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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.

Python 3.7 runtime now available in AWS Lambda

This post is courtesy of Shivansh Singh, Partner Solutions Architect – AWS We are excited to announce that you can now develop your AWS Lambda functions using the Python 3.7 runtime. Start using this new version today by specifying a runtime parameter value of “python3.7″ when creating or updating functions. AWS continues to support creating new […]

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Windows @ AWS re:Invent 2018

This post is courtesy of Rodney Bozo, Senior Solutions Architect – Microsoft Technologies – AWS Windows has been a first-class citizen at AWS for over a decade. More enterprises run Windows workloads today on AWS than any other cloud—according to IDC, it’s over 57%, 2X than the next provider. Over this period, we’ve worked with […]

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Support for multi-value parameters in Amazon API Gateway

This post is courtesy of Akash Jain, Partner Solutions Architect – AWS The new multi-value parameter support feature for Amazon API Gateway allows you to pass multiple values for the same key in the header and query string as part of your API request. It also allows you to pass multi-value headers in the API response to implement […]

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Overriding request/response parameters and response status in Amazon API Gateway

This post is courtesy of Akash Jain, Partner Solutions Architect – AWS APIs are driving modern architectures. Many customers are moving their traditional architecture to service-oriented or microservices-based architectures. As part of this transition, you may face a few complex situations. For example, a backend API returns an HTTP status code of 2XX that must […]

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ICYMI: Serverless Q3 2018

Welcome to the third 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 might have missed! If you didn’t see them, catch our Q1 ICYMI and […]

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Investigating spikes in AWS Lambda function concurrency

This post is courtesy of Ian Carlson, Principal Solutions Architect – AWS As mentioned in an earlier post, a key benefit of serverless applications is the ease with which they can scale to meet traffic demands or requests. AWS Lambda is at the core of this platform. Although this flexibility is hugely beneficial for our customers, sometimes […]

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Developing .NET Core AWS Lambda functions

This post is courtesy of Mark Easton, Senior Solutions Architect – AWS One of the biggest benefits of Lambda functions is that they isolate you from the underlying infrastructure. While that makes it easy to deploy and manage your code, it’s critical to have a clearly defined approach for testing, debugging, and diagnosing problems. There’s […]

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ICYMI: Serverless Q2 2018

The better-late-than-never edition! Welcome to the second 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 might have missed! The second quarter of 2018 flew by […]

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Protecting your API using Amazon API Gateway and AWS WAF — Part 2

This post courtesy of Heitor Lessa, AWS Specialist Solutions Architect – Serverless In Part 1 of this blog, we described how to protect your API provided by Amazon API Gateway using AWS WAF. In this blog, we show how to use API keys between an Amazon CloudFront distribution and API Gateway to secure access to […]

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