Serverless Applications with AWS

Video description

"A jump-start to Serverless Applications with AWS Development!"
Paulo Cesar Dias Lima

Serverless Applications with AWS teaches you to build serverless applications using AWS Lambda and other cloud-based services. Featuring expert presenter Marcia Villalba and dozens of high-quality video lessons, you'll practice as you go and start using what you learn immediately.
Serverless Applications with AWS guides you through a fully working image resizing service built on the AWS Lambda platform. As you create the application, you'll develop an understanding of S3 and event-driven architecture, use DynamoDB for flexible metadata storage, and learn the principles of serverless application design. You'll even master REST APIs and authentication. In each crystal-clear module, you'll put your new knowledge into practice as you watch your application grow before your eyes.

  • Getting started with AWS
  • The right time to use serverless architecture
  • Understanding the role of AWS Lambda
  • Using DynamoDB to store metadata
  • AWS DynamoDB streams
  • Managing your serverless architecture
About the subject

There's a huge shift away from locally-managed infrastructure, thanks to cloud solutions like AWS. Serverless applications are the next big step, freeing you from the costly and time-consuming task of day-to-day server management. AWS Lambda, along with a host of other pre-built components and services, makes it easy (and cheap!) to build powerful cloud-based applications. AWS handles scaling, load balancing, and other demand-based issues. In the serverless model, you can create apps that are stable, powerful, and practically self-managing faster than you ever imagined.

This course is for software developers interested in full-stack and back-end applications. No experience with AWS Lambda or serverless applications is required.

Marcia Villalba is a senior full-stack developer. She has been designing and developing software professionally for over 10 years for well-known companies such as Rovio, IBM, and Nokia. Marcia has been working with AWS for more than 4 years and works daily with serverless technologies including AWS Lambda.

An excellent introduction to securing and deploying your first serverless lambda on AWS.
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Table of contents

  1. 1. Introduction to Serverless
    1. Introduction to the Course 00:04:27
    2. Introduction to Serverless 00:05:56
    3. When to Use Serverless 00:06:02
    4. Create Your AWS Account and Secure it 00:14:07
    5. Create First Serverless Function with AWS 00:08:50
    6. Introduction to Serverless Framework 00:05:51
    7. Create First Serverless Framework Project 00:06:41
  2. 2. Events with S3
    1. What is Event-Driven Architecture? 00:05:12
    2. Introduction to S3 and to S3 Events 00:10:18
    3. Create a Lambda Triggered with an S3 Event 00:08:15
    4. Logs and Monitoring of AWS Lambda 00:07:35
  3. 3. Working with S3 buckets in AWS Lambda
    1. Using AWS-SDK 00:05:23
    2. Basic Operations with S3 using Lambda 00:07:57
    3. Understanding IAM Permissions 00:07:39
    4. Do It Yourself Exercise 00:02:15
  4. 4. Create Workflows with Step Functions
    1. What Are Step Functions? 00:10:47
    2. Serverless Framework Plugins 00:07:09
    3. Defining Step Functions with Serverless Framework 00:06:31
    4. AWS Lambda and Step Functions 00:11:04
    5. Do it Yourself 00:02:33
  5. 5. DynamoDB
    1. Recap on NoSQL Principles 00:06:11
    2. Introduction to DynamoDB 00:06:19
    3. Introduction to CloudFormation 00:06:55
    4. DynamoDB with Serverless Framework 00:08:50
    5. DynamoDB and AWS Lambda 00:08:56
    6. Do It Yourself 00:01:48
  6. 6. DynamoDB Streams
    1. DynamoDB Streams 00:03:31
    2. DynamoDB Streams with Serverless Framework 00:07:29
  7. 7. REST Endpoints with API Gateway
    1. What is API Gateway 00:06:26
    2. AWS Lambda and API Gateway 00:02:45
    3. API Gateway Event Object 00:06:00
    4. Serverless Patterns 00:08:08
    5. Create a Lambda with API Gateway 00:04:19
    6. Do It Yourself 00:01:14
    7. How to Secure Your Endpoints 00:06:55
  8. 8. REST endpoint that returns all the thumbnails for an image
    1. API Gateway Authorizers 00:05:30
    2. JWT Tokens 00:03:09
    3. Create a Token Machine (Part 1) 00:09:03
    4. Create a Token Machine (Part 2) 00:04:01
    5. Do It Yourself 00:02:53
  9. 9. Recap of the course
    1. Recap on the Course 00:06:17
    2. What Next? 00:04:22

Product information

  • Title: Serverless Applications with AWS
  • Author(s): Marcia Villalba
  • Release date: May 2018
  • Publisher(s): Manning Publications
  • ISBN: None