The host of the
— Microsoft has announced a preview release of PowerShell support in Azure Functions. A big deal as many companies in the MS/Azure ecosystem use PowerShell for automating operational tasks and using Functions could help push that a stage further.
Eamon O'Reilly (Azure)
Fargate is AWS’s service for running containers without managing servers (or clusters) and while AWS doesn’t bill it as in the ‘serverless’ realm, ultimately serverless concepts have had a huge inspiration. Michael compares it to Lambda here.—
— Step Functions allow lambdas to share state without involving DynamoDB or any other data storage service.
— A neat look at bringing together a whole bunch of technologies (Node, Next.js, MongoDB Atlas, Passport) to create a simple serverless e-commerce system for ZEIT’s Now serverless platform.
AWS Sagemaker (a machine learning service) and Lambda.— ..using fast.ai,
— If you want a fast, MySQL or Postgres compatible database on AWS, Aurora is a great choice, but if you want it on demand, Aurora Serverless takes it that one step further. This is a reasonable tour of the fundamentals.
Cloudflare Worker compatible test harness which can execute Mocha unit tests directly in the production Cloudflare environment.— How to generate a
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