AWS Compute Blog

Supporting AWS Graviton2 and x86 instance types in the same Auto Scaling group

This post is written by Tyler Lynch, Sr. Solutions Architect – EdTech, and Praneeth Tekula, Technical Account Manager. As customers seek performance improvements and to cost optimize their workloads, they are evaluating and adopting AWS Graviton2 based instances. This post provides instructions on how to configure your Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling group (ASG) to use […]

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Analyzing Freshdesk data using Amazon EventBridge and Amazon Athena

This post is written by Shashi Shankar, Application Architect, Shared Delivery Teams Freshdesk is an omnichannel customer service platform by Freshworks. It provides automation services to help speed up customer support processes. The Freshworks connector to Amazon EventBridge allows real time streaming of Freshdesk events with minimal configuration and setup. This integration provides real-time insights […]

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Caching data and configuration settings with AWS Lambda extensions

This post is written by Hari Ohm Prasath Rajagopal, Senior Modernization Architect and Vamsi Vikash Ankam, Technical Account Manager In this post, I show how to build a flexible in-memory AWS Lambda caching layer using Lambda extensions. Lambda functions use REST API calls to access the data and configuration from the cache. This can reduce […]

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Better performance for less: AWS continues to beat Azure on SQL Server price/performance

By Fred Wurden, General Manager, AWS Enterprise Engineering (Windows, VMware, RedHat, SAP, Benchmarking) AWS R5b.8xlarge delivers better performance at lower cost than Azure E64_32s_v4 for a SQL Server workload In this blog, we will review a recent benchmark that Principled Technologies published on 2/25. The benchmark found that an Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) […]

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Reference architecture

Building a serverless multi-player game that scales

This post introduces the Simple Trivia Service, a single- and multi-player game built using a serverless-first architecture on AWS. I cover different solutions that you can use to enable connectivity from your game client to a serverless-first backend for both single- and multi-player games.

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AWS Lambda

Operating Lambda: Application design – Part 3

This post discusses choosing and managing runtimes, the effect on performance, and how you can use multiple runtimes within a single serverless application. It explains the networking model and whether a Lambda function must have access to a customer VPC or can run with the default VPC configuration. It also compares the different invocation modes for Lambda functions.

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