Posted On: Aug 5, 2021

AWS Lambda customers in the AWS GovCloud (US) Regions can now provision Lambda functions with a maximum of 10,240 MB (10 GB) of memory, a more than 3x increase compared to the previous limit of 3,008 MB. With larger functions, customers can now more easily use AWS Lambda for workloads such as batch, extract, transform, load (ETL) jobs, and media processing applications that need to perform memory intensive operations at scale.

Since Lambda allocates CPU power proportional to the amount of memory provisioned, customers now have access to up to 6 vCPUs. This helps compute intensive applications like machine learning, modelling, genomics, and high-performance computing (HPC) application perform faster.

To get started, customers can configure between 128 MB and 10,240 MB of memory for new or existing Lambda functions via the AWS Management Console, AWS Command Line Interface (CLI), AWS SDK, and AWS Serverless Application Model (SAM).

To learn more, see the AWS Lambda documentation.