Three pain points of serverless adoption from The Agile Monkeys

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The team at The Agile Monkeys has worked on non-trivial applications with a wide range of technologies for more than a decade — mainly in the retail sector on solutions from e-commerce management to warehouse automation and everything in between. Our engineers are very aware of the enormous challenges of scalability, reliability, and codebase management that many companies face when developing business solutions.

Based on our experience, we’re convinced that serverless is the execution paradigm of the future that solves many challenges of modern application development. …


Achieve incredibly low latencies at any scale with properly architected AWS serverless offerings

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Inventory, Event Sourcing, and Serverless

First, a bit of background on the touchpoints of this article.

Serverless

Serverless is both an industry buzzword and a category of hosted solutions that you’re likely already using if you are hosting in a public cloud. Serverless architecture is a design pattern where applications are made up of third-party services which eliminate the need for infrastructure management. It encompasses both Platform as a Service offerings (Sometimes called BaaS or Backend as a Service) as well as Function as a Service products like Lambda. …


Utilizing AWS Hosted Technologies to Bootstrap a Simple Cloud E-Commerce Solution

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A Very Brief Serverless Introduction

There are plenty of blog posts and documentation that give introductions to serverless architectures in general and specific providers and technologies. That said, I’ll start this blog post with a very quick definition from Martin Fowler:

Serverless architectures are application designs that incorporate third-party “Backend as a Service” (BaaS) services, and/or that include custom code run in managed, ephemeral containers on a “Functions as a Service” (FaaS) platform.

One important point this definition highlights is that even though AWS Lambda and comparable offerings from IBM and Google (both called Cloud Functions), Azure (Azure Functions), and self-hosted options (Nuclio, Kubeless, Apache…

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