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Chris Munns

Author: Chris Munns

Chris Munns is the lead Developer Advocate for Serverless Applications at Amazon Web Services based in New York City. Chris works with AWS's developer customers to understand how serverless technologies can drastically change the way they think about building and running applications at potentially massive scale with minimal operations overhead. Prior to this role, Chris was the global Business Development Manager for DevOps at AWS, spent a few years as a Solutions Architect at AWS, and has held senior operations engineering posts at Etsy, Meetup, and other NYC based startups. Chris has a Bachelor of Science in Applied Networking and System Administration from the Rochester Institute of Technology.

Migrating a SharePoint application using the AWS Server Migration Service

This post is contributed by Ashwini Rudra, Solutions Architect; Rajesh Rathod, Sr. Product Manager; Vivek Chawda, Senior Software Engineer, EC2 Enterprise Many AWS customers are migrating on-premises SharePoint workloads to AWS for greater reliability, faster performance, and lower costs. While planning the migration, customers are looking for tools and methodologies that reduce the time to […]

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Using AWS ParallelCluster with a serverless API

This post is contributed by Dario La Porta, AWS Senior Consultant – HPC AWS ParallelCluster simplifies the creation and the deployment of HPC clusters. 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. AWS Lambda automatically runs your code without requiring you to […]

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Coming soon: Updated Lambda states lifecycle for VPC networking

On November 27, we announced that AWS Lambda now includes additional attributes in the function information returned by several Lambda API actions to better communicate the current “state” of your function, when they are being created or updated. In our post “Tracking the state of AWS Lambda functions”, we covered the various states your Lambda […]

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Tracking the state of AWS 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 – March 31, 2020: We have fully rolled out the changes to the following additional Regions to those mentioned below: AWS GovCloud (US-West) and AWS GovCloud (US-East). Update – November 28, 2019: We have fully rolled out the changes to the following additional Region to those mentioned below: Middle East (Bahrain). Update – November 25, 2019: We have fully […]

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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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