Previous Issues

Issue #116: Happy Birthday, Lambda! ๐ŸŽ‚

November 17, 2020

In this issue, weโ€™ve got even more pre:Invent announcements, we welcome some new heroes, and we sing happy birthday to a very influential six-year-old.

Issue #115: pre:Invent is here. Prepare to drink from the firehose. ๐Ÿ”ฅ

November 10, 2020

In this issue, we've got the first wave of pre:Invent announcements, we go back to school on DynamoDB, and we load up on serverless tools.

Issue #114: Should you build a serverless application? ๐Ÿง

November 3, 2020

In this issue, we see support for WASM grow, we debunk some serverless myths, and ask if a serverless application is right for you.

Issue #113: Say goodbye to the dreaded CloudFormation 200 resources limit... ๐Ÿ‘‹

October 27, 2020

In this issue, we get FIFO for SNS, get rid of the 200 resources limit in CloudFormation, and power up our python Lambdas.

Issue #112: Optimizing the cost of serverless... ๐Ÿ’ฐ

October 20, 2020

In this issue, we get a recap of a very serverless third quarter, add resiliency with circuit breakers, and get a lesson in privacy.

Issue #111: Lambda just got some Extensions... ๐Ÿ”Ž

October 13, 2020

In this issue, we get Lambda Extensions, a full stack serverless manifesto, and a reality check on the state of the serverless revolution.

Issue #110: Timestream is on my side... โณ

October 6, 2020

In this issue, we get a new serverless time series database, the race for gRPC at the edge is on, and Lambda becomes child's play.

Issue #109: You don't want to manage "a towering edifice of stuff" ๐Ÿ”ฅ

September 29, 2020

In this issue, we're advised to think serverless instead of Kubernetes, learn how to choose the right messaging system, and get a new approach to stateful serverless.

Issue #108: Join the Serverless Revolution!ย ๐Ÿš€

September 22, 2020

In this issue, Alexander Hamilton endorses serverless, we learn how to bypass Cloudflare's SQL injection filters, and we get automated language recognition

Issue #107: Welcome to Serverless Land... ๐ŸŽก

September 15, 2020

In this issue, we get a FastPass to Serverless Land, hear some candid serverless feedback, and we get a new Data API

Issue #106: Serverless Adoption at AWS... ๐Ÿš€

September 8, 2020

In this issue, we learn the names of all 168 AWS Services (via song), chat with Holly Mesrobian about adopting serverless at AWS, and get plenty of troubleshooting advice.

Issue #105: There's nothing like serverless in September... โ›…๏ธ

September 1, 2020

In this issue, we learn how to integrate SalesForce with EventBridge, create aggregates with DynamoDB streams, and find out why opening the box is a bad idea.

Issue #104: Service Integrations for HTTP APIs are (kinda) here! ๐Ÿ˜

August 25, 2020

In this issue, we look at the new service integration support for HTTP APIs, see more support for JAMstack, and welcome some new heroes.

Issue #103: Why buy the cow if you get the Machine Learning for free? ๐Ÿฎ

August 18, 2020

In this issue we learn why you don't need to buy a cow to do machine learning, how serverless can speed up your regression tests and we get a full season of Sessions with SAM to binge watch.

Issue #102: Serverless security strategies... ๐Ÿ”

August 11, 2020

In this issue, we have some awesome insights into serverless and cloud security, we take a look at serverless machine learning, and try something a little different with the newsletter format.

Issue #101: Tell us what you really think of serverless... ๐Ÿคญ

August 4, 2020

In this isssue we get some dissenting opinions on serverless while at the same time getting a bunch of awesome new tools to make it even better.

Issue #100: Celebrating 100 Issues! ๐Ÿฅณ๐Ÿฅ‚

July 28, 2020

This week, we celebrate our 100th issue of Off-by-none! Plus we share some ways I hope to improve your newsletter experience.

Issue #99: Modeling business logic flows in serverless applications... ๐Ÿ“ˆ

July 21, 2020

In this issue, we get a Q2 serverless recap, someone realizes that NAT Gateways are expensive, and we learn how to model our apps for simpler evolutions.

Issue #98: More serverless CDK Patterns for you to explore... ๐Ÿ•ต๏ธโ€โ™€๏ธ

July 14, 2020

In this issue, we get more CDK patterns to explore, yet another reason to look at BigQuery, and some updated serverless best practices.

Issue #97: Serverless Reference Architectures for the Rest of Us... ๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿซ

July 7, 2020

In this issue, we announce a new way to explore serverless architectures, learn how to debug and load test our apps, and get "connection pools" from Lambda.

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Jeremy is an AWS Serverless Hero that has a soft spot for helping people solve problems using serverless, and frequently consults with companies and developers transitioning away from the traditional โ€œserver-fullโ€ approach. You can find him ranting about serverless on Twitter, in several forums and Slack groups, the Serverless Chats podcast, and at (virtual) conferences around the world.


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