Serverless and the principle of least privilege

Every program and every privileged user of the system should operate using the least amount of privilege necessary to complete the job. That quote, by American computer scientist Jerome Saltzer , underpins the concept that became known as the "Principle of Least Privilege". The…

Monitoring in a Serverless way

Building something from scratch is challenging. Balancing between costs (like time, effort or money) and between functionality, is hard work in a startup project. An early stage project, in order to succeed, needs to take different directions sometimes even on daily basis. To…

5 common pain points with AWS Lambda

Starting without a framework One of the biggest mistakes made when creating a serverless architecture using AWS Lambda is writing functions without a framework. There are multiple frameworks available to deploy and wire up Lambda functions to the events which will be triggering…