Top Links from Issue #138

This issue was published on April 20, 2021

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Most Popular Links

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AWS Lambda facts you wish to know before processing 2 billion lambda executions — 2021 by juanjolainez
CreditorWatch is well known in the Australian Fintech space for being one of the most (if not the most) innovative company in the industry, winning several awards for it. This innovation comes from its dev culture promoting innovation, and, unfortunately, sometimes, it also comes with a price.


Latency Comparison Among Serverless Databases: DynamoDB vs FaunaDB vs Redis by Noah
Liquid syntax error: Variable '{{% raw %}' was not properly terminated with regexp: /\}\}/


Your Complete API Gateway and CORS Guide by Matt Morgan
I recently spent some quality time with some colleagues who were implementing a web app using API Gateway. It's really a very useful service, but navigating it can be challenging due to the sheer number of options available.


No one wants to manage Kubernetes anymore by Scott Carey
Wherever you look, the numbers reflect this shift away from self-managed open source Kubernetes to managed distributions.


Resources for building your SaaS product on AWS by Gunnar Grosch
This post contains a large collection of code samples, blog posts, and white papers that in-depth explain and show how to build you SaaS product on AWS. If you have any questions, please reach out on Twitter or LinkedIn.

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.

Decoding AWS Lambda the Serverless Architecture by Swapnil Kant
Amazon AWS is the most popular cloud service provider in the world that makes the work of software engineers easier by providing numerous features and functions necessary to host, monitor, and manage your cloud-based web applications.

Difficult Mock Life by Ismail Egilmez
What Is Mocking? Mocking is a popular and widely used approach in unit testing to handle dependencies. However, this method has both an upside and a downside, so it’s important to compare these pros and cons to determine if the costs will outweigh the benefits.

How to test your EventBridge integrations by Paul Swail
So you’re building a PubSub messaging workflow on AWS using EventBridge. The ability to decouple the publisher’s logic from the subscriber’s is a powerful architectural pattern both in terms of system scalability and the maintainability of your codebase.

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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.


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