Top Links from Issue #135

This issue was published on March 30, 2021

Just say NO to NoOps! 🚫

In this issue, serverless joins the fight against COVID, managed services TKO TCO, and we debunk the myth of NoOps. Read the full issue...

Most Popular Links

Below are the most popular links from Issue #135 as chosen by our Off-by-none email subscribers. Sign up for the newsletter and help choose the most popular links each week!


How (and Why) You Need To Start Generating Your Serverless Infrastructure Diagrams by Allen Helton
Last week I was giving an introductory class to my company’s technical support team on a new product we’ve been building. The new product is completely different than anything else we’ve built before: tech stack, programming languages, methods of deployment, you name it - it’s different.


The Myth of NoOps by Sarjeel Yusuf
2009 has a special place in the history of software and technology as it is the year that formally saw the birth of DevOps. In June of that year, John Allspaw and Paul Hammond presented their talk, 10 Deploys a Day: Dev and Ops Cooperation at Flicker” at the O’Reilly Velocity conference.


Solutions Architect Tips - Decoding the AWS Serverless Design Principles by Allen Helton
If you’ve worked with AWS in any sort of capacity, you’ve probably learned they have a unique way of doing things. They start off meetings reading documents in silence, they begin new projects by working backward, and no matter what they do they drive their leadership principles….hard.


Practical Process Automation eBook by Camunda Inc.
In the digital age, automating business processes is no longer an option—it’s an imperative.


Serverless is Ready, Developers Are Not by Ibrahim Cesar
Inspired by Andrew Brown who outlined a course that he shared on Twitter and by an ongoing reflection on my own experiences with cloud and serverless adoption at the company I work for, I decided to share a little about my perceptions on the current shift in landscape and what it means to be a devel

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.

AWS Lambda Performance: Main Issues and How to Overcome Them by TechMagic
AWS Lambda gives users powerhouse capabilities out-of-the-box. It enables web designers and creators to handle the broadest range of tasks. And yet, if you are looking to build a sturdy, smooth, and fast-running server infrastructure, the service’s standard functionality may not be enough.

Making Strides Toward Serverless by Matt Robinson
If you have explored recent trends in cloud application development, you have probably come across mentions of the “serverless” deployment model.

How to model one-to-many relationships with AppSync and DynamoDB - by theburningmonk
Thank you to Josh for asking this question on the AppSync Masterclass forum. His original question goes like this:

Want more serverless goodness?

Check out the full version of Issue #135 and sign up for the newsletter so you never miss great serverless content from the community. If you want to hear conversations with the top serverless experts, be sure to check out the Serverless Chats Podcast.

Sign up for the Newsletter

Stay up to date on using serverless to build modern applications in the cloud. Get insights from experts, product releases, industry happenings, tutorials and much more, every week!


This Week's Sponsors

Check out all our amazing sponsors and find out how you can sponsor an issue.


About the Author

Jeremy is the GM of Serverless Cloud at Serverless, Inc. and an AWS Serverless Hero that has a soft spot for helping people solve problems using serverless. He 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, hosting the Serverless Chats podcast, and at (virtual) conferences around the world.


Nominate a Serverless Star

Off-by-none is committed to celebrating the diversity of the serverless community and recognizing the people who make it awesome. If you know of someone doing amazing things with serverless, please nominate them to be a Serverless Star ⭐️!