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In this episode, Adam talks to Taylor Otwell about Laravel Vapor, the new serverless platform for Laravel applications that was recently announced at Laracon US.

Show Notes

Topics include:
  • What is serverless?
  • What AWS services Vapor manages and how they are billed
  • Using a single RDS instance with multiple databases
  • Understanding cold boots with Lambda and how to minimize the effect they have on your application's performance
  • Performance on Vapor
  • How queues work with Vapor
  • Tuning your queue concurrency based on your database connection limit
  • Strategies for preventing your web instances and queue instances from competing for resources
  • How scheduled tasks work with Vapor
  • How file uploads work with Vapor
  • Limitations when running code on Lambda and strategies for working around them

What is Full Stack Radio?

A podcast for developers interested in building great software products. Every episode, Adam Wathan is joined by a guest to talk about everything from product design and user experience to unit testing and system administration.