Whether your company is considering serverless computing or has already made the decision to adopt this model, this practical book is for you. Author Jason Katzer shows early and mid-career developers what's required to build and ship maintainable and scalable services using this model.
With this book, you'll learn how to build a modern production system in the cloud, viewed through the lens of serverless computing. You'll discover how serverless can free you from the tedious task of setting up and maintaining systems in production. You'll also explore new ways to level up your careerand design, develop, and deploy with confidence.
In three parts, this book includes:
- The Path to Production: Examine the ins and outs of distributed systems, microservices, interfaces, and serverless architecture and patterns
- The Tools: Dive into monitoring, observability and alerting, logging, pipelines, automation, and deployment
- Concepts: Learn how to design security and privacy, how to manage quality through testing and staging, and how to plan for failure
Jason Katzer is the creator of CloudPro.app, which creates developer productivity tools for the cloud, and offers consulting on cloud native architectures and cloud cost savings. Previously, he served as director of software engineering at Capital One (Paribus/WikiBuy) and Blink Health. Jason is also a serial entrepreneur and angel investor who's been involved with and started many new ventures. He's worked for several industries, including health care, consumer tech, fitness, sales, finance, and telecom, and loves to help people save both time and money. But his one real focus is building quality software. He is a passionate teacher (MakeSchool) as well as a lifelong learner. He devours TV shows, podcasts, and audio books, and will dearly miss the voice of Vin Scully.