Tag: Serverless

A look at new features Azure SQL Database Serverless and Hyperscale

Last May, the Microsoft Build 2019 conference took place in Seattle. A number of new features and capabilities were announced and demonstrated. This week, communities in the Asia Pacific held their own version of Build, bringing the best and the…

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How to build a cost-effective serverless blogging platform on GCP – Part 2

Welcome back to the 2nd part! Last time, we set up the tools that allowed managing the blog as a set of configuration and Markdown-formatted files stored in a source code repository. Now it’s time to deploy the blog on…

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How to build a cost-effective serverless blogging platform on GCP – Part 1

I remember when I started blogging in 2008. It was a nice learning experience, and it was rewarding, too – both the challenge of formulating my thoughts clearly and the feedback I received, and still am receiving, on some of…

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Locally debug your serverless function

Serverless architecture opens an exciting new space for building cloud-native and event-driven applications. By going serverless development teams focus on business logic while leveraging managed services. But this new approach raises new questions. When all the infrastructure is on the…

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Is configuration management still relevant?

What is the role of configuration management in the world of immutable infrastructure and serverless architectures? Configuration management has come a long way and there are several mature solutions available. Everyone who chooses a configuration management tool needs to decide,…

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AWS Serverless Application Repository Now Generally Available!

We all know what it’s like to feel the pressure of competing demands fighting for our time. When faced with fast-approaching deadlines it’s critical that the time we spend be focused on providing value. Anything that can help us move…

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The data platform in the age of serverless architecture

“The transformation of the superstructure, which takes place far more slowly than that of the substructure, has taken more than half a century to manifest in all areas of culture the change in the conditions of production. Only today can…

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Enter Amazon Aurora serverless

More often than not, database administrators have to fight to get high loads out of their databases. It could be ad hoc queries, urgent reports, overflown jobs, or simply high frequency and volume of queries by the end users. DBAs…

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A serverless audio transcription pipeline

Having attended Serverlessconf NYC a few weeks ago, and given my undying excitement around all things serverless, lately, I’ve been quite entrenched in the numerous possibilities of serverless architectures. Also, I’ve been itching to build something, as I haven’t had…

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Datscape podcast episode 13 – serverless computing—the next evolution of Cloud Systems

In this episode we will be talking about serverless computing otherwise also known as ‘functions as a service’. Now if you’re a data person, before you change the channel, stick around for 60 more seconds! The reason we’re going to…

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