AWS Compute Blog

Chris Munns

Author: Chris Munns

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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ICYMI: Serverless Q4 2018

This post is courtesy of Eric Johnson, Senior Developer Advocate – AWS Serverless Welcome to the fourth edition of the AWS Serverless ICYMI (in case you missed it) quarterly recap. Every quarter, we share all of the most recent product launches, feature enhancements, blog posts, webinars, Twitch live streams, and other interesting things that you […]

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Announcing WebSocket APIs in Amazon API Gateway

This post is courtesy of Diego Magalhaes, AWS Senior Solutions Architect – World Wide Public Sector-Canada & JT Thompson, AWS Principal Software Development Engineer – Amazon API Gateway Starting today, you can build bidirectional communication applications using WebSocket APIs in Amazon API Gateway without having to provision and manage any servers. HTTP-based APIs use a request/response […]

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Announcing nested applications for AWS SAM and the AWS Serverless Application Repository

Serverless application architectures enable you to break large projects into smaller, more manageable services that are highly reusable and independently scalable, secured, and evolved over time. As serverless architectures grow, we have seen common patterns that get reimplemented across companies, teams, and projects, hurting development velocity and leading to wasted effort. We have made it […]

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