By Martijn van Dongen. Serverless is considered the successor to containers. And while it’s heavily promoted as the next great thing, it’s not the best fit for every use case. Understanding the pitfalls and disadvantages of serverless will make it much easier to identify use cases that are a good fit. This post offers some technology […]

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This blog has explained the following concepts for serverless applications so far: Serverless FaaS with AWS Lambda and Java AWS IoT Button, Lambda and Couchbase The third blog in serverless series will explain how to create a simple microservice using Amazon API Gateway, AWS Lambda and Couchbase. Read previous blogs for more context on AWS Lambda. Amazon API Gateway […]

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Getting Started with Serverless FaaS and AWS Lambda shows how to use a simple Java function to store a JSON document to Couchbase using AWS Lambda. This blog builds upon that and shows how an AWS IoT Button can be used as a trigger for that Lambda function. By end of this blog, you’ll learn: How to configure the AWS […]

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What is Serverless Architecture? Serverless architecture runs custom code in ephemeral containers that are fully managed by a 3rd party. The custom code is typically a small part of a complete application. It is also called as function. This gives another name for serverless architecture as Function as a Service (FaaS). The container is ephemeral because it may only last for […]

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Amazon Lambda Amazon Lambda is shaking-up Java server-side development. Now you can write services in the cloud without having to think about app servers or containers. This is revolutionary. This session will cover Amazon Lambda and some of the other services that will reduce the amount of code and infrastructure you have to write and maintain. […]

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With ninja like stealth, Google has rolled out new offering Google Cloud Functions on to the Google Cloud Platform this week. And, as is the way with these things, analysts are already squaring it up as a direct contender to Amazon Web Services (AWS) Lambda. In keeping with previous AWS-alike feature launches, Google has operated under […]

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