The latest News and Information on Serverless Monitoring, Management, Development and related cloud technologies.


Accelerate Building Serverless Applications in AWS Using Thundra

As the famous saying goes, “reach for the stars”, and who better to embrace this ideology than the tech industry that for the past few decades has redefined innovation. We may not have reached the stars yet, but we definitely do see a shift to the cloud. Considering its humble beginnings, the question in today’s day and age is not “should we migrate to the cloud?”, but how? This trend is reflected in various reports, community discussions, and literature on the matter.


AWS vs Firebase - Is It Even a Fair Fight?

Now that you’ve chosen to go the serverless route, which vendor option should you go for? That’s one of the major questions that anybody asks themselves when they make the switch. Should you choose Amazon Web Services (AWS), which is a mature service that will serve you well, or should you go with e Google’s younger Firebase? Before the comparison of AWS vs Firebase, we should understand what serverless really means. This one server can be responsible for several different functions.


Galileo and Splunk: Ensuring Patient Trust with Serverless Observability

When it comes to patient care, convenience and trust are critical to success. Healthcare startup Galileo prioritizes just that through technology that gives people 24/7 access to medical care and improves the dialogue between patients and their doctors. Galileo ensures uptime, minimizes latency, and reduces errors so patients get the help they need when they need it and can ultimately live better, healthier lives.


The Complete AWS Lambda Handbook for Beginners (Part 2)

In Part 1 of our Complete AWS Lambda Handbook for Beginners, we gave a refresher on the fundamentals of AWS Lambda and what is AWS Lambda. In this post, we’ll look at AWS Lambda pricing, some interesting Lambda facts and examples of great AWS Lambda use cases in your serverless application.


This is all you need to know about Lambda cold starts

So much has been written about Lambda cold starts. It’s easily one of the most talked-about and yet, misunderstood topics when it comes to Lambda. Depending on who you talk to, you will likely get different advice on how best to reduce cold starts. So in this post, I will share with you everything I have learned about cold starts in the last few years and back it up with some data.


Introducing Serverless360 Cloud Docs (Preview)

Cloud Docs feature in Serverless360 helps you to document your Microsoft Azure Subscription. It comes with the capability to aggregate data from disparate Resource Providers in Microsoft Azure in a single report. This allows for the creation of composite technical documentation across resources enabling richer insights that would otherwise be impossible. Interpreting your cost and resource information on Microsoft Azure subscription into legible documentation is what Cloud Docs are for.


How we're making it easier to use the Loki logging system with AWS Lambda and other short-lived services

There are so many great things that can be said about Loki – I recently wrote about them here. But today, I want to talk about something technical that has been difficult for Loki users, and how we might make it easier: using Loki for short-lived services. Historically, one of Loki’s blind spots is ingesting logs from infrastructure you don’t control, because you can’t co-locate a forwarding agent like promtail with your application logs.


Monitor Your Azure VM's Using Event Grid and Logic Apps

With the accelerated pace of digital transformation, DevOps, adoption of new platforms, and also managing cloud resources are becoming increasingly challenging for central IT. Applying available best practices, compliance requirements and cost management are adding to the challenge. With the Serverless technologies, customers can apply such policies to cloud resources and run them over a long time.


How to build a serverless API from scratch

API is the most important part of any customer facing web application since it’s directly tied up to the satisfaction of customers and the health of the business. Among numerous alternative ways of creating an API, serverless is one approach gaining popularity during the last few years because of its cost efficiency, scalability, and relative simplicity.