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Good to Go: Getting Started with AWS Lambda and Go

Go is undoubtedly one of the fastest-growing languages today. Since its 1.0 release in March 2012, it has seen adoption in a vast number of industries, but particularly in the cloud computing space. From microservices to the tools and components that power some of the largest cloud infrastructures, it’s hard to ignore Go’s contribution.

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A Beginner's Guide to AWS AppSync

GraphQL is a specification for which there are many different kinds of implementations in the market. AppSync is a serverless implementation of GraphQL by AWS and is a managed GraphQL platform. As mentioned in this article, AppSync can be a way to replace the API Gateway + AWS Lambda pattern for connecting clients to your serverless backends. In this post, we’ll get started with AppSync by creating a simple GraphQL application with two data sources: DynamoDB and AWS Lambda.

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Epsagon Delivers Automated, Distributed Tracing for .NET Apps

Automated tracing for highly distributed applications and services can make your engineering and DevOps working life seriously easier. Epsagon empowers Engineering and DevOps who build and operate microservice applications. Delivered as a SaaS solution, Epsagon uniquely provides automated set up in less than 5 minutes (no code changes) and distributed tracing & logging in a single interface.

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CNCF Tools Guide - Envoy

Developing for the cloud is nothing new. After all, the oldest players in the league are now more than a decade old. But what we often describe as cloud development usually means: development for a particular provider. Vendor lock-in is a big problem in this field, with companies unable to change their platform even when a better alternative comes up. The Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) is trying to change this trend.

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Deeper Visibility into ECS and Fargate with Epsagon

Container orchestration services are becoming more and more popular, as teams are looking to run their container workloads at scale. Kubernetes is already extremely popular, as well as the managed orchestration services by the cloud providers. In particular, AWS’s ECS and Fargate, are commonly used among AWS users, often combined with Lambda functions and other AWS services.

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Istio: Your Friendly Service Mesh

There is a new hype in the DevOps world: Istio and service meshes. But why exactly is everyone suddenly migrating to Istio? In this post, we will examine whether it actually makes sense to use Istio and in which use cases it may help you (as well as when it’s simply an overkill). But before discussing Istio, we should first introduce the concept of a service mesh.