Yan Cui
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Yan Cui

I am an experienced engineer who has run production workloads at scale in AWS for nearly 10 years. I have worked extensively with AWS Lambda in production, and have been helping clients adopt AWS and serverless as an independent consultant. I'm also an AWS Serverless Hero, a regular speaker, and the author of Production-Ready Serverless by Manning.

We have been using web frameworks to develop web applications since long before serverless came around, and middlewares are stable in these web frameworks. Express.js, for ins...

Breaking into a new technology is always hard, especially for a paradigm shift as drastic as serverless. Even as a long time user of AWS Lambda (relative speaking, since Lambd...

Serverless architecture is the new kid on the block, and according to a recent survey by Serverless, Inc., a vast majority of developers will start using it by the end of the ...

Now that AWS Lambda has added PowerShell to its growing list of supported languages, let’s take a moment to compare and contrast the different languages available to us. ...

Serverless adoption has been steadily picking up throughout 2017 and 2018 as more and more people have come to rely on serverless technologies for critical production systems....

One of the most important configurations for a Lambda function is the timeout value. It dictates how long a function invocation can last before it’s forcibly terminated by t...

Announced during re:Invent 2016, AWS Step Functions is the spiritual descendant of the not-so-simple-to-use Simple Workflow (SWF) service. It addresses many of its predeces...