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Real World Serverless with theburningmonk

A podcast where we talk about real-world use of Serverless technologies from engineers who work with them day-to-day. We will discuss use cases, why they chose serverless and the pain points and challenges they face. If you want to know what it's REALLY like to work with serverless, this is the show for you.

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#71: Avoiding common AWS mistakes with Ben Bridts
In this episode, I caught up with Ben Bridts, who is an AWS Community Hero and consultant at Cloudar in Belgium.We talked about many topics, including common mistakes companies make in AWS; the problems with AWS Organizations; pitfalls with platform teams; and some success stories from his work as a consultant.Links from the episode:Alex DeBrie's post on GraphQL and Single-table designFor more stories about real-world use of serverless technologies, please follow us on Twitter as @RealWorldSls and subscribe to this podcast.Want to step up your AWS game and learn how to build production-ready serverless applications? Check out my upcoming workshops and I will teach you everything I know.Opening theme song:Cheery Monday by Kevin MacLeodLink: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3495-cheery-mondayLicense: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0
45:02 12/14/22
#70: Serverless at LEGO with Sarah Hamilton
In this episode, I caught up with Sarah Hamilton, who is an AWS Community Builder and a software engineer at LEGO.We talked about her journey into serverless and LEGO's serverless adoption has changed since I spoke with Sheen and Nicole on this podcast. In the two years since they have grown from 6 features teams to over 25, all focused on serverless technologies. We also talked about some of Sarah's previous work, especially a project where she used Step Functions, and her approach towards testing Step Functions.Links from the episode:Sarah's talk on advanced event-driven architectures at LEGO groupEpisode 12: Serverless at LEGO with Nicole Yip and Sheen BrisalsFor more stories about real-world use of serverless technologies, please follow us on Twitter as @RealWorldSls and subscribe to this podcast.Want to step up your AWS game and learn how to build production-ready serverless applications? Check out my upcoming workshops and I will teach you everything I know.Opening theme song:Cheery Monday by Kevin MacLeodLink: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3495-cheery-mondayLicense: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0
33:56 11/30/22
#69: Teaching the world about Serverless with Sam Williams
In this episode, I spoke with Sam Williams, who runs the Complete Coding YouTube channel where he teaches about AWS and Serverless. He recently published a new video course called "Master AWS Serverless with 7 Real World Projects" and shared some helpful tips on picking the right course and how you can get the most from these courses.Sam is also a serverless consultant and has helped many startups adopt serverless technologies successfully. We also discussed why it's a no-brainer for startups to choose serverless over containers nowadays!Links from the episode:Sam's new video course, "Master AWS Serverless with 7 Real World Projects", get 20% OFF with the code YANSam's YouTube channelSam's video using his homemade lightboardMy "AppSync Masterclass" video courseFor more stories about real-world use of serverless technologies, please follow us on Twitter as @RealWorldSls and subscribe to this podcast.Want to step up your AWS game and learn how to build production-ready serverless applications? Check out my upcoming workshops and I will teach you everything I know.Opening theme song:Cheery Monday by Kevin MacLeodLink: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3495-cheery-mondayLicense: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0
33:43 11/16/22
#68: Event-driven architecture at PostNL with Luc van Donkersgoed
In this episode, I spoke with AWS Serverless Hero Luc van Donkersgoed about how PostNL is using serverless technologies and discussed the challenges of building event-driven architectures and how PostNL tackles problems such as schema validation and testing.Links from the episode:Build cloud-native apps with Serverless interaction testingIT vacancies at PostNLAWS Distro for OpenTelemtryAWS X-Ray vs LumigoMy upcoming Testing Serverless Architectures video courseFor more stories about real-world use of serverless technologies, please follow us on Twitter as @RealWorldSls and subscribe to this podcast.Want to step up your AWS game and learn how to build production-ready serverless applications? Check out my upcoming workshops and I will teach you everything I know.Opening theme song:Cheery Monday by Kevin MacLeodLink: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3495-cheery-mondayLicense: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0
45:19 11/2/22
#67: High-Performance Computing with serverless at scale with Eoin Shanaghy
In this episode, I caught up with Eoin Shanaghy to talk about his work at FourTheorem, a boutique consultancy based out of Ireland. We touched on many topics, including the challenges for serverless adoption at enterprises and a super interesting client project he worked on, which involved using serverless at scale in a high-performance computing environment.Links from the episode:FourRheorem websiteAWS Bites#39: Fighting COVID with serverless with Denis BauerFor more stories about real-world use of serverless technologies, please follow us on Twitter as @RealWorldSls and subscribe to this podcast.Want to step up your AWS game and learn how to build production-ready serverless applications? Check out my upcoming workshops and I will teach you everything I know.Opening theme song:Cheery Monday by Kevin MacLeodLink: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3495-cheery-mondayLicense: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0
37:42 9/6/22
#66: Understanding team topologies with Nick Tune and Kacper Gunia
In this episode, I spoke with Nick Tune and Kacper Gunia to talk about Team Topologies, i.e. how to structure businesses and teams so that you can get stuff done faster. Companies often struggle to adopt modern software development practices and technologies because their team structures are misaligned with the practices they're trying to adopt. In this conversation, we will discuss what is team topologies, having the right incentives and funding models for teams, common anti-patterns, the problems with scrum and so much more! Links from the episode:London DDD meetup groupIndependent Value Streams with Domain-Driven Design (3h video course)teamtopologies.comFor more stories about real-world use of serverless technologies, please follow us on Twitter as @RealWorldSls and subscribe to this podcast.Want to step up your AWS game and learn how to build production-ready serverless applications? Check out my upcoming workshops and I will teach you everything I know.Opening theme song:Cheery Monday by Kevin MacLeodLink: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3495-cheery-mondayLicense: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0
35:47 8/23/22
#65: Finding success on AWS IQ with Adam Elmore
In this episode, I caught up with Adam Elmore (@aeduhm), AWS DevTools Hero and an active member of the AWS community. We talked about how he passed all 12 AWS certifications in 2 weeks and how they have helped him find success on the AWS IQ platform. We also touched on his new project, public.dev, the general lack of performance-focused site builders, live streaming on Twitch and his plans for a new video course.Links from the episode:Adam's Twitch channelAWS IQpublic.devAppSync MasterclassFor more stories about real-world use of serverless technologies, please follow us on Twitter as @RealWorldSls and subscribe to this podcast.To learn how to build production-ready serverless applications, check out my upcoming workshops.Opening theme song:Cheery Monday by Kevin MacLeodLink: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3495-cheery-mondayLicense: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0
49:37 8/16/22
#64: Revolutionising scientific experiments with Emerald Cloud Lab
Links from the episode:AWS Startup blog: how Emerald Cloud Lab is revolutionizing the laboratory using AWSwww.emeraldcloudlab.comFor more stories about real-world use of serverless technologies, please follow us on Twitter as @RealWorldSls and subscribe to this podcast.To learn how to build production-ready serverless applications, check out my upcoming workshops.Opening theme song:Cheery Monday by Kevin MacLeodLink: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3495-cheery-mondayLicense: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0
27:12 7/5/22
#63: CDK at Liberty Mutual with Kristi Prreault
Links from the episode:Kristi's articles on dev.toKristi's medium blogWomen Impact Tech conference in DenverServerlessDays DenverServerless Denver user groupBusiness Insider article by KristiFor more stories about real-world use of serverless technologies, please follow us on Twitter as @RealWorldSls and subscribe to this podcast.To learn how to build production-ready serverless applications, check out my upcoming workshops.Opening theme song:Cheery Monday by Kevin MacLeodLink: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3495-cheery-mondayLicense: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0
30:27 6/21/22
#62: Solve the challenges with serverless caching with Khawaja Shams
Links from the episode:momentohq.commomento client examplesmeta engineering blog - introducing mcroutermcrouter repoFor more stories about real-world use of serverless technologies, please follow us on Twitter as @RealWorldSls and subscribe to this podcast.To learn how to build production-ready serverless applications, check out my upcoming workshops.Opening theme song:Cheery Monday by Kevin MacLeodLink: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3495-cheery-mondayLicense: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0
32:02 5/31/22
#61: Serverless at Slidebean
Links from the episode:slidebean.comrecurring.coFor more stories about real-world use of serverless technologies, please follow us on Twitter as @RealWorldSls and subscribe to this podcast.To learn how to build production-ready serverless applications, check out my upcoming workshops.Opening theme song:Cheery Monday by Kevin MacLeodLink: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3495-cheery-mondayLicense: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0
29:46 4/5/22
#60: Building a serverless payment platform at Melio
You can follow Omer Baki and Or Cohen on social media here:Omer Baki - LinkedInOr Cohen - LinkedInLinks from the episode:How we built Melio's payments platform on AWS ServerlessMelio's R&D blogFor more stories about real-world use of serverless technologies, please follow us on Twitter as @RealWorldSls and subscribe to this podcast.To learn how to build production-ready serverless applications, check out my upcoming workshops.Opening theme song:Cheery Monday by Kevin MacLeodLink: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3495-cheery-mondayLicense: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0
44:03 3/23/22
#59: Introduction to web3 with Nader Dabit
You can follow Nader on twitter as @dabit3Links from the episode:Nader's youtube channelThe Complete Guide to Full Stack Web3 DevelopmentSolidify by ExampleEthereum Dev Speed RunThe Developer DAO twitter profileThe Developer DAO hackathonFor more stories about real-world use of serverless technologies, please follow us on Twitter as @RealWorldSls and subscribe to this podcast.To learn how to build production-ready serverless applications, check out my upcoming workshops.Opening theme song:Cheery Monday by Kevin MacLeodLink: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3495-cheery-mondayLicense: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0
38:02 3/9/22
#58: Building a serverless crypto platform with Louis Quaintance
You can find Louis on LinkedIn here.Links from the episode:LumigoACQU's websiteACQU's LinkedIn pageFor more stories about real-world use of serverless technologies, please follow us on Twitter as @RealWorldSls and subscribe to this podcast.To learn how to build production-ready serverless applications, check out my upcoming workshops.Opening theme song:Cheery Monday by Kevin MacLeodLink: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3495-cheery-mondayLicense: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0
37:35 1/12/22
#57: Serverless at Purple Technology with Filip Pyrek
You can find Filip on Twitter as @FilipPyrekLinks:Purple Technology blogServerless Brno user groupOpen roles at Purple TechnologyFor more stories about real-world use of serverless technologies, please follow us on Twitter as @RealWorldSls and subscribe to this podcast.To learn how to build production-ready serverless applications, check out my upcoming workshops.Opening theme song:Cheery Monday by Kevin MacLeodLink: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3495-cheery-mondayLicense: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0
23:29 11/24/21
#56: Serverless at TacoBell with Robbie Kohler
You can find Robbie on LinkedIn here and links to his "This is my architecture" sessions with AWS below.Links:AppSync MasterclassTacoBell, this is my architecture (Aurora)TacoBell, this is my architecture (order middleware)Jobs at TacoBellFor more stories about real-world use of serverless technologies, please follow us on Twitter as @RealWorldSls and subscribe to this podcast.To learn how to build production-ready serverless applications, check out my upcoming workshops.Opening theme song:Cheery Monday by Kevin MacLeodLink: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3495-cheery-mondayLicense: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0
41:00 9/21/21
#55: Serverless at Theodo with Ben Ellerby
You can find Ben on Twitter as @EllerbyBen and click here for the open positions at Theodo.Links:sls-dev-tools: think Chrom dev tool but for serverlesssls-test-tools: utilities for testing serverless appsstackoscope: detect misconfiguration for serverless componentsFor more stories about real-world use of serverless technologies, please follow us on Twitter as @RealWorldSls and subscribe to this podcast.To learn how to build production-ready serverless applications, check out my upcoming workshops.Opening theme song:Cheery Monday by Kevin MacLeodLink: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3495-cheery-mondayLicense: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0
43:04 6/22/21
#54: Serverless testing with Paul Swail
You can find Paul on Twitter as @paulswail and Links:Paul blogs at serverlessfirst.comPaul's upcoming book Serverless Test HandbookFor more stories about real-world use of serverless technologies, please follow us on Twitter as @RealWorldSls and subscribe to this podcast.To learn how to build production-ready serverless applications, check out my upcoming workshops.Opening theme song:Cheery Monday by Kevin MacLeodLink: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3495-cheery-mondayLicense: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0
35:31 6/15/21
#53: Fighting DDOS at Fathom with Jack Ellis
You can find Jack on Twitter as @JackEllis.Links:Jack's post about DDOS on FathomAWS Well-Architected frameworkServerless Laravel courseFor more stories about real-world use of serverless technologies, please follow us on Twitter as @RealWorldSls and subscribe to this podcast.To learn how to build production-ready serverless applications, check out my upcoming workshops.Opening theme song:Cheery Monday by Kevin MacLeodLink: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3495-cheery-mondayLicense: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0
32:27 5/25/21
#52: Talking DynamoDB with Alex DeBrie
You can find Alex on Twitter as @alexbdebrie.Links:The DynamoDB BookThe DynamoDB Guide (free)Alex's blogDynobaseEp49: Making DynamoDB more accessible with Rafal WilinskiThe AppSync MasterclassFor more stories about real-world use of serverless technologies, please follow us on Twitter as @RealWorldSls and subscribe to this podcast.To learn how to build production-ready serverless applications, check out my upcoming workshops.Opening theme song:Cheery Monday by Kevin MacLeodLink: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3495-cheery-mondayLicense: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0
51:38 5/4/21
#51: Real-world serverless at Amplyfi with Liam Betsworth
You can find Liam on Twitter here and LinkedIn here.To learn more about Amplyfi and their services, please go to https://amplyfi.comAnd here's the post I mentioned in the chat about the DDOS attack that Fathom experienced.For more stories about real-world use of serverless technologies, please follow us on Twitter as @RealWorldSls and subscribe to this podcast.To learn how to build production-ready serverless applications, check out my upcoming workshops.Opening theme song:Cheery Monday by Kevin MacLeodLink: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3495-cheery-mondayLicense: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0
36:25 4/20/21
#50: Making serverless more accessible for frontend engineers with Swizec Teller
You can find Swizec on Twitter as @Swizec.Check out his new book Serverless Handbook here and his blog at swizec.com.For more stories about real-world use of serverless technologies, please follow us on Twitter as @RealWorldSls and subscribe to this podcast.To learn how to build production-ready serverless applications, check out my upcoming workshops.Opening theme song:Cheery Monday by Kevin MacLeodLink: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3495-cheery-mondayLicense: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0
37:00 3/30/21
#49: Making DynamoDB more accessible with Rafal Wilinski
You can find Rafal on Twitter as @rafalwilinski.Links:Dynobase - professional DynamoDB UI clientOpen positions at StediRafal's blogThe DynamoDB book by Alex DebrieAppSync MasterclassFor more stories about real-world use of serverless technologies, please follow us on Twitter as @RealWorldSls and subscribe to this podcast.To learn how to build production-ready serverless applications, check out my upcoming workshops.Opening theme song:Cheery Monday by Kevin MacLeodLink: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3495-cheery-mondayLicense: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0
47:10 3/3/21
#48: Serverless at scale at Prosieben TV with Daniele Frasca
You can find Daniele on Twitter as @dfrasca80 and on LinkedIn.You can see open positions at Prosieben on this site.For more stories about real-world use of serverless technologies, please follow us on Twitter as @RealWorldSls and subscribe to this podcast.To learn how to build production-ready serverless applications, check out my upcoming workshops.Opening theme song:Cheery Monday by Kevin MacLeodLink: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3495-cheery-mondayLicense: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0
44:34 2/17/21
#47: Building an Instagram for DJs with FaunaDB with Keston Crandall
You can find Keston on Linkedin or by email at keston@squirb.com.Check out Squirb at www.squirb.com and FaunaDB at fauna.com.For more stories about real-world use of serverless technologies, please follow us on Twitter as @RealWorldSls and subscribe to this podcast.To learn how to build production-ready serverless applications, check out my upcoming workshops.Opening theme song:Cheery Monday by Kevin MacLeodLink: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3495-cheery-mondayLicense: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0
22:27 2/3/21
#46: Serverless at Polestar with Anders Quist
You can find Anders on Twitter as @ea_quist and on Linkedin.Here are the links to things we discussed in the episode:Polestar, a Swedish car company where Anders workGraphQL Mesh, an interesting technology similar to Apollo FederationTo learn more about opportunities at Polestar, please get in touch with Anders at anders@qinfo.se.For more stories about real-world use of serverless technologies, please follow us on Twitter as @RealWorldSls and subscribe to this podcast.To learn how to build production-ready serverless applications, check out my upcoming workshops.Opening theme song:Cheery Monday by Kevin MacLeodLink: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3495-cheery-mondayLicense: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0
38:24 1/27/21
#45: Real-World Serverless with Nick van Hoof
You can find Nick on Twitter as @TheNickVanHoof.Here are the links to things we discussed in the episode:Nick’s blogCloudway - a Serverless-focused consultancy where Nick used to workAppSync Masterclass, from yours truly ;-)Middy’s validator middleware - for doing response validationLumigo, the best observability platform for serverless applicationsServerlessDays Belgium meetupFor more stories about real-world use of serverless technologies, please follow us on Twitter as @RealWorldSls and subscribe to this podcast.To learn how to build production-ready serverless applications, check out my upcoming workshops.Opening theme song:Cheery Monday by Kevin MacLeodLink: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3495-cheery-mondayLicense: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0
64:44 1/20/21
#44: Real-World Serverless with Ryan Jones
You can find Ryan on Twitter as @ryanjonesirl.Get in touch with Ryan and the team at ServerlessGuru at https://serverlessguru.com and check out their podcast TalkingServerless.For more stories about real-world use of serverless technologies, please follow us on Twitter as @RealWorldSls and subscribe to this podcast.Opening theme song:Cheery Monday by Kevin MacLeodLink: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3495-cheery-mondayLicense: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0
47:41 1/13/21
#43: Real-World Serverless with Ant Stanley (part 2)
You can find Ant on Twitter as @IamStan.Links to things we discussed in the episode:re:invent 2020 in review (serverless) with me and Ant Stanleyre:invent 2020 in review (containers) with Ant Stanley and Vlad IonescuAnt's new Interrupt publicationmidway framework by TencentHow a company racked up $72,000 in GCP bills overnightSenzo workshops in January:Production-Ready Serverless by meRunning containers on AWS by Vlad IonescuTesting Serverless Applications by Slobodan Stojanovic and Aleksandar SimovicNode.js for Serverless by Ant StanleyFor more stories about real-world use of serverless technologies, please follow us on Twitter as @RealWorldSls and subscribe to this podcast.Opening theme song:Cheery Monday by Kevin MacLeodLink: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3495-cheery-mondayLicense: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0
27:32 12/30/20
#42: Real-World Serverless with Ant Stanley (part 1)
You can find Ant on Twitter as @IamStan.Links to things we discussed in the episode:re:invent 2020 in review (serverless) with me and Ant Stanleyre:invent 2020 in review (containers) with Ant Stanley and Vlad IonescuAnt's new Interrupt publicationmidway framework by TencentHow a company racked up $72,000 in GCP bills overnightSenzo workshops in January:Production-Ready Serverless by meRunning containers on AWS by Vlad IonescuTesting Serverless Applications by Slobodan Stojanovic and Aleksandar SimovicNode.js for Serverless by Ant StanleyFor more stories about real-world use of serverless technologies, please follow us on Twitter as @RealWorldSls and subscribe to this podcast.Opening theme song:Cheery Monday by Kevin MacLeodLink: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3495-cheery-mondayLicense: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0
36:38 12/23/20