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Chris Munns

Author: Chris Munns

Tracking the state of Lambda functions

AWS Lambda functions often require resources from other AWS services in order to execute successfully, such as AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) roles or Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (Amazon VPC) network interfaces. When you create or update a function, Lambda provisions the required resources on your behalf that enable your function to execute. In […]

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Update: Issue affecting HashiCorp Terraform resource deletions after the VPC Improvements to AWS Lambda

On September 3, 2019, we announced an exciting update that improves the performance, scale, and efficiency of AWS Lambda functions when working with Amazon VPC networks. You can learn more about the improvements in the original blog post. These improvements represent a significant change in how elastic network interfaces (ENIs) are configured to connect to […]

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Automating your lift-and-shift migration at no cost with CloudEndure Migration

This post is courtesy of Gonen Stein, Head of Product Strategy, CloudEndure  Acquired by AWS in January 2019, CloudEndure offers a highly automated migration tool to simplify and expedite rehost (lift-and-shift) migrations. AWS recently announced that CloudEndure Migration is now available to all customers and partners at no charge. Each free CloudEndure Migration license provides 90 […]

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Announcing improved VPC networking for AWS Lambda functions

Update – November 25, 2019: We have fully rolled out the changes to the following additional Regions to those mentioned below: US East (N. Virginia), US West (Oregon), Canada (Central), EU (London), EU (Stockholm), and Asia Pacific (Hong Kong). All AWS accounts in these Regions will see the improvements outlined in the original post. Update – […]

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New: Using Amazon EC2 Instance Connect for SSH access to your EC2 Instances

This post is courtesy of Saloni Sonpal – Senior Product Manager – Amazon EC2 Today, AWS is introducing Amazon EC2 Instance Connect, a new way to control SSH access to your EC2 instances using AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM). About Amazon EC2 Instance Connect While infrastructure as code (IaC) tools such as Chef and Puppet […]

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Updated timeframe for the upcoming AWS Lambda and AWS Lambda@Edge execution environment update

On May 14th we announced an upcoming update to the AWS Lambda and AWS Lambda@Edge execution environments. In that announcement we shared that we are updating the execution environment to a more recent version of Amazon Linux. This newer execution environment brings updates that offer improvements in capabilities, performance, security, and updated packages that your […]

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Upcoming updates to the AWS Lambda and AWS Lambda@Edge execution environment

NOTE: On May 23 we announced an update to the timeframe seen below. AWS Lambda was first announced at AWS re:Invent 2014. Amazon CTO Werner Vogels highlighted the aspect of needing to run no servers, no instances, nothing, you just write your code. In 2016, we announced the launch of Lambda@Edge, which lets you run […]

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Creating an AWS Batch environment for mixed CPU and GPU genomics workflows

This post is courtesy of Lee Pang – AWS Technical Business Development  I recently worked with a customer who needed to process a bunch of raw sequence files (FastQs) into Hi-C format (*.hic), which is used for the structural analysis of DNA/chromatin loops and sequence accessibility. The tooling they were interested in using was the Juicer […]

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From Poll to Push: Transform APIs using Amazon API Gateway REST APIs and WebSockets

This post is courtesy of Adam Westrich – AWS Principal Solutions Architect and Ronan Prenty – Cloud Support Engineer Want to deploy a web application and give a large number of users controlled access to data analytics? Or maybe you have a retail site that is fulfilling purchase orders, or an app that enables users to […]

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Deploying a personalized API Gateway serverless developer portal

This post is courtesy of Drew Dresser, Application Architect – AWS Professional Services Amazon API Gateway is a fully managed service that makes it easy for developers to create, publish, maintain, monitor, and secure APIs at any scale. Customers of these APIs often want a website to learn and discover APIs that are available to […]

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