Episode 29: Future of Serverless: A Toy that will Evolve and Offer Flexibility

Are you a blogger? Engineer? Web guru? What do you do? If you ask Yan Cui that question, be prepared for several different answers. Today, we’re talking to Yan, who is a principal engineer at DAZN. Also, he writes blog posts and is a course developer. His insightful, engaging, and understandable content resonates with various audiences. And, he’s an AWS serverless hero! Some of the highlights of the show include: Some people get tripped up because they don’t bring microservice practices they learned into the new world of serverless; face many challenges Educate others and share your knowledge; Yan does, as an AWS hero Chaos Engineering Meeting Serverless: Figuring out what types of failures to practice for depends on what services you are using Environment predicated on specific behaviors may mean enumerating bad things that could happen, instead of building a resilient system that works as planned API Gateway: Confusing for users because it can do so many different things; what is the right thing to do, given a particular context, is not always clear Now, serverless feels like a toy, but good enough to run production workflow; future of serverless - will continue to evolve and offer more flexibility Serverless is used to build applications; DevOps/IOT teams and enterprises are adopting serverless because it makes solutions more cost effective Links: Yan Cui on Twitter DAZN Production-Ready Serverless Theburningmonk.com Applying Principles of Chaos Engineering to Serverless AWS Heroes re:Invent Lambda Amazon S3 Service Disruption API Gateway Ben Kehoe Digital Ocean

Are you a blogger? Engineer? Web guru? What do you do? If you ask Yan Cui that question, be prepared for several different answers.

Today, we’re talking to Yan, who is a principal engineer at DAZN. Also, he writes blog posts and is a course developer. His insightful, engaging, and understandable content resonates with various audiences. And, he’s an AWS serverless hero!

Some of the highlights of the show include:

  • Some people get tripped up because they don’t bring microservice practices they learned into the new world of serverless; face many challenges
  • Educate others and share your knowledge; Yan does, as an AWS hero
  • Chaos Engineering Meeting Serverless: Figuring out what types of failures to practice for depends on what services you are using
  • Environment predicated on specific behaviors may mean enumerating bad things that could happen, instead of building a resilient system that works as planned
  • API Gateway: Confusing for users because it can do so many different things; what is the right thing to do, given a particular context, is not always clear
  • Now, serverless feels like a toy, but good enough to run production workflow; future of serverless - will continue to evolve and offer more flexibility
  • Serverless is used to build applications; DevOps/IOT teams and enterprises are adopting serverless because it makes solutions more cost effective

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