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Unleash the Power of Serverless Architecture for Efficient and Scalable Applications


Are you ready to dive into the future of application development with serverless computing? "Mastering Serverless Computing" is your comprehensive guide to understanding and harnessing the potential of serverless architecture. Whether you're a developer aiming to create scalable applications or an IT professional seeking insights into serverless capabilities, this book equips you with the knowledge and tools to build efficient and high-performance solutions.

Mastering Serverless computing

  • 1.Introduction to Serverless Computing
    1.1.Understanding the Evolution of Cloud Computing
    1.2.Defining Serverless Computing
    1.3.Benefits and Drawbacks of Serverless Architecture
    1.4.Real-world Use Cases
    2.Core Concepts of Serverless Architecture
    2.1.Function as a Service (FaaS)
    2.2.Backend as a Service (BaaS)
    2.3.Event-Driven Architecture
    2.4.Statelessness and Scalability
    2.5.Orchestration and Choreography
    3.Getting Started with Serverless Platforms
    3.1.Major Serverless Providers (AWS Lambda, Azure Functions, Google Cloud Functions)
    3.2.Setting Up Serverless Development Environments
    3.3.Deploying Your First Serverless Function
    3.4.Configuring Triggers and Events
    4.Designing Serverless Applications
    4.1.Microservices vs. Monoliths in Serverless
    4.2.Optimizing Function Granularity
    4.3.Data Management and Persistence Strategies
    4.4.Security Considerations in Serverless Design
    5.Building and Deploying Serverless Functions
    5.1.Writing Serverless Functions in Different Programming Languages
    5.2.Leveraging Third-Party Libraries and Dependencies
    5.3.Packaging and Deploying Functions
    5.4.Managing Function Versions and Rollbacks
    6.Serverless Orchestration and Event Choreography
    6.1.Coordinating Multiple Functions with Step Functions
    6.2.Event Sourcing and Event-Driven Design
    6.3.Fan-Out and Fan-In Patterns
    6.4.Choreographing Microservices for Complex Workflows
    7.Monitoring, Logging, and Debugging
    7.1.Instrumenting Serverless Applications
    7.2.Collecting Metrics and Traces
    7.3.Setting Up Alerts and Alarms
    7.4.Debugging Serverless Functions
    8.Serverless Security Best Practices
    8.1.Managing Identity and Access Control
    8.2.Mitigating OWASP Top Ten Risks in Serverless
    8.3.Encryption and Data Protection
    8.4.Serverless Compliance and Auditing
    9.Performance Optimization Techniques
    9.1.Cold Starts and Warm-up Strategies
    9.2.Resource Allocation and Memory Tuning
    9.3.Optimizing Function Execution Time
    9.4.Caching Strategies in Serverless
    10.Serverless at Scale
    10.1.Handling High Concurrent Loads
    10.2.Auto-scaling and Provisioning
    10.3.Managing State in Stateless Environments
    10.4.Global Distribution of Serverless Applications
    11.Cost Management and Optimization
    11.1.Serverless Cost Models
    11.2.Cost Monitoring and Analysis Tools
    11.3.Strategies to Optimize Serverless Spending
    11.4.Forecasting and Budgeting for Serverless Projects
    12.Future Trends in Serverless Computing
    12.1.Serverless Beyond Functions: Databases, APIs, and More
    12.2.Edge Computing and Serverless
    12.3.Serverless in IoT and Edge Computing
    12.4.Ethical and Environmental Implications of Serverless
    13.Serverless Case Studies
    13.1.Real-world Implementations of Serverless Computing
    13.2.Lessons Learned and Best Practices from Industry Leaders
    14.1.Comparison of Serverless Frameworks
    14.2.Infrastructure as Code (IaC) for Serverless
    14.3.Third-party Tools for Serverless Development
    14.4.Glossary of Serverless Terms
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