Top Links from Issue #282

This issue was published on June 4, 2024

The Future of Serverless Advocacy 🔮

In this issue, Bedrock gets a new Converse API, AppSync goes async, and we reach the end of an era for serverless advocacy. Read the full issue...


Most Popular Links

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Does Serverless Still Matter? by Benjamen Pyle
No. Short, simple, and direct. The answer to the question is that serverless at this point and time doesn’t matter. Now I’m not saying that it’s never mattered. But what I am saying is that it’s just a tool in a developer’s toolchain.

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Amazon Bedrock announces new Converse API
Discover more about what's new at AWS with Announcing Amazon S3 Reduced Redundancy Storage

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Amazon Cognito user pools now support the ability to customize access tokens
Discover more about what's new at AWS with Announcing Amazon S3 Reduced Redundancy Storage

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The evolution of Serverless Postgres
Among the many options available for running managed Postgres, Amazon Aurora Serverless initially stood out as unique when it was announced. It promised to introduce the concepts of scaling to zero, autoscaling, and usage-based pricing to Postgres.

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 AppSync now supports long running events with asynchronous Lambda function invocations
Discover more about what's new at AWS with Announcing Amazon S3 Reduced Redundancy Storage

aws-samples/amazon-bedrock-serverless-prompt-chaining by clareliguori
Prompt chaining is a technique for building complex generative AI applications and accomplishing complex tasks with large language models (LLMs). With prompt chaining, you construct a set of smaller subtasks as individual prompts.

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About the Author

Jeremy is the CEO and Founder of Ampt 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 conferences around the world.

 

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