This is the collection of posts on Serverless tech/architecture I’ve done (in chronological order). They seem quite popular, so I thought I’d put them in one place so that one link can be shared and I’ll keep it updated with new posts as they come along:
What *is* Serverless Architecture?
Over the past few months I’ve been working on a startup that is fully serverless in architecture and is genuinely a joy…
We need more Serverless patterns
Serverless Architecture is a thing that is pretty much the culmination of the containerisation of our code.
Serverless: Initial Learnings (part 1)
I’ve been pleasantly surprised at the response to my recent posts on Serverless architecture. It’s been exciting to see…
Serverless: Initial Learnings (part 2)
Follow on from Part 1. I suggest you read that first!
Serverless and Event Architectures
I’ve been thinking long and hard about the best approaches to designing serverless systems, and why it is so different.
Serverless is more than just “nano-compute”
I’ve been trying to think about Serverless in different ways in the past few weeks. My last post on Serverless and…
How to do queues in AWS Lambda
It’s currently ServerlessConf.io at present and it is proving to be awesome!
“Serverless” is just a name. We could have called it “Jeff”
I am increasingly frustrated by people who keep complaining about the name “Serverless” for the architecture the…
When not to use Serverless (Jeff)
I asked in a few places whether there were any questions around Lambda and Serverless that people would like to hear…
Serverless, Easyjet and Uber
I’ve been writing about the Serverless world for a while now (see my collated blogs on the subject), and it’s highly…
AWS Lambda: 9 million API calls for < $1
If you want an excuse to try a Serverless approach with AWS Lamdba here it is.
A quick serverless referral system
Inspired by a tweet from a friend this morning, I’ve taken on the challenge to write a quick blog post about this.
The Serverless Framework is not Serverless…
… well ok, it is, but it’s not the only way of doing Serverless.
Simon Wardley likes a good rant on twitter occasionally (they’re often quite fun).
How re:invent and Serverless/Lambda changes the MVP
I didn’t go to re:invent last week, but was very intrigued by a lot of the conversations and technologies springing out…
Serverless… it’s all about the events
There have been some really interesting posts in the last week after re:invent around Serverless. I’ve already talked a…
Why you should always ask “Why?” in programming
I love messing around with technology. It’s quite a lot of fun if I’m honest and mostly I find that it teaches me much…
The many stages of serverless
It’s enjoyable to watch many new people come to the Serverless way of thinking over time.
Security and Serverless
It’s just a different set of issues — but I prefer the security problems I have with a serverless than the old ways
Starting off with serverless
I’ve recently had a number of different conversations with people who are just coming to serverless technologies. It’s…
How to do queues for AWS Lambda (part 2)
Here is part 1 of this post in case you aren’t sure. The takeaway from that article is that people should use DynamoDB…
Why vendor lock-in with serverless isn’t what you think it is
ServerlessConf Austin just happened. It was brilliant and a lot of fantastic talks and discussion around a number of…
The serverless approach to testing is different and may actually be easier
Discovering the inherent advantages for testing smaller bits of uncoupled logic requires a different approach — and…
Serverless and Deployment Issues
Deploying to the cloud is sometimes easy and sometimes hard. There are a number of things that need to be considered…
Event routers: the missing serverless service
I’ve been thinking about how you could make serverless better over the past few months. Mainly because we’ve found that…
A simple definition of “Serverless”
tl;dr: A Serverless solution is one that costs you nothing to run if nobody is using it (excluding data storage)
Other posts mentioning Serverless or similar technologies/ideas/concepts