Are you getting errors building Amazon lambda functions? Don’t fret I got you!

This post has gotten popular. So I wrote a better easier guide to diving into serverless lambda here. It’s quicker. I promise! Why does Amazon make lambda functions so hard to create? Well my guess is that when you live at the bleeding edge you should expect to get scrapes!! Check out: How daily notes …

Best Howto posts on Scalable Startups

Join 28,000 others and follow Sean Hull on twitter @hullsean. MySQL slow query on RDS If you run MySQL as your backend datastore is there one thing you can do to improve performance across the application?. Those SQL queries are surely key. And the quickest way to find the culprits is to regularly analyze your …

Consulting essentials: Building your business

In the last two posts on how to build a successful consulting business I shared advice and tips on closing deals and managing and completing your engagements. This post will look at where to focus your efforts in order to sustain your consulting business, and build skills. Focus on your subject matter expertise Being a …