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Introducing CloudFront Functions – Run Your Code at the Edge with Low Latency at Any Scale

With Amazon CloudFront, you can securely deliver data, videos, applications, and APIs to your customers globally with low latency and high transfer speeds. To offer a customized experience and the lowest possible latency, many modern applications execute some form of logic at the edge. The use cases for applying logic at the edge can be […]

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Modern Apps Live: Learn Serverless, Containers and More in May

Modern Apps Live is a series of events about modern application development that will be live-streaming on Twitch in May. Session topics include serverless, containers, and mobile and front-end development. If you’re not familiar, modern applications are those that: Can scale quickly to millions of users. Have global availability. Manage a lot of data (we’re talking exabytes of […]

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Introducing Amazon S3 Object Lambda – Use Your Code to Process Data as It Is Being Retrieved from S3

When you store data in Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3), you can easily share it for use by multiple applications. However, each application has its own requirements and may need a different view of the data. For example, a dataset created by an e-commerce application may include personally identifiable information (PII) that is not […]

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New for AWS Lambda – Container Image Support

February 9, 2021: Post updated with the current regional availability of container image support for AWS Lambda. With AWS Lambda, you upload your code and run it without thinking about servers. Many customers enjoy the way this works, but if you’ve invested in container tooling for your development workflows, it’s not easy to use the […]

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Preview: AWS Proton – Automated Management for Container and Serverless Deployments

Today, we are excited to announce the public preview of AWS Proton, a new service that helps you automate and manage infrastructure provisioning and code deployments for serverless and container-based applications. Maintaining hundreds – or sometimes thousands – of microservices with constantly changing infrastructure resources and configurations is a challenging task for even the most […]

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Graph showing Function Duration and Charges for 1M Invocations as Memory Increases

New for AWS Lambda – Functions with Up to 10 GB of Memory and 6 vCPUs

AWS Lambda runs your code on an highly available and scalable compute infrastructure so that you can focus on what you want to build. Do you want to get the advantages of Lambda for workloads that are memory or computationally intensive? Wait no more! Starting today, you can allocate up to 10 GB of memory […]

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New for AWS Lambda – 1ms Billing Granularity Adds Cost Savings

What I like about AWS Lambda is that it lets you run code without provisioning or managing servers, and you pay only for what you use. Since we launched Lambda in 2014, you have been charged for the number of times your code is triggered (requests) and for the time your code executes, rounded up […]

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New – A Shared File System for Your Lambda Functions

July 1, 2020: Post updated to take care that Amazon EFS increased file system minimum throughput, when burst credits are exhausted, to 1 MiB/s. I am very happy to announce that AWS Lambda functions can now mount an Amazon Elastic File System (Amazon EFS), a scalable and elastic NFS file system storing data within and across multiple availability […]

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