Previous Issues

Issue #16: Premature Serverless Optimization...

December 18, 2018

Off-by-none #16 discusses optimizations and examines what "serverless" actually means. Plus we have product announcements and more stuff from re:Invent.

Issue #15: It's all about Layers...

December 11, 2018

Issue #15 of Off-by-none digs deeper into Lambda Layers and custom runtimes. Plus more talks from re:Invent and plenty of other serverless insights for you.

Issue #14: re:Capping re:Invent...

December 4, 2018

Issue #14 of Off-by-none recaps re:Invent, takes a look at some of the amazing sessions and speakers, and reviews a multitude of AWS product announcements.

Issue #13: Live from AWS re:Invent...

November 27, 2018

Issue #13 of Off-by-none rethinks serverless+RDBMS and responds to some common serverless objections, plus we look at new AWS product launches from re:Invent.

Issue #12: Leaving on a jet plane (to re:Invent)... โœˆ๏ธ

November 20, 2018

Issue #12 of Off-by-none dives deep into microservices and AWS Step Functions, plus we look at the benefits of using serverless for your startup and much more.

Issue #11: After this, there is no turning back

November 13, 2018

Issue #11 of Off-by-none explores serverless for beginners, looks at some recent innovations, and provides technical resources if you want to level up.

Issue #10: Do you hear what I hear? ๐Ÿ‘‚

November 6, 2018

Issue #10 of Off-by-none is all about serverless adoption! We take lessons from ServerlessNYC, offer up some resources, and challenge serverless advocates.

Issue #9: Live from ServerlessDays NYC!

October 30, 2018

Issue #9 of Off-by-none is live from ServerlessDays NYC! We also look at some new observability tools, revel in serverless adoption, and have a JS Party.

Issue #8: No need to ask, he's a smooth (dev) operator ๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿปโ€๐Ÿ’ป

October 23, 2018

Issue #8 of Off-by-none looks at how serverless changes DevOps and how teams must adapt. We'll also debunk #NoOps, and see why Ops people are still necessary.

Issue #7: Livin' in the (serverless) future ๐Ÿค–

October 16, 2018

Issue #7 of Off-by-none looks at why 15 minute Lambdas are important to the future and why the business case for serverless is one of its greatest strengths.

Issue #6: The future (of serverless) is so bright, I gotta wear shades ๐Ÿ˜Ž

October 9, 2018

Issue #6 of Off-by-none looks at the future of serverless, the power of the serverless community, and how we can work together to bring it to the masses

Issue #5: It's nobody's fault but mine

October 2, 2018

Issue #5 of Off-by-none continues to build on our understanding of serverless microservices and looks ahead to handling errors in distributed systems.

Issue #4: All I see is choreography and I'll never be a dancer

September 25, 2018

Issue #4 of Off-by-none dives deeper into building complex serverless apps by looking at how common microservice patterns can be adapted for serverless.

Issue #3: They say that breaking up (an app) is hard to do

September 18, 2018

Issue #3 of Off-by-none focuses on building complex serverless applications and what we need to start thinking about to coordinate communication between microservices.

Issue #2: Serverless Security, yeah, that's all I want from you

September 11, 2018

Issue #2 of Off-by-none focuses on serverless security and how we can use cloud provider tools, simple strategies, and other vendor tools to mitigate risks.

Issue #1: The awaiting is the hardest part

September 4, 2018

The first issue of Off-by-none is here! This week we tackle scaling MySQL with serverless, see what happens when posts go viral, and share some great serverless reads.

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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 โ€œserver-fullโ€ 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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