AWS Architecture Blog

Category: Serverless

Scalable modular applications

Architecting for Reliable Scalability

Cloud solutions architects should ideally “build today with tomorrow in mind,” meaning their solutions need to cater to current scale requirements as well as the anticipated growth of the solution. This growth can be either the organic growth of a solution or it could be related to a merger and acquisition type of scenario, where […]

Read More
Nielsen Marketing Cloud

Nielsen: Processing 55TB of Data Per Day with AWS Lambda

Earlier this year, I went into the studio with Opher Dubrovsky from Nielsen Marketing Cloud (a data management platform) to record an episode of This is My Architecture about Big Data architecture. In preparation for the recording and during my initial conversations with Opher, I realized that there is an amazing story here that can […]

Read More
Java Solution Overview

Field Notes: Monitoring the Java Virtual Machine Garbage Collection on AWS Lambda

When you want to optimize your Java application on AWS Lambda for performance and cost the general steps are: Build, measure, then optimize! To accomplish this, you need a solid monitoring mechanism. Amazon CloudWatch and AWS X-Ray are well suited for this task since they already provide lots of data about your AWS Lambda function. […]

Read More
Fundbox

Fundbox: Simplifying Ways to Query and Analyze Data by Different Personas

Fundbox is a leading technology platform focused on disrupting the $21 trillion B2B commerce market by building the world’s first B2B payment and credit network. With Fundbox, sellers of all sizes can quickly increase average order volumes (AOV) and improve close rates by offering more competitive net terms and payment plans to their SMB buyers. […]

Read More
Cloud with lock on it

Architecting Secure Serverless Applications

Introduction Cloud security at AWS is our top priority, and we have a deep set of cloud security tools consisting of more than 200 security, compliance, and governance services and key features. It’s why a broad set of customers — from enterprises, to the public sector, to startups — continue to rely on the capabilities […]

Read More
Common use cases with different data flows through AWS Serverless services

Liberty IT Adopts Serverless Best Practices Using AWS Cloud Development Kit

This post was co-written with Matthew Coulter, Lead Technical Architect of Global Risk at Liberty Mutual Liberty IT Solutions, part of Liberty Mutual Group, has been using AWS CloudFormation to deploy serverless applications on AWS for the last four years. These deployments typically involve defining, integrating, and monitoring services such as AWS Lambda, Amazon API […]

Read More
Architecture of the application

Field Notes: Optimize your Java application for AWS Lambda with Quarkus

This blog post is a continuation of an existing article about optimizing your Java application for Amazon ECS with Quarkus. In this blog post, we examine the benefits of Quarkus in the context of AWS Lambda. Quarkus is a framework that uses the Open Java Development Kit (OpenJDK) with GraalVM and over 50 libraries like RESTEasy, Vertx, Hibernate, […]

Read More
1 Architecture of the complete Live-To-VOD solution

Field Notes: Create a Serverless Live-to-VOD Workflow with AWS Elemental

Many of our customers in the entertainment industry are transforming their business structure from a traditional broadcasting model to a digital media and online content distribution platform. Many shows and sport events are streamed live online and users expect to be able to catch up and rewatch content immediately after it airs. This demand creates […]

Read More

Serverless Stream-Based Processing for Real-Time Insights

Building on our previous posts regarding messaging patterns and queue-based processing, we now explore stream-based processing and how it helps you achieve low-latency, near real-time data processing in your applications. AWS offers two managed services for streaming, Amazon Kinesis and Amazon Managed Streaming for Apache Kafka (Amazon MSK). What is streaming data? At AWS, we […]

Read More
app integration - benefits

Application Integration Using Queues and Messages

In previous blog posts in this messaging series, we provided an overview of messaging and we also explained the common characteristics to consider when  evaluating messaging channel technologies. In this post, we will explain some of the semantics of queue-based processing, its use in designing flexible systems, and how to apply it to your use […]

Read More