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50% Increase in Memory Capacity for AWS Lambda Functions

Tim Wagner Tim Wagner, AWS Lambda

AWS Lambda has increased the maximum capacity of memory for Lambda functions from 1Gb to 1.5Gb. Setting the memory for a Lambda function implicitly also sets the CPU, network, and other resource allocation, so this means you also have access to more compute power when you choose one of the new larger settings.

You access these settings when you create a function or update its configuration, and the settings are available regardless of whether you use the CLI, SDKs, or console. Here’s what it looks like in the latter:
Tim Wagner

The expanded limits are available in all regions in which Lambda operates. Happy Lambda coding!

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