March 14, 2017

Multi-region S3 failover /w Route53

A couple weeks before writing this post, AWS had a single-region failure of S3. It was the worst failure of S3 ever, and it took down […]
September 13, 2016

Understanding AWS Lambda Coldstarts

Within the community of AWS Lambda users, we frequently hear the chime of users complaining about their coldstarts. Yet, no data has really been presented on what’s happening […]
August 10, 2016

Ops for NoOps: 2001 Challenges for Serverless

Last night, Erica Windisch gave a talk for the Serverless meetup at the AWS Loft in NYC, titled “Ops for NoOps: Challenges for Serverless”. Erica is […]
June 29, 2016

The (Fixable) Problem with Serverless

Organizations I’ve spoken to have expressed an average of 10x cost savings over microservices-based infrastructure for the code they’ve moved to AWS Lambda. While being billed-per-invocation […]