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Category: AWS Step Functions
Developing a serverless Slack app using AWS Step Functions and AWS Lambda
This blog was written by Sam Wilson, Cloud Application Architect and John Lopez, Cloud Application Architect. Slack, as an enterprise collaboration and communication service, presents opportunities for builders to improve efficiency through implementing custom-written Slack Applications (apps). One such opportunity is to expose existing AWS resources to your organization without your employees needing AWS Management […]
Automating stopping and starting Amazon MWAA environments to reduce cost
This was written by Uma Ramadoss, Specialist Integration Services, and Chandan Rupakheti, Solutions Architect. This blog post shows how you can save cost by automating the stopping and starting of an Amazon Managed Workflows for Apache Airflow (Amazon MWAA) environment. It describes how you can retain the data stored in a metadata database and presents […]
Extending a serverless, event-driven architecture to existing container workloads
The blog explains a way to integrate existing container workload running on AWS Fargate with a new event-driven architecture. You use EventBridge to decouple different services from each other that are built using different compute technologies, languages, and frameworks. Using AWS CDK, you gain the modularity of building services decoupled from each other.
Serverless ICYMI Q1 2023
Welcome to the 21st edition of the AWS Serverless ICYMI (in case you missed it) quarterly recap. Every quarter, we share all the most recent product launches, feature enhancements, blog posts, webinars, live streams, and other interesting things that you might have missed! In case you missed our last ICYMI, check out what happened last […]
Implementing reactive progress tracking for AWS Step Functions
This blog post is written by Alexey Paramonov, Solutions Architect, ISV and Maximilian Schellhorn, Solutions Architect ISV This blog post demonstrates a solution based on AWS Step Functions and Amazon API Gateway WebSockets to track execution progress of a long running workflow. The solution updates the frontend regularly and users are able to track the […]
Implementing architectural patterns with Amazon EventBridge Pipes
This post is written by Dominik Richter (Solutions Architect) Architectural patterns help you solve recurring challenges in software design. They are blueprints that have been used and tested many times. When you design distributed applications, enterprise integration patterns (EIP) help you integrate distributed components. For example, they describe how to integrate third-party services into your […]
Serverless ICYMI Q4 2022
Welcome to the 20th edition of the AWS Serverless ICYMI (in case you missed it) quarterly recap. Every quarter, we share all 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, check out what happened last […]
Chaos experiments using AWS Step Functions and AWS Fault Injection Simulator
This blog post describes how to use Step Functions to orchestrate Fault Injection Simulator (FIS) experiments for EC2 and ECS workloads. Using the workflow in this post as an example, you can build state machines for more AWS FIS experiments.
ICYMI: Serverless pre:Invent 2022
During the last few weeks, the AWS serverless team has been releasing a wave of new features in the build-up to AWS re:Invent 2022. This post recaps some of the most important releases for serverless developers building event-driven applications. AWS Lambda Lambda Support for Node.js 18 You can now develop Lambda functions using the Node.js 18 […]
Introducing cross-account access capabilities for AWS Step Functions
This post demonstrates how to create a Step Functions Express Workflow in one account and call it from a Step Functions Standard Workflow in another account using a new credentials capability of AWS Step Functions.