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6 Common DynamoDB Issues

It’s expected that developers face many of the same issues when starting their NoSQL journey with DynamoDB. This article might clear things up a bit.

[Infographic] OpenSearch from a serverless perspective

Dashbird got an update, and you can now monitor the OpenSearch clusters you set up with Amazon OpenSearch Service. But what does this even mean? Let’s dive more into it!

[Infographic] HTTP API Gateway from a serverless perspective

The whole HTTP API Gateway approach is more flexible and, what’s probably most interesting, it’s much cheaper than REST. That alone is perhaps enough to migrate away from the REST version.

[Infographic] AWS SNS from a serverless perspective

The Simple Notification Service, or SNS for short, is one of the central services to build serverless architectures in the AWS cloud. In this article, this article is a shortcut to learning everything you need to know about SNS to hit the ground running. (infographic and code examples included)

[Infographic] AWS RDS from a Serverless perspective

For many decades now, relational databases (RDS) have been the place to store your data. They are pretty flexible often use some kind of SQL dialect, which is one of the main languages taught in computer science classes, and widely understood by the average developer. In this article, we’ll deep dive into all the basics to help you hit the ground running when it comes to AWS RDS.

[Infographic] AWS Elastic Load Balancing from a Serverless perspective

Load balancing is a significant part of every internet-facing software. Elastic Load Balancing (ELB) services in general, and Application Load Balancer (ALB), in particular, play a crucial role in scaling your systems. Here’s everything you need to know about ALB and whether or not it would be a good alternative to an API Gateway.

Dashbird now integrates with 5 new AWS services

Dashbird launches added observability for five new AWS services (ELB, SNS, RDS, OpenSearch, and HTTP API Gateway) to allow for a faster, more secure, and smoother serverless observability experience.

Troubleshooting Common Errors With AWS API Gateway

Errors in the range of 400 to 499 usually point to a problem with the API client, and errors in the range of 500 to 599 mean something on the server is wrong. Let’s take a deeper dive.

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What our customers say

Dashbird gives us a simple and easy to use tool to have peace of mind and know that all of our Serverless functions are running correctly. We are instantly aware now if there’s a problem. We love the fact that we have enough information in the Slack notification itself to take appropriate action immediately and know exactly where the issue occurred.

Thanks to Dashbird the time to discover the occurrence of an issue reduced from 2-4 hours to a matter of seconds or minutes. It also means that hundreds of dollars are saved every month.

Great onboarding: it takes just a couple of minutes to connect an AWS account to an organization in Dashbird. The UI is clean and gives a good overview of what is happening with the Lambdas and API Gateways in the account.

I mean, it is just extremely time-saving. It’s so efficient! I don’t think it’s an exaggeration or dramatic to say that Dashbird has been a lifesaver for us.

Dashbird provides an easier interface to monitor and debug problems with our Lambdas. Relevant logs are simple to find and view. Dashbird’s support has been good, and they take product suggestions with grace.

Great UI. Easy to navigate through CloudWatch logs. Simple setup.

Dashbird helped us refine the size of our Lambdas, resulting in significantly reduced costs. We have Dashbird alert us in seconds via email when any of our functions behaves abnormally. Their app immediately makes the cause and severity of errors obvious.