Amazon EventBridge announces support for wildcard filters in rules

Posted on: Oct 3, 2023

Amazon EventBridge rules now support wildcard filters, which enable you to match any character or sequence of characters within a string in your event payload. For example, you can use wildcards to match against values that end in a specific file type in a directory, such as “dir/*.png”, or contain a specific word, such as “*AcmeCorp*”. Support for wildcards allow you to more precisely specify the types of events you want to consume from an EventBridge Event Bus, opening new use cases and helping to optimize your event consumers.

Amazon EventBridge Event Bus is a serverless event router that enables you to create highly scalable event-driven applications by routing events between your own applications, third-party SaaS applications, and other AWS services. You can set up routing rules to determine where to send your events, allowing for application architectures that react to changes in your systems as they occur. Event Buses make it easier to build event-driven applications by facilitating event ingestion, delivery, security, authorization, and error handling.

Wildcard filters are available across all AWS Regions where Amazon EventBridge is available, including the AWS GovCloud (US) Regions, at no additional costs.

To learn more about Amazon EventBridge, please visit our documentation.