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Category: Amazon Managed Streaming for Apache Kafka (Amazon MSK)

Batching controls with Lambda event source mapping

Introducing AWS Lambda batching controls for message broker services

This post is written by Mithun Mallick, Senior Specialist Solutions Architect. AWS Lambda now supports configuring a maximum batch window for instance-based message broker services to fine tune when Lambda invocations occur. This feature gives you an additional control on batching behavior when processing data. It applies to Amazon Managed Streaming for Apache Kafka (Amazon […]

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Offset lag metric for Amazon MSK as an event source for Lambda

This post written by Adam Wagner, Principal Serverless Solutions Architect. Last year, AWS announced support for Amazon Managed Streaming for Apache Kafka (MSK) and self-managed Apache Kafka clusters as event sources for AWS Lambda. Today, AWS adds a new OffsetLag metric to Lambda functions with MSK or self-managed Apache Kafka event sources. Offset in Apache […]

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Introducing mutual TLS authentication for Amazon MSK as an event source

This post is written by Uma Ramadoss, Senior Specialist Solutions Architect, Integration. Today, AWS Lambda is introducing mutual TLS (mTLS) authentication for Amazon Managed Streaming for Apache Kafka (Amazon MSK) and self-managed Kafka as an event source. Many customers use Amazon MSK for streaming data from multiple producers. Multiple subscribers can then consume the streaming […]

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Setting up NAT Gateway

Setting up AWS Lambda with an Apache Kafka cluster within a VPC

Using resources such as NAT Gateways and VPC endpoints with PrivateLink, you can ensure that your data remains secure while also granting access to resources such as Lambda to help you create a Kafka consumer application. This post provides some tips to help you set up a Lambda function using Kafka as a trigger. It also explains various options available to send data securely.

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Using self-hosted Apache Kafka as an event source for AWS Lambda

Lambda now supports self-hosted Kafka as an event source so you can invoke Lambda functions from messages in Kafka topics to integrate into other downstream serverless workflows. This post shows how to configure a self-hosted Kafka cluster on EC2 and set up the network configuration. I also cover how to set up the event source mapping in Lambda and test a function to decode the messages sent from Kafka.

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