An Introduction to Serverless Applications & Monitoring with Datadog

An Introduction to Serverless Applications & Monitoring with Datadog | The Big Dev Theory | S1 | Ep.8

Stuart Clark
Amazon Employee
Published Mar 14, 2023
Last Modified Apr 19, 2024
In this episode of The Big Dev Theory on Twitch, get an introduction to serverless applications and discuss some of the challenges related to monitoring them with our guest Rick Sherman Manager, SRE & DevOps Advocacy at Datadog. We will start with a quick recap of the previous episode, then move on to an introduction to serverless, highlighting that it is more than just lambda. We will then dive into the challenges associated with monitoring serverless applications, followed by a demonstration of a serverless application deployment. Finally, we will introduce Datadog Serverless for AWS and instrument the demo application.
Each episode, we chat with AWS partners and bring experts with specialized knowledge in various areas of technology to provide informative and engaging live streams that help developers stay up-to-date with the latest trends and tools.


Stuart Clark, Senior Developer Advocate @ AWS
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