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Chris Munns presenting 'Building microservices with AWS Lambda' at re:Invent 2019

ICYMI: Serverless Q4 2019

Welcome to the eighth edition of the AWS Serverless ICYMI (in case you missed it) quarterly recap. Every quarter, we share the most recent product launches, feature enhancements, blog posts, webinars, Twitch live streams, and other interesting things that you might have missed! In case you missed our last ICYMI, checkout what happened last quarter […]

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Using artificial intelligence to detect product defects with AWS Step Functions

Factories that produce a high volume of inventory must ensure that defective products are not shipped. This is often accomplished with human workers on the assembly line or through computer vision. You can build an application that uses a custom image classification model to detect and report back any defects in a product, then takes […]

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Orchestrating a security incident response with AWS Step Functions

In this post I will show how to implement the callback pattern of an AWS Step Functions Standard Workflow. This is used to add a manual approval step into an automated security incident response framework. The framework could be extended to remediate automatically, according to the individual policy actions defined. For example, applying alternative actions, or […]

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ICYMI: Serverless re:Invent re:Cap 2019

In the week before AWS re:Invent 2019 we wrote about a number of service and feature launches leading up to the biggest event of the year for us at AWS. These included new features for AWS Lambda, integrations for AWS Step Functions, and other exciting service and feature launches for related product areas. But this […]

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Figure 2 New Express Workflow option

New Express Workflows for AWS Step Functions

Today, AWS is introducing Express Workflows for AWS Step Functions. This is a new workflow type to orchestrate AWS services at a higher-throughput than existing workflows. Developers have been using AWS Step Functions since December 2016 to assemble long running workflows to orchestrate AWS Lambda Functions and other serverless services. Customers were looking for better […]

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Create a new HTTP API

Announcing HTTP APIs for Amazon API Gateway

Amazon API Gateway helps developers easily create, publish, and maintain secure APIs at any scale.  API Gateway handles all of the heavy lifting of managing thousands of API calls.  There are no minimum fees and you only pay for the API calls you receive. Announcing the API Gateway HTTP API We talk to customers every day that […]

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Automating Zendesk With Amazon EventBridge and AWS Step Functions

In July 2019, AWS launched Amazon EventBridge, a serverless event bus that offers third-party software as a service (SaaS) integration capabilities. This service allows applications and AWS services to integrate with each other in near-real time via an event bus. Amazon EventBridge launched with a number of partner integrations, to enable you to quickly connect […]

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ICYMI: Serverless Q3 2019

Welcome to the seventh 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! In case you missed our last ICYMI, checkout what happened last quarter here. […]

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Improving the Getting Started experience with AWS Lambda

Update – October 30, 2019: This experience is now available in the following regions: us-east-1, us-east-2, us-west-1, us-west-2, ap-northeast-1, ab-northeast-2, ap-south-1, ap-southeast-1, ap-southeast-2, ca-central-1, eu-central-1, eu-west-1, eu-west-2, eu-west-3, sa-east-1. Original post from October 3, 2019: A common question from developers is, “How do I get started with creating serverless applications?” Frequently, I point developers to the […]

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Central API account

Architecting multiple microservices behind a single domain with Amazon API Gateway

This post is courtesy of Roberto Iturralde, Solutions Architect. Today’s modern architectures are increasingly microservices-based, with separate engineering teams working independently on services with their own feature requirements and deployment pipelines. The benefits of this approach include increased agility and release velocity. Microservice architectures also come with some challenges, particularly when they make up parts […]

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