FaunaDB is the first truly serverless database. In this post, I’ll use the Serverless Framework to connect an AWS Lambda application with FaunaDB Serverless Cloud.
In January 2017, Fauna hosted the SF Scala meetup. Alexy Khrabov, organizer of SF Scala, took a few minutes to catch up with our CEO and co-founder, Evan Weaver.
Two years ago, on a cold Monday in Washington, D.C., I took the oath of office as a temporary Federal employee of the United States.
The oath begins:
I do solemnly swear that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States
Is a temporal database the same as a time-series database? This is a frequent point of confusion.
What is a time series?
Let’s start by discussing the more popular concept of the time-series database.
Diversity is an interesting contemplation for me. As the Director of Recruiting, it is always a pressing concern: how can I bring a variety of different ideas, perspectives, histories, and cultures together to draw out the best in the team? As a woman in a male-dominated industry, an immigrant, and a member of an ethnic and religious minority, the question has always been: will I fit in?
In early 2008, I joined Twitter as a backend engineer. First order of business: adding a server timeout. Second, something to display after that timeout: the famous fail whale page. At the time, MySQL scalability was our most critical bottleneck. Unable to find any off-the-shelf databases that would meet our needs, we did it ourselves and created the distributed data services that made tweeting reliable: the social graph, the timeline service, the image repository, the users database, and the tweet database.