Episode #19: Pushing the Limits of Lambda with Michael Hart (Part 2)

October 21, 2019 • 39 minutes

Jeremy continues his talk with Michael Hart about pushing the limits of Lambda. They discuss Michael's new "yumda" project, how to use Lambda for machine learning hyperparameter optimization, and whether or not Lambdas should call Lambdas!

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Episode #18: Pushing the Limits of Lambda with Michael Hart (Part 1)

October 14, 2019 • 48 minutes

Jeremy chats with Michael Hart about the inner workings of AWS Lambda, the hows and whys of Custom Runtimes & Layers, Docker Lambda, serverless CI and so much more! This is PART 1 of a two-part conversation.

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Episode #17: Building Serverless Apps Using Architect with Brian LeRoux

October 7, 2019 • 53 minutes

Jeremy chats with Brian LeRoux about why he and his team built the Architect Framework, how it makes building modern serverless apps easier, and why DynamoDB should be your cloud database of choice.

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Episode #16: Serverless Workflows using Step Functions with Rowan Udell

September 30, 2019 • 42 minutes

Jeremy chats with Rowan Udell about the benefits of state machines, the core functionality and advanced features of AWS Step Functions, and some recommendations for building smarter serverless workflows.

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Episode #15: How Liberty Mutual is Embracing Serverless with Gillian Armstrong and Mark McCann

September 23, 2019 • 50 minutes

Jeremy chats with Gillian Armstrong and Mark McCann about Liberty Mutual's strategy for serverless adoption, how they evangelized serverless and focused on developer enablement, and some of the successful serverless projects they've launched.

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Episode #14: Serverless CI/CD for the Enterprise with Forrest Brazeal

September 16, 2019 • 36 minutes

Jeremy chats with Forrest Brazeal about the CI/CD challenges facing enterprises, how to take a pragmatic approach to building pipelines for your serverless projects, and what tools are available to help you.

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Episode #13: Managing a Serverless Engineering Team with Efi Merdler-Kravitz

September 9, 2019 • 49 minutes

Jeremy chats with Efi Merdler-Kravitz about moving your team to serverless, running and growing your serverless development team, and managing roles and specializations in serverless environments.

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Episode #12: Reducing MTTR in Serverless Environments with Emrah Şamdan

September 2, 2019 • 40 minutes

Jeremy chats with Emrah Şamdan about discovering problems before they cause issues, what constitutes signals of failure in serverless applications, and how we can be better prepared to respond to incidents.

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Episode #11: Serverless Security in the Real World with Hillel Solow

August 26, 2019 • 43 minutes

Jeremy chats with Hillel Solow about what's different with security in serverless, which attack vectors are actually being targeted, and how we can significantly increase our security posture with good coding practices.

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Episode #10: Testable Serverless Applications with Slobodan Stojanović

August 19, 2019 • 47 minutes

Jeremy chats with Slobodan Stojanović about why testing is important, how it changes with serverless, and how to make our applications more testable using hexagonal architecture.

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Episode #9: Chaos Engineering in Serverless with Gunnar Grosch

August 12, 2019 • 46 minutes

Jeremy chats with Gunnar Grosch about the motivations behind chaos engineering, how we run chaos experiments, and what are some of the common weaknesses we can test for in our serverless applications.

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Episode #8: Observability in Modern Applications with Ran Ribenzaft

August 5, 2019 • 40 minutes

Jeremy chats with Ran Ribenzaft about the three pillars of observability, how we instrument our code, and the how and why of distributed tracing in modern applications.

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Episode #7: Serverless Laravel using Vapor with Taylor Otwell

July 29, 2019 • 34 minutes

Jeremy chats with Taylor Otwell about Laravel Vapor, a new service that lets you deploy your Laravel PHP applications to Amazon Web Services and run them using a fully managed suite of serverless components.

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Episode #6: Why Developers Need to Think About Cloud Costs with Erik Peterson

July 22, 2019 • 44 minutes

Jeremy chats with Erik Peterson about cultural changes around cost optimization in the cloud, cost as a first class metric, and how to predict total cost of ownership (TCO) according to your product roadmap.

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Episode #5: Event-Driven Applications using Amazon EventBridge with Mike Deck

July 15, 2019 • 38 minutes

Jeremy chats with Mike Deck about Amazon EventBridge and how it works, what it means for the future of webhooks, and how we can use it to build serverless event-driven applications.

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