June 23, 2019 · serverless AWS Lambda

Going Serverless with AWS Lambda? Here's what you should know

Serverless has gone mainstream now: it's the natural next-step in the evolution of cloud-computing.

AWS Lambda

The value proposition is that you can:

1) Focus exclusively on your application code
2) Pay only for actual compute time and resources consumed.

All infrastructure is completely abstracted away. Well :) in theory, perhaps... in practice things are a bit different.

Here is a very high-level overview of AWS Lambda, Amazon Web Services' implementation of serverless computing.

Runtime Context:

Execution:

Triggers:

VPCs:

Other:

I am a huge fan of serverless computing and find AWS Lambda to be an extremely powerful tool, as long as you understand and use it within it's limitations.

Questions? Comments? Concerns? Feel free to ping me.

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