Previous Issues

Issue #244: Death to VTL, long live JavaScript!

August 22, 2023

In this issue, AppSync kills VTL, HashiCorp makes a bunch of friends, and serverless opinions get summarized.

Issue #243: AI, VIs, IPs, and AWS πŸ€–

August 8, 2023

In this issue, AWS is now apparently an AI company, vector databases become all the rage, and public IPv4 addresses get pricey.

Issue #242: Lambda Proactive Initialization 🀯

July 25, 2023

In this issue, AWS Lambda gets proactive on its initializations, local Lambda debugging takes a huge step in the right direction, and AWS Powertools gets an official thumbs up.

Issue #241: Recursive Lambda Loops ♾️

July 11, 2023

In this issue, DynamoDB adds some conditional love, Lambda just says no to infinite loops, and we learn serverless lock-in is worth the tradeoffs.

Issue #240: Versions, Aliases, and Abstractions 🎭

June 27, 2023

In this issue, Step Functions get Versions and Aliases, AppSync gets its own abstraction, and a legend retires.

Issue #239: An AWS Snow Day? β˜ƒοΈ

June 20, 2023

In this issue, AWS recovers from a major outage, permissions can now be verified, and re:Invent opens registration.

Issue #238: The State of Edge Functions πŸ“Š

June 13, 2023

In this issue, AWS gives us programmatic DLQ redrives, we learn about the State of Edge Functions, and we meet some new heroes.

Issue #237: Serverlessly migrate your databases πŸ’Ώ

June 6, 2023

In this issue, AWS DMS goes serverless, we get a lesson in packaging formats, and Neon predicts a serverless future for Postgres.

Issue #236: Federated Serverless GraphQL 🌐

May 30, 2023

In this issue, AppSync merges APIs, Momento enables a Web SDK, and thanks to grandma, ChatGPT is no longer cool.

Issue #235: Cloudflare is coming for you, AWS!

May 23, 2023

In this issue, we recap Cloudflare's Developer Week, see lower latency from EventBridge, and get 7 hours of serverless innovation.

Issue #234: Is serverless the key to conversational programming? πŸ€”

May 16, 2023

In this issue, AI is on everyone's roadmap, we think about DynamoDB costs, and we converse about conversational programming.

Issue #233: A Prime example of when not to use serverless πŸ›‘

May 9, 2023

In this issue, the Internet overreacts to sound architectural choices, AppSync goes private, and Ampt gets production ready.

Issue #232: Athena Provisioned Capacity πŸ“ˆ

May 2, 2023

In this issue, Athena gets provisioned capacity, Lambda supports Java 17, and Vercel announces Postgres and Redis options for frontend developers.

Issue #231: Blue checks or Bluesky? βœ”οΈ

April 25, 2023

In this issue, AWS Lambda (finally) gets Python 3.10, CodeCatalyst goes GA, and we think about value metrics.

Issue #230: A Bedrock Serverless Experience?

April 18, 2023

In this issue, AWS jumps on the Generative AI bandwagon, CodeWhisper goes GA, and someone puts the servers back in serverless.

Issue #229: Serverless life is but a stream 🚣

April 11, 2023

In this issue, AWS Lambda gets payload streaming support, S3 buckets get better default security, and serverless databases level up.

Issue #228: Lattice not worry about networking 🌐

April 4, 2023

In this issue, Amazon VPC Lattice goes GA, Cloudflare workers get more 'nodey', and SSM Parameter Store still reigns supreme.

Issue #227: The (diminishing) value of computer science πŸ§‘β€πŸ’»

March 28, 2023

In this issue, SAM sync skips infra, Momento introduces Topics, and we discuss the future value of CS degrees.

Issue #226: Has "serverless" become meaningless? πŸ€”

March 21, 2023

In this issue, we get Amazon Linux 2023, Apache EventMesh graduates to a Top-Level Project, and we explore the meaninglessness of serverless.

Issue #225: The weary serverless traveler ✈️

March 14, 2023

In this issue, AWS Application Composer goes GA, we get some new heroes, and serverless PHP reaches another milestone.

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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 β€œserver-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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