Monitoring and debugging AWS Lambda based microservices using Dashbird

AWS Lambda backed microservices have caught on like wildfire ever since Amazon introduced the first version back in 2014. Dealing with an architecture where your back end logic is distributed over a large amount of functions poses a real problem when a function doesn’t behave as expected. To provide insights into Function as a Service architectures, Dashbird collects all relevant CloudWatch logs and extracts meaningful and actionable metrics which help greatly to bring your service quality up a notch.

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Lambda Backed Microservices (Part 4)

In this part, we will combine all of what we learned in previous parts to build a simple example service. We will go through the process of setting up the service, making sure its configuration is correct and we’ll finish off by deploying the service to AWS.

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