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James Beswick

Author: James Beswick

James Beswick is a Principal Developer Advocate for the AWS Serverless Team. He works with AWS's developer customers to understand how serverless technologies can drastically change the way they think about building and running applications at massive scale with minimal administration overhead. Follow James Beswick on Twitter: https://twitter.com/jbesw. Visit https://serverlessland.com for more serverless content.

Advanced application architecture

Converting call center recordings into useful data for analytics

Many businesses operate call centers that record conversations with customers for training or regulatory purposes. These vast collections of audio offer unique opportunities for improving customer service. However, since audio data is mostly unsearchable, it’s usually archived in these systems and never analyzed for insights. Developing machine learning models for accurately understanding and transcribing speech […]

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The AWS Serverless Application Repository adds sharing for AWS Organizations

The AWS Serverless Application Repository (SAR) enables builders to package serverless applications and reuse these within their own AWS accounts, or share with a broader audience. Previously, SAR applications could only be shared with specific AWS account IDs or made publicly available to all users. For organizations with large numbers of AWS accounts, this means […]

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Generating REST APIs from data classes in Python

This post is courtesy of Robert Enyedi – Senior Research Engineer – AI Labs Implementing and managing public APIs is greatly simplified by API Gateway. Among the various features of API Gateway, the ability to import API definitions in the Open API format is powerful. In this post, I show how you can automatically generate REST […]

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Custom access logging

Analyzing API Gateway custom access logs for custom domain names

This post is courtesy of Taka Matsumoto, Cloud Support Engineer, AWS If you are using custom domain names in Amazon API Gateway, it can be useful to gain insights into requests sent to each custom domain name. Although API Gateway provides CloudWatch metrics and options to deliver request logs to Amazon CloudWatch Logs, there is […]

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Sample ATM application architecture

Integrating Amazon EventBridge into your serverless applications

Event-driven architecture enables developers to create decoupled services across applications. When combined with the range of managed services available in AWS, this approach can make applications highly scalable and flexible, with minimal maintenance. Many services in the AWS Cloud produce events, including integrated software as a service (SaaS) applications. Your custom applications can also produce […]

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Segment architecture

Application analytics pipeline with Amazon EventBridge

This post is courtesy of Rajdeep Tarat, Solutions Architect and Venugopal Pai, Solutions Architect Customers across industry verticals collect, analyze, and derive insights from end-user application analytics using solutions such as Google Analytics and MixPanel. While these solutions provide built-in dashboards for marketing analytics, it can be difficult to reuse the raw event data. Setting […]

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EventBridge Content Filtering

Reducing custom code by using advanced rules in Amazon EventBridge

Amazon EventBridge allows you to route events between AWS services, integrated software as a service (SaaS) applications, and your own applications. Event producers publish events onto an event bus, which uses rules to determine where to send those events. The rules can specify one or more targets, which can be other AWS services or Lambda […]

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Provisioned Concurrency ready

New for AWS Lambda – Predictable start-up times with Provisioned Concurrency

Since the launch of AWS Lambda five years ago, thousands of customers such as iRobot, Fender, and Expedia have experienced the benefits of the serverless operational model. Being able to spend less time on managing scaling and availability, builders are increasingly using serverless for more sophisticated workloads with more exacting latency requirements. As customers have […]

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Serverless Application Repository introduces Verified Author badge

Since its launch in February 2018, the AWS Serverless Application Repository (SAR) has become a rich library of components and serverless applications for builders. SAR allows developers to share these applications privately within their own accounts, or publicly with a broader audience. Today, we are excited to announce that SAR authors can now apply for […]

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