Serverless Architectures on AWS, Second Edition teaches you how to design, secure, and manage serverless backend APIs for web and mobile applications on the AWS platform. You'll get going quickly with this book's relevant real-world examples, code listings, diagrams, and clearly-described architectures that you can readily apply to your own work. You'll master serverless systems using AWS Lambda and the myriad other services on the AWS platform. This new edition has been fully updated to reflect the newest serverless design best practices and changes to AWS. It features two entirely new chapters dedicated to DevOps, monitoring, and microservices, as well as working with DynamoDB, GraphQL and Kinesis. Purchase of the print book includes a free eBook in PDF, Kindle, and ePub formats from Manning Publications.
Discover how you can migrate from traditional deployments to serverless architectures with AWS
Author: Mohit Gupta
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
Don't waste your energy thinking about servers; use AWS to build enterprise-grade serverless applications. Key Features Learn how to quickly and easily go serverless Explore AWS and Lambda: the first building blocks of serverless applications on AWS Study different approaches to deploy and maintain serverless applications Book Description Serverless Architecture with AWS begins with an introduction to the serverless model and helps you get started with AWS and Lambda. You'll also get to grips with other capabilities of the AWS Serverless Platform and see how AWS supports enterprise-grade serverless applications with and without Lambda. This book will guide you in deploying your first serverless project and exploring the capabilities of serverless Amazon Athena, an interactive query service that makes it easy to analyze data in Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3 Amazon) using standard SQL. You’ll also learn about AWS Glue, a fully managed ETL service that makes categorizing data easy and cost-effective. You'll study how Amazon Kinesis makes it possible to unleash the potential of real-time data insights and analytics with capabilities such as video streams, data streams, data firehose, and data analytics. Last but not least, you’ll be equipped to combine Amazon Kinesis capabilities with AWS Lambda to create lightweight serverless architectures. By the end of the book, you will be ready to create and run your first serverless application that takes advantage of the high availability, security, performance, and scalability of AWS. What you will learn Explore AWS services for supporting a serverless environment Set up AWS services to make applications scalable and highly available Deploy a static website with a serverless architecture Build your first serverless web application Study the changes in a deployed serverless web application Apply best practices to ensure overall security, availability, and reliability Who this book is for This book is for you if you want to develop serverless applications and have some prior coding experience. Though no prior experience of AWS is needed, basic knowledge of Java or Node.js will be an added advantage.
"Amazon Web Services continues its domination as the leading cloud service provider on the market. Since serverless applications are gaining a lot of traction, it is extremely important to understand the serverless architecture, to help you build, manage, and secure serverless applications. This video covers all aspects of serverless architectures in Amazon Web Services, which is necessary for working with serverless applications. This course starts with introduction to serverless architectures and then you'll delve into design considerations, followed by building a serverless application and deploying it on your serverless architecture. This video covers practical example of deploying and orchestrating a serverless application using DynamoDB, AWS Lambda, and API Gateway. Towards the end of the video, we will learn about some security considerations in protecting your serverless application. By the end of this course, you will have mastered working with serverless architectures on AWS Cloud."--Resource description page.
"Serverless Architectures with AWS begins by talking about the serverless model and getting started with AWS and Lambda. You'll also discover the main advantages and disadvantages of the serverless model through various use cases. You'll also explore other capabilities of the AWS Serverless Platform and see how AWS supports enterprise-grade serverless applications, with and without Lambda. From Compute to API Gateway, from storage to database, the fully managed services for building and running serverless applications on AWS are discussed in detail. Then, you'll use your learnings to deploy your first serverless project. You'll also explore the capabilities of serverless Amazon Athena, an interactive query service that makes it easy to analyze data directly in Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) using standard SQL. Then, you'll learn about AWS Glue, a fully managed ETL service that makes it simple and cost-effective to categorize your data. You'll study how Amazon Kinesis makes it possible to unleash the potential of real-time data insights and analytics by offering capabilities, such as Kinesis Video Streams, Kinesis Data Streams, Kinesis Data Firehose and Kinesis Data Analytics. Last but not least, you'll learn to combine Amazon Kinesis capabilities with AWS Lambda to create lightweight serverless architectures."--Resource description page.
Serverless architecture is about having more time to focus on code, and moving quickly. In these new architectures, traditional back-end servers are replaced with cloud functions acting as discrete single-purpose services. With serverless compute technologies like AWS Lambda, developers can build entirely serverless platforms at scale. Serverless Architectures on AWS teaches how to build, secure and manage serverless architectures that can power the most demanding web and mobile apps. This book has many ready-made and real-world examples, code snippets, diagrams, and descriptions of architectures that can be readily applied. It describes a traditional application and its back end concerns and then shows how to solve these same problems with a serverless approach. By the end, readers will be able to reason about serverless systems and be able to compose their own systems by applying these ideas and examples. Purchase of the print book includes a free eBook in PDF, Kindle, and ePub formats from Manning Publications.
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"Serverless architecture is a way to build and run applications and services without having to manage infrastructure. Lambda eliminates the problem of dealing with cloud-based servers at all levels of technology stack, and offers a pay-per-request billing model where you don't have to pay for idle computing time. Thus it becomes extremely important to understand the serverless architecture, which will help you build, manage, and secure serverless applications with AWS Lambda. In this course, you'll learn to build code and deploy it without ever needing to configure or manage underlying servers. You'll build, secure, and manage serverless architectures that can power the most demanding web and mobile apps. You won't have to provision infrastructures or worry about scale. By the end of this course, you will know how to design and implement production-ready AWS serverless solutions. You'll be able to architect and build your own serverless applications on AWS."--Resource description page.
Build scalable, reliable, and cost-effective applications with a serverless architecture About This Book Design a real-world serverless application from scratch Learn about AWS Lambda function and how to use Lambda functions to glue other AWS Services Use the Java programming language and well-known design patterns. Although Java is used for the examples in this book, the concept is applicable across all languages Learn to migrate your JAX-RS application to AWS Lambda and API Gateway Who This Book Is For This book is for developers and software architects who are interested in designing on the back end. Since the book uses Java to teach concepts, knowledge of Java is required. What You Will Learn Learn to form microservices from bigger Softwares Orchestrate and scale microservices Design and set up the data flow between cloud services and custom business logic Get to grips with cloud provider's APIs, limitations, and known issues Migrate existing Java applications to a serverless architecture Acquire deployment strategies Build a highly available and scalable data persistence layer Unravel cost optimization techniques In Detail Over the past years, all kind of companies from start-ups to giant enterprises started their move to public cloud providers in order to save their costs and reduce the operation effort needed to keep their shops open. Now it is even possible to craft a complex software system consisting of many independent micro-functions that will run only when they are needed without needing to maintain individual servers. The focus of this book is to design serverless architectures, and weigh the advantages and disadvantages of this approach, along with decision factors to consider. You will learn how to design a serverless application, get to know that key points of services that serverless applications are based on, and known issues and solutions. The book addresses key challenges such as how to slice out the core functionality of the software to be distributed in different cloud services and cloud functions. It covers basic and advanced usage of these services, testing and securing the serverless software, automating deployment, and more. By the end of the book, you will be equipped with knowledge of new tools and techniques to keep up with this evolution in the IT industry. Style and approach The book takes a pragmatic approach, showing you all the examples you need to build efficient serverless applications.
Develop scalable and cost-effective web applications using AWS Lambda and Kotlin
Author: Hardik Trivedi
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
Choose the right architecture and design it using design patterns to create a serverless application that cuts costs and is easily scalable Key Features Design enterprise ready serverless applications that effortlessly meet your customers’ requirements Effectively deploy, manage, monitor, and orchestrate serverless applications using AWS Use Cloud9 to provision a secured development environment in the cloud Book Description Serverless is a cloud computing execution model where the cloud provider dynamically manages the allocation and provisioning of servers. Many companies have started using serverless architectures to cut costs and improve scalability. Hands-On Serverless Applications with Kotlin is your one-stop guide to designing serverless architectures for your applications with AWS and Kotlin. To start with, you’ll explore the fundamentals of serverless architecture and how AWS Lambda functions work. You will then learn to design, build, secure, and deploy your application to production. In addition to these activities, you’ll understand how to implement non-functional requirements such as auditing and logging. Moving on, you’ll discover how to scale up and orchestrate serverless applications using an open source framework and handle distributed serverless systems in production. By the end of the book, you’ll have gained the knowledge needed to build scalable and cost-efficient Kotlin applications with a serverless framework. What you will learn Design a serverless architecture Use AWS Lambda to contain your serverless API Explore the various ways to keep serverless apps safe and secure Understand how a serverless API allows you to use huge infrastructure and cut costs Discover how to handle distributed systems in Kotlin Design the data flow between cloud services and custom business logic Secure your Kotlin AWS serverless application Master Kotlin design patterns for serverless applications Who this book is for Hands-On Serverless Applications with Kotlin is for you if you are a Kotlin developer who wants to learn about serverless architectures. It is assumed that you have some knowledge of Kotlin programming and AWS.
The benefit of serverless architectures are well-defined. Serverless helps developers focus on what they do best-building solutions-without the difficulty of managing and scaling infrastructure. However, when it comes to implementation, the instructions are much less clear. In this course, developer and AWS Community Hero Aileen Smith explores both the how and the why of serverless microservices architectures in AWS. Learn how to leverage Lambda functions and Elastic Container Service (ECS) components, choose the right integration technology, configure an API for access, and coordinate serverless workflows with Step Functions. Aileen also shows how to transition an existing application to serverless and solve common deployment and management challenges.
Build and Deploy Serverless Applications with Java
Author: John Chapin
Publisher: O'Reilly Media
Serverless revolutionizes the way organizations build and deploy software. With this hands-on guide, Java engineers will learn how to use their experience in the new world of serverless computing. You’ll discover how this cloud computing execution model can drastically decrease the complexity in developing and operating applications while reducing costs and time to market. Engineering leaders John Chapin and Mike Roberts guide you through the process of developing these applications using AWS Lambda, Amazon’s event-driven, serverless computing platform. You’ll learn how to prepare the development environment, program Lambda functions, and deploy and operate your serverless software. The chapters include exercises to help you through each aspect of the process. Get an introduction to serverless, functions as a service, and AWS Lambda Learn how to deploy working Lambda functions to the cloud Program Lambda functions and learn how the Lambda platform integrates with other AWS services Build and package Java-based Lambda code and dependencies Create serverless applications by building a serverless API and data pipeline Test your serverless applications using automated techniques Apply advanced techniques to build production-ready applications Understand both the gotchas and new opportunities of serverless architecture
Developing with Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud
Author: Maddie Stigler
Learn the basics of serverless computing and how to develop event-driven architectures with the three major cloud platforms: Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud. This hands-on guide dives into the foundations of serverless computing, its use cases, and how to apply it using developer tools such as Node.js, Visual Studio Code, Postman, and Serverless Framework. You will apply the fundamentals of serverless technology from the ground up, and come away with a greater understanding of its power and how to make it work for you. This book teaches you how to quickly and securely develop applications without the hassle of configuring and maintaining infrastructure. You will learn how to harness serverless technology to rapidly reduce production time and minimize your costs, while still having the freedom to customize your code, without hindering functionality. Upon completion, you will have the knowledge and resources to build your own serverless application hosted in AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud and will have experienced the benefits of event-driven technology for yourself. What You'll Learn Gain a deeper understanding of serverless computing and when to use it Use development tools such as Node.js, Postman, and VS code to quickly set up your serverless development environment and produce applications Apply triggers to your serverless functions that best suit the architecture for the problem the functions are solving Begin building applications across cloud providers that utilize the power of serverless technology Understand best development practices with serverless computing to maintain scalable and practical solutions Code with an agnostic approach to cloud providers to minimize provider dependency Who This Book Is For Any developer looking to expand current knowledge of serverless computing, its applications, and how to architect serverless solutions, or someone just beginning in these areas
A beginner's guide to using AWS Lambda, Amazon API Gateway, and services from Amazon Web Services
Author: Scott Patterson
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
Build, deploy, test, and run cloud-native serverless applications using AWS Lambda and other popular AWS services Key Features Learn how to write, run, and deploy serverless applications in Amazon Web Services Make the most of AWS Lambda functions to build scalable and cost-efficient systems Build and deploy serverless applications with Amazon API Gateway and AWS Lambda functions Book Description Serverless computing is a way to run your code without having to provision or manage servers. Amazon Web Services provides serverless services that you can use to build and deploy cloud-native applications. Starting with the basics of AWS Lambda, this book takes you through combining Lambda with other services from AWS, such as Amazon API Gateway, Amazon DynamoDB, and Amazon Step Functions. You’ll learn how to write, run, and test Lambda functions using examples in Node.js, Java, Python, and C# before you move on to developing and deploying serverless APIs efficiently using the Serverless Framework. In the concluding chapters, you’ll discover tips and best practices for leveraging Serverless Framework to increase your development productivity. By the end of this book, you’ll have become well-versed in building, securing, and running serverless applications using Amazon API Gateway and AWS Lambda without having to manage any servers. What you will learn Understand the core concepts of serverless computing in AWS Create your own AWS Lambda functions and build serverless APIs using Amazon API Gateway Explore best practices for developing serverless applications at scale using Serverless Framework Discover the DevOps patterns in a modern CI/CD pipeline with AWS CodePipeline Build serverless data processing jobs to extract, transform, and load data Enforce resource tagging policies with continuous compliance and AWS Config Create chatbots with natural language understanding to perform automated tasks Who this book is for This AWS book is for cloud architects and developers who want to build and deploy serverless applications using AWS Lambda. A basic understanding of AWS is required to get the most out of this book.
"This course will introduce you to Serverless Architecture and lead you to build a simple image-resizing service using a Java-based AWS Lambda function. Then we'll move onto how the Spring framework supports the cloud and in particular AWS. There are a number of different services made available through Spring annotations to make your life easier. Moving on, you'll start to build your Spring-based, serverless application that will take a URL and convert it into a short URL that will be stored in DynamoDB and you'll receive a short URL. You can then use that short URL in a browser and then be redirected to the real site. To demonstrate integration with AWS' Simple Notification Service (SNS), the application will also send a notification to you whenever someone creates a new short URL. Lastly, you'll learn about monitoring your application using AWS cloud watch. By the end of the course, you'll be equipped with the knowledge to build scalable and cost-efficient Spring applications with serverless architectures."--Resource description page.
Build, secure, and deploy enterprise ready serverless applications with AWS to improve developer productivity
Author: Brian Zambrano
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
Get started with designing your serverless application using optimum design patterns and industry standard practices Key Features Learn the details of popular software patterns and how they are applied to serverless applications Understand key concepts and components in serverless designs Walk away with a thorough understanding of architecting serverless applications Book Description Serverless applications handle many problems that developers face when running systems and servers. The serverless pay-per-invocation model can also result in drastic cost savings, contributing to its popularity. While it's simple to create a basic serverless application, it's critical to structure your software correctly to ensure it continues to succeed as it grows. Serverless Design Patterns and Best Practices presents patterns that can be adapted to run in a serverless environment. You will learn how to develop applications that are scalable, fault tolerant, and well-tested. The book begins with an introduction to the different design pattern categories available for serverless applications. You will learn the trade-offs between GraphQL and REST and how they fare regarding overall application design in a serverless ecosystem. The book will also show you how to migrate an existing API to a serverless backend using AWS API Gateway. You will learn how to build event-driven applications using queuing and streaming systems, such as AWS Simple Queuing Service (SQS) and AWS Kinesis. Patterns for data-intensive serverless application are also explained, including the lambda architecture and MapReduce. This book will equip you with the knowledge and skills you need to develop scalable and resilient serverless applications confidently. What you will learn Comprehend the popular design patterns currently being used with serverless architectures Understand the various design options and corresponding implementations for serverless web application APIs Learn multiple patterns for data-intensive serverless systems and pipelines, including MapReduce and Lambda Architecture Learn how to leverage hosted databases, queues, streams, storage services, and notification services Understand error handling and system monitoring in a serverless architecture a serverless architecture Learn how to set up a serverless application for continuous integration, continuous delivery, and continuous deployment Who this book is for If you're a software architect, engineer, or someone who wants to build serverless applications, which are non-trivial in complexity and scope, then this book is for you. Basic knowledge of programming and serverless computing concepts are assumed.
Build real-world, production-ready applications with AWS Lambda
Author: Mohamed Labouardy
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
Learn to build, secure, deploy, and manage your serverless application in Golang with AWS Lambda Key Features Implement AWS lambda to build scalable and cost-efficient applications in Go Design and set the data flow between cloud services and custom business logic Learn to design Lambda functions using real-world examples and implementation scenarios Book Description Serverless architecture is popular in the tech community due to AWS Lambda. Go is simple to learn, straightforward to work with, and easy to read for other developers; and now it's been heralded as a supported language for AWS Lambda. This book is your optimal guide to designing a Go serverless application and deploying it to Lambda. This book starts with a quick introduction to the world of serverless architecture and its benefits, and then delves into AWS Lambda using practical examples. You'll then learn how to design and build a production-ready application in Go using AWS serverless services with zero upfront infrastructure investment. The book will help you learn how to scale up serverless applications and handle distributed serverless systems in production. You will also learn how to log and test your application. Along the way, you'll also discover how to set up a CI/CD pipeline to automate the deployment process of your Lambda functions. Moreover, you'll learn how to troubleshoot and monitor your apps in near real-time with services such as AWS CloudWatch and X-ray. This book will also teach you how to secure the access with AWS Cognito. By the end of this book, you will have mastered designing, building, and deploying a Go serverless application. What you will learn Understand how AWS Lambda works and use it to create an application Understand how to scaleup serverless applications Design a cost-effective serverless application in AWS Build a highly scalable and fault-tolerant CI/CD pipeline Understand how to troubleshoot and monitor serverless apps in AWS Discover the working of APIs and single page applications Build a production-ready serverless application in Go Who this book is for This book is for Go developers who would like to learn about serverless architecture. Go programming knowledge is assumed. DevOps and Solution Architects who are interested in building serverless applications in Go can also choose this book.
Serverless enables you to build modern applications with increased agility and lower total cost of ownership. Building serverless applications means that your developers can focus on their core product instead of worrying about managing and operating servers or runtimes, either in the cloud or on-premises. This reduced overhead lets developers reclaim time and energy that can be spent on developing great products which scale and that are reliable. This course is designed to give you a hands-on overview about the deploying serverless architecture in AWS utilizing their vast repository. In this course, you'll learn and practice: 1) Understanding of what is serverless apps 2) Learn how to deploy a chatbot in a serverless architecture 3) Learn how to integrate slack bots with AWS 4) Deploy a live web application in AWS 5) Use various services such as Cognito, Lambda, S3, DynamoDB, APIs ... 6) See Serverless in action, and much more.... Are there any course requirements or prerequisites? A basic understanding of AWS services Who this course is for: Beginner IT professionals looking to get an overview on how to create chatbots for their organisations.
Develop fast, scalable, and cost-effective web applications that are always available
Author: Jalem Raj Rohit
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
Building efficient Python applications at minimal cost by adopting serverless architectures Key Features Design and set up a data flow between cloud services and custom business logic Make your applications efficient and reliable using serverless architecture Build and deploy scalable serverless Python APIs Book Description Serverless architectures allow you to build and run applications and services without having to manage the infrastructure. Many companies have adopted this architecture to save cost and improve scalability. This book will help you design serverless architectures for your applications with AWS and Python. The book is divided into three modules. The first module explains the fundamentals of serverless architecture and how AWS lambda functions work. In the next module, you will learn to build, release, and deploy your application to production. You will also learn to log and test your application. In the third module, we will take you through advanced topics such as building a serverless API for your application. You will also learn to troubleshoot and monitor your app and master AWS lambda programming concepts with API references. Moving on, you will also learn how to scale up serverless applications and handle distributed serverless systems in production. By the end of the book, you will be equipped with the knowledge required to build scalable and cost-efficient Python applications with a serverless framework. What you will learn Understand how AWS Lambda and Microsoft Azure Functions work and use them to create an application Explore various triggers and how to select them, based on the problem statement Build deployment packages for Lambda functions Master the finer details about building Lambda functions and versioning Log and monitor serverless applications Learn about security in AWS and Lambda functions Scale up serverless applications to handle huge workloads and serverless distributed systems in production Understand SAM model deployment in AWS Lambda Who this book is for This book is for Python developers who would like to learn about serverless architecture. Python programming knowledge is assumed.