Top Links from Issue #123

This issue was published on January 5, 2021

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Most Popular Links

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Finding Winning Stocks with Web Scrapers, and Serverless (AWS Lambda and DynamoDB) by Miguel A. Calles MBA
A few friends and I chat about stocks, share ideas, and encourage each other. A few months ago, I realized we needed some automation to help us find winners. I chose to use a serverless solution to build this system. There are many good stocks and finding them takes time.


Serverless Nest.js micro-services & integrations without HTTP by Sebastian Schlecht
At Capmo, we are currently evaluating to move our entire backend stack to Nest.js because of its many benefits (which I won’t mention in this blog post as there are plenty of others on that matter).


My journey with AWS Serverless by Miron Machnicki
Serverless is a revolution for interpreted, single threaded languages such as Node.js or Python. JavaScript engineers has got possibility to write scalable and fast architecture without going too deep into multi threaded issues. Initialisation of Node.


7 Best Serverless and AWS Lambda Courses to Learn in 2021 by javinpaul
Hello guys, if you want to learn Serverless architecture and AWS Lambda in 2021 then you have come to the right place. Earlier, I have shared the best AWS courses and today, I am going to share the best courses to learn AWS Lambda and Serverless in 2021.


Introduction to Serverless Machine Learning (Part 1) by Ran Ribenzaft
If you’ve worked in a data science or machine learning position, you know that deploying machine learning models isn’t always easy or straightforward.

Honorable Mentions

There are so many great blog posts, tutorials, use cases, and more shared each week by the #serverless community, that picking just a few to feature is really hard. So here are some other honorable mentions chosen by our readers.

(Almost) 2 years of using GCP Cloud Run by Pablo Rodriguez V.
In 2019 seems like totally madness go to production new GPC project in beta with only one region available, in my team we see the potential of the tool and gave it a chance, personally, I have to say that was the best decision we made so far in almost 2 years of work with this client.

Deconstructing AWS Lambda Functions by David Sandor
AWS Lambda Functions are basic. It is the simplicity of the Lambda Function which makes it powerful and extensible. In its basic form a lambda is a linux based container that executes a bootstrap function when a piece of work is queued up for that function.

An Ultimate Guide to AWS serverless database — DynamoDB by Kisan Tamang
In this article, I’ve covered the important concepts you must know in order to get started with DynamoDB. You can use it as a cheatsheet. Amazon DynamoDB is a fully managed NoSQL database service by AWS that provides fast and predictable performance with seamless scalability.

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About the Author

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 “server-full” 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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