Top Links from Issue #154

This issue was published on September 7, 2021

Infrastructure management is going extinct 🦖

In this issue, we launch Serverless Cloud, Event-Source Mappings finally get their due, and we learn why infrastructure management is going extinct. Read the full issue...

Most Popular Links

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The Unsung Hero of Serverless apps - Event Source Mapping by work
With the rise of serverless infrastructure tools like AWS CDK, AWS SAM or Serverless Framework more and more developers have immense power at their hands. With the robust abstraction layer over the AWS CloudFormation at our disposal, we can prototype, develop and ship serverless apps faster.


AWS Lamda function to manage EC2 by Tebogo Moloi
This project is documenting the AWS Lamda functions, I’m using to manage the EC2 instances. These functions are solving issues and automating tasks for teams managing workloads on AWS. To get started you will need a few things: an AWS account, some programming skills in Python/Node.


Infrastructure management going extinct with serverless by Jakub Lewkowicz
Jakub Lewkowicz is a multimedia journalist who loves all things tech. Polish-born and Long Island-bred, he is an Online and Social Media Editor for SD Times. He is also a Carnegie Hall pianist and music producer.


Building a serverless distributed application using a saga orchestration pattern by Anitha Deenadayalan
This post is written by Anitha Deenadayalan, Developer Specialist SA, DevAx (Developer Acceleration). This post shows how to use the saga design pattern to preserve data integrity in distributed transactions across multiple services.

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.

Building a serverless email delivery service on AWS by Joakim Wånggren
Using AWS Lambda and other AWS services to build a cost efficient, highly available email formatting and delivery service with event tracking. Creating email layouts is hell on earth. Manually writing HTML from ’99 with tables and blink tags more or less.

A Story of how we migrated our Spring boot App to AWS Lambda functions with Thundra by Jerrel Fielder
Picture this: You run a development organization for a small startup. Or a large corporation. You’ve had to make some decisions that, while expedient, aren’t necessarily the most elegant. Time is money and money is time. You need to ship product fast.

What Is AWS Glue? Complete AWS Glue Tutorial From Scratch by Editorial Policy
Amazon Glue has grown in reputation as many companies began utilizing managed information integration companies. Primarily, Information engineers and ETL builders use Glue, to create, run, and monitor ETL workflows.

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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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