Non-Fungible Tokens, or short for NFTs, are all the rage right now. Everyone and their pets are starting an NFT project. Some people got rich from using NFTs; others did not. …


While we know the many benefits of going serverless — reduced costs via pay-per-use pricing models, less operational burden/overhead, instant scalability, increased automation — the challenges of going serverless are often not addressed as comprehensively. …


Recently, we covered the top enterprise serverless use cases for AWS Lambda. To refresh our memory, according to the CNCF (Cloud Native Computing Foundation), most commonly AWS Lambda is used for REST APIs, multimedia/image processing, CRON jobs, and stream processing. …


In this article, I will explain how I built COINDATAX, a cryptocurrency analytics platform to help investors analyze the market, and explain why we choose to go serverless. I will also explain our biggest pain points with AWS Lambda, and how Dashbird helped us with Lambda performance monitoring.

Why serverless?

When my…


So without further ado let’s start with what you’ll need. First off you’ll need to sign up for Amazon. There are a few steps you’ll have to take in order to be squared away but the entire process should take less than 5 minutes.

Now that that’s squared away make…


Monitoring Lambda function performance might seem trivial, but once the dataset gets larger, it becomes increasingly harder to understand how your users experience the system.

As a developer, you usually care about the latency and cost of your system. The features of a good observability tool should be aligned with…


You can now build your serverless workloads in a Docker container with FaaS. I gave it a try and here’s my review.

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Among all the new features and services that AWS announced during the re:Invent 2020, my favorites were definitely the AWS Lambda updates. And there were many! For example…


Now that you’ve chosen to go the serverless route, which major vendor should you go for — Firebase vs AWS? That’s one of the big questions that a lot of developers ask themselves when they make the switch.

Should I choose Amazon Web Services (AWS), which is a mature service…


And just like that — welcome to the last part in our “Well-Architected and Serverless” series. We hope it’s been informative, insightful, and fun for you, to explore the five pillars of the AWS Well-Architected Framework (WAF) with us!

Read the previous posts:

Part 1: Security Pillar

Part 2: Operational…


We’ve talked about how serverless architecture is a great option for companies that are looking to optimize costs. Just like with all app building and developments, monitoring the performance of your implementation is crucial and we, the folks at Dashbird, understand this need all too well — this is why…

Taavi Rehemägi

CEO and Founder of Dashbird.io. 12+ years of experience as a software developer and 5+ years of building Serverless applications.

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