What Is Serverless Architecture and When Should You Use It?

Cloud computing is constantly evolving, from bare-metal to container technologies. The latest trend in this process is the serverless (Function as a Service, or FaaS) computing model. According to Techbeacon,...

MongoDB on Google Cloud: How to Set It Up and Keep It Healthy

For any given task, there are many tools you can use. But few are the right tools. If you’re in IT, you’ve probably heard the saying “Use the right tool...

Getting Started Quickly With Symfony Logging

Editorial note: I originally wrote this post on Scalyr’s blog. You can check out the original here, at their site. Logging is an important aspect of software development. In fact,...

Docker Build: A Beginner’s Guide to Building Docker Images

Docker has changed the way we build, package, and deploy applications. But this concept of packaging apps in containers isn’t new—it was in existence long before Docker came. Editorial note:...

AWS Lambda With Node.js: A Complete Getting Started Guide

AWS Lambda is a service that confuses many people. For that reason, you may be wondering just how it works and how you’d use it to build a highly scalable...