16
Jun

Serverless Architecture: Zappa

Maintaining the backends or servers is always a part of the headache for the programer. And here walk in the solution, serverless Architectures.

What are Serverless architectures?

It refer to applications that significantly depend on third-party services (known as Backend as a Service or “BaaS”) or on custom code that’s run in ephemeral containers (Function as a Service or “FaaS”), the best known vendor host of which currently is AWS Lambda

Using an amazing library called Zappa, it is now easy to deploy in AWS Lambda.

What is Zappa?

Zappa is a system for running “serverless” Python web applications using AWS Lambda and AWS API Gateway. It handles all of the configuration and deployment automatically . Now it is easy to deploy an infinitely scalable application to the cloud with a just single command at the least possible cost often just a small fraction of the cost of a traditional web server.

Installation:

You can install zappa easily using

To install AWS command tools,

Let’s get started

So before we start using Zappa, let’s create a simple hello world website using flask and run it on our locla server

At a directory of your choice, save the following program as Prg.py

And run it on your local server using the following commands at your cmd

Now check out http://127.0.0.1.5000/. You can see a simple webpage like below.

Before we get our hands on some zappa, we need to ensure we have a valid AWS account.

You can create a AWS account by following the steps one by one here.

After creating an account, run the following command to configure your AWS account in your command line and and fill in the access key id, the secret access key and the default region..

Let’s configure Zappa now.

Run the follwing command in your project directory

This creates a file named zappa_settings.json inside our project directory with the following content.

Now deploy zappa using

And it’s done!!Thtat’s all it takes.!Just a single command!

Benefits of Zappa:

  • No more tedious web server configuration!
  • No more paying for 24/7 server uptime!
  • No more worrying about load balancing / scalability!
  • No more worrying about web server security!
  • Scalability since we can have as many responses processed in parallel as we need. Since AWS Lambda handles all of the requests
  • 100 function executions per second,and if you scale beyond that you only need to ask Amazon to raise your limit.
  • Inexpensive since we pay by the millisecond.. Not to mention the cost saving on not having to spend time on deployment, operations and maintenance!
  • Maintainability and Ease of Use
  • Easy to deploy.- deployed in a single command

Challenges of Zappa

  • Integration with the other services of the cloud platform is often said to raise an issue.

To learn more of zappa, which I am sure you would want to, check out these sites:

16
Jun

Free Tensorflow eBooks

Tensorflow considered one of most used Machine Learning library offered by Google. It is fast, flexible and easy for beginners as well as professionals. Below is the list of free Tensorflow ebooks with their download link curated from different sources. Hope, you will find them useful in preparing for Tensorflow.

  • Building Machine Learning Projects with TensorFlow [Download]
  • Deep Learning with TensorFlow [Download]
  • Getting Started with TensorFlow [Download]
  • Hands-On Deep Learning with TensorFlow [Download]
  • Hands-On Machine Learning with Scikit-Learn and TensorFlow [Download]
  • Learning TensorFlow A Guide to Building Deep Learning Systems [Download]
  • TensorFlow 1.x Deep Learning Cookbook [Download]
  • TensorFlow for Deep Learning From Linear Regression to Reinforcement Learning [Download]
  • TensorFlow For Machine Intelligence [Download]
  • TensorFlow Machine Learning Cookbook [Download]

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16
Jun

Free Machine Learning Ebooks

Below is a list of free Machine Learning Ebooks with their download link curated from different sources. There are in different formats like mobi, epub and pdf. In case, you don’t have mobi or epub reader please download it separately to view those files. I expect you must be having pdf viewer. Below mentioned books are not only associated with specific language or profile. Hope, you will find them useful in preparing for Machine Learning.

  • A Course in Machine Learning [Download]
  • Advanced Machine Learning with Python [Download]
  • Big Data, Data Mining, and Machine Learning [Download]
  • Building Intelligent Systems – A Guide to Machine Learning Engineering [Download]
  • Designing Machine Learning Systems with Python [Download]
  • Introduction to Machine Learning with Python [Download]
  • Introduction To Python Programming – Beginner’s Guide To Computer Programming And Machine Learning [Download]
  • Large Scale Machine Learning with Python [Download]
  • Large Scale Machine Learning with Spark [Download]
  • Learning Generative Adversarial Networks [Download]
  • Learning NumPy Array [Download]
  • Machine Learning – Hands-On for Developers and Technical Professionals [Download]
  • Machine Learning – Jason Bell [Download]
  • Machine Learning for Developers [Download]
  • Machine Learning for Email [Download]
  • Machine Learning for Hackers [Download]
  • Machine Learning for the Web [Download]
  • Machine Learning in Action [Download]
  • Machine Learning in Java [Download]
  • Machine Learning Using C# Succinctly [Download]
  • Machine Learning with Spark [Download]
  • Machine Learning with TensorFlow [Download]
  • Mastering .NET Machine Learning [Download]
  • Mastering Machine Learning with Python in Six Steps [Download]
  • Mastering Machine Learning with scikit-learn – Second Edition [Download]
  • Mastering Scala Machine Learning [Download]
  • Microsoft Azure Machine Learning [Download]
  • Neural Network Programming with Java [Download]
  • Neural Networks Using C# Succinctly [Download]
  • Practical Machine Learning with H2O – Powerful, Scalable Techniques for Deep Learning and AI [Download]
  • Practical Machine Learning [Download]
  • Practical Reinforcement Learning [Download]
  • Python – Deeper Insights into Machine Learning [Download]
  • Python for Probability, Statistics, and Machine Learning [Download]
  • Python Machine Learning Blueprints [Download]
  • Python Machine Learning By Example [Download]
  • Python Machine Learning Case Studies [Download]
  • Python Machine Learning Cookbook – Early Release [Download]
  • Python Machine Learning Cookbook [Download]
  • Python Machine Learning [Download]
  • Python Real World Machine Learning [Download]
  • Quantum Machine Learning – Peter Wittek [Download]
  • Real-World Machine Learning [Download]
  • Reinforcement Learning – With Open AI, TensorFlow and Keras Using Python [Download]
  • Scala for Machine Learning [Download]
  • scikit-learn Cookbook – Second Edition [Download]
  • Thoughtful Machine Learning with Python A Test-Driven Approach [Download]
  • Thoughtful Machine Learning with Python [Download]
  • Using Python to Develop Analytics, Control and Machine Learning Products [Download]
  • What You Need to Know about Machine Learning [Download]
  • What You Need to Know about R [Download]

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