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Yan Cui

Developer Advocate @ Lumigo


Yan is an experienced engineer who has run production workload at scale in AWS for over 10 years. He has been an architect and principal engineer with a variety of industries ranging from banking, e-commerce, sports streaming to mobile gaming. Yan is an AWS Serverless Hero and a regular speaker at tech conferences worldwide. He is also the author of Production-Ready Serverless by Manning and keeps an active blog at

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How we built a social network in 4 weeks with GraphQL and Serverless

You get great velocity without sacrificing quality and reliability when you combine Serverless and GraphQL. It’s really the best of both worlds. In this talk, Yan Cui shares his experience of building a new social network for university students in just 4 weeks, using AppSync, Lambda and Algolia.