Hands-On Serverless Applications with Go

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  • Understand how AWS Lambda works and use it to create an application
  • Understand how to scaleup serverless applications
  • Design a cost-effective serverless application in AWS
  • Build a highly scalable and fault-tolerant CI/CD pipeline
  • Understand how to troubleshoot and monitor serverless apps in AWS
  • Discover the working of APIs and single page applications
  • Build a production-ready serverless application in Go

Serverless architecture is popular in the tech community due to AWS Lambda. Go is simple to learn, straightforward to work with, and easy to read for other developers; and now it's been heralded as a supported language for AWS Lambda. This book is your optimal guide to designing a Go serverless application and deploying it to Lambda.

This book starts with a quick introduction to the world of serverless architecture and its benefits, and then delves into AWS Lambda using practical examples. You'll then learn how to design and build a production-ready application in Go using AWS serverless services with zero upfront infrastructure investment. The book will help you learn how to scale up serverless applications and handle distributed serverless systems in production. You will also learn how to log and test your application.

Along the way, you'll also discover how to set up a CI/CD pipeline to automate the deployment process of your Lambda functions. Moreover, you'll learn how to troubleshoot and monitor your apps in near real-time with services such as AWS CloudWatch and X-ray. This book will also teach you how to secure the access with AWS Cognito.

By the end of this book, you will have mastered designing, building, and deploying a Go serverless application.

  • Implement AWS lambda to build scalable and cost-efficient applications in Go
  • Design and set the data flow between cloud services and custom business logic
  • Learn to design Lambda functions using real-world examples and implementation scenarios
Page Count 416
Course Length 12 hours 28 minutes
ISBN 9781789134612
Date Of Publication 28 Aug 2018


Mohamed Labouardy

Mohamed Labouardy is a software engineer/DevOps engineer and AWS Solution Architect. He is also a certified Scrum Master.

He is interested in serverless architecture, containers, distributed systems, Go, chaos engineering, and machine learning. He is a contributor to numerous open source projects such as DialogFlow, Jenkins, Docker, Nexus, and Telegraf. He has authored some open source projects related to DevOps as well.

He currently works at Foxintelligence as a lead DevOps engineer. He is also a technical content writer at several platforms and is a regular speaker at multiple international events and conferences, such as Nexus User Conference and AllDayDevOps.

You can find him on Twitter at @mlabouardy.