AWS Compute Blog
Node.js 16.x runtime now available in AWS Lambda
This post is written by Dan Fox, Principal Specialist Solutions Architect, Serverless. You can now develop AWS Lambda functions using the Node.js 16 runtime. This version is in active LTS status and considered ready for general use. To use this new version, specify a runtime parameter value of nodejs16.x when creating or updating functions or by using the appropriate […]
Handling Lambda functions idempotency with AWS Lambda Powertools
Idempotency is a critical piece of serverless architectures and can be difficult to implement. If not done correctly, it can lead to inconsistent data and other issues. This post shows how you can use Lambda Powertools to make Lambda functions idempotent and ensure that critical transactions are handled only once.
Orchestrating high performance computing with AWS Step Functions and AWS Batch
This blog post describes several challenges common to orchestrating HPC workloads. I describe how Step Functions with AWS Batch can solve many of these challenges. I provide a project that contains several sample patterns and show how to deploy and test this in your account.
Introducing global endpoints for Amazon EventBridge
This blog shows how to create an EventBridge global endpoint to improve the availability and reliability of event ingestion of event-driven applications. This example shows how to use the PutEvents in the Python AWS SDK to publish events to a global endpoint.
ICYMI: Serverless Q1 2022
Welcome to the 17th edition of the AWS Serverless ICYMI (in case you missed it) quarterly recap. Every quarter, we share all the most recent product launches, feature enhancements, blog posts, webinars, Twitch live streams, and other interesting things that you might have missed! In case you missed our last ICYMI, check out what happened […]
Using AWS Step Functions and Amazon DynamoDB for business rules orchestration
In this post, you learned how to leverage an orchestration framework using Step Functions, Lambda, DynamoDB, and API Gateway to build an API backed by an open-source Drools rules engine, running on a container. Try this solution for your cloud native business rules orchestration use-case.
Using larger ephemeral storage for AWS Lambda
Serverless developers can now configure the amount of temporary storage available in AWS Lambda functions. This blog post discusses common use cases and walks through an example application that uses larger temporary storage.
Sending events to Amazon EventBridge from AWS Organizations accounts
This blog post shows how to use AWS Organizations to organize your application’s accounts by using organization units and how to centralize event management using Amazon EventBridge across accounts in the organization. A fully automated solution is provided to ensure that adding new accounts to the organization unit is efficient.
Running cross-account workflows with AWS Step Functions and Amazon API Gateway
This blog post provides a step-by-step guide on securely invoking a cross-account Step Functions workflow from a central account using API Gateway as front end. This pattern can be extended to scale workflow executions across different Regions and accounts.
Building serverless multi-Region WebSocket APIs
This blog post shows how to use the AWS serverless platform to build a multi-regional chat application over WebSockets. With the cross-Region event routing of EventBridge the architecture is resilient as well as extensible.