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Rehan van der Merwe

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Using Prisma to Address Connection Pooling Issues in Serverless Environments

Will this be able to solve the long startup time, high memory...

Dynamically Configure Your Lambda@Edge Functions

Agree. So it only breaks down for B2C companies and if you di...

Serverless Static Wordpress on AWS for $0.01 a day

That's exactly the plan :) Also if you just want to change me...

Serverless Static Wordpress on AWS for $0.01 a day

Thanks for the mention, haven't really looked at doing image ...

Serverless Static Wordpress on AWS for $0.01 a day

I have limited experience with WP Plugins, just don't have ca...

Serverless Static Wordpress on AWS for $0.01 a day

Nice, I wrote something similar a few year back rehanvdm.com/...

Dynamically Configure Your Lambda@Edge Functions

Interesting solution.. I also "inject" env variables for my L...

Sequelize and MySQL debugging quick tips

Excellent reply! :) Agree with it 100%, might give it a try n...

Sequelize and MySQL debugging quick tips

[Opinion] My number 1 tip is to not use ORM. What is your t...

AWS CDK: Lambda Versioning

I always duplicate the code and make a whole new API GW like ...

DynamoDB Scan: the most efficient operation 😉

Great write-up! Never really thought of it from that perspect...

Generating video thumbnails with S3 and Fargate using the CDK

Nice! What happens to the container? Does it kill the contain...

How Much Do AWS Certifications Cost? 💸 Including All The Extras

Sure, thanks for taking the time to respond. I wasn't trying ...

How Much Do AWS Certifications Cost? 💸 Including All The Extras

I didn't see any of Exam Pros FREE Material posted here. Andr...

5 Tips for successful blogging ( + 1 to build a solid personal brand)

Haha.. same, only do 3, 4 and 5 if you want to be the popular...

13 AWS Lambda design considerations you need to know about – Part 2

It's almost been a year :) but I finally put my method onto p...

AWS Serverless: you might not need third party monitoring

Apologies for the late reply. All true, there is a target mar...

Are Lambda-to-Lambda calls really so bad?

100% what happened in this scenario.

Are Lambda-to-Lambda calls really so bad?

I once helped a client that was in a bit of a pickle. They ou...

I am being cyberbullied and it's affecting my mental health. This is my personal cure.

Sorry to hear this is happening to you.. You are doing a grea...

Exploring AWS CDK - Loading DynamoDB with Custom Resources

Yes brilliant idea, new environments will then have consist...

Exploring AWS CDK - Loading DynamoDB with Custom Resources

Hi Matt, I wrote an article on Importing data into DynamoD...

How to import a big delimited datatable into AWS DynamoDB without opening your piggy bank?

I wrote a post on how to do this for you/others -> rehan...

How Russia's government blocked our business - and how we dealt with it

Nice! Also worth a mention is to set the default location o...

How to import a big delimited datatable into AWS DynamoDB without opening your piggy bank?

I will DM you, just follow me so that we are connected. I d...

I am AWS Obsessed but I can't get hired at AWS. Have you ever faced such repeated rejection?

Same here... Applied for a few positions, got an offer over...

Developing and debugging with SAM & typescript with webpack

Interesting method you have for writing blogs :)

13 AWS Lambda design considerations you need to know about – Part 2

I gained most of this experience by designing and maintaini...

13 AWS Lambda design considerations you need to know about – Part 2

I can think of two scenarios where that might be the case. ...

Graph DB in Serverless Flavor: Hacking DynamoDB

Yes, you have to read them a few times before it actually s...

Graph DB in Serverless Flavor: Hacking DynamoDB

Great examples, thanks!

Deploying a Web API on AWS Lambda: Difference between API Gateway and Application Load Balancer

Yes bullet points! Thanks

Create your first AWS Billing Alarm

Oh I see, sorry about that. From what I can remember, I did...

Create your first AWS Billing Alarm

So he can only do this because when he writes, he writes to...

Create your first AWS Billing Alarm

Sorry, I guess this is a bit off topic from your topic. The...

Create your first AWS Billing Alarm

The catch being that you can only go SQS -> Dynamo if yo...

Does blogging really help your career?

Fully agree with what everyone says, but really thought the...

AWS AppSync: Desenvolvimento centrado em código com AWS CloudFormation

Hmm English version?

How to Optimize Lambda Memory and CPU

Hehe, yes this technology/field moves so fast. Blink and yo...

😛 Useless Code for Tinder 😛

This is scary can you really change your position in the pa...

How to Optimize Lambda Memory and CPU

Alternatively to Dashbird, you could use AWS CloudWatch Log I...

Using GitHub as a Flat Data Store and AWS Lambda to Update it

Why do you force us to read the rest of the story on your s...

How to import a big delimited datatable into AWS DynamoDB without opening your piggy bank?

Okay so 5 to 6 Million, isn't that much. Solution 1: S...

Welcome Thread - v27

Awesome to be here, easy to post, took about an hour to pos...

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