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Category: AWS Lambda

Indexing Amazon DynamoDB Content with Amazon Elasticsearch Service Using AWS Lambda

NOTE: It was recently brought to our attention that this post contains instructions that reference a now deprecated Lambda blueprint. We are in the process of updating this post to correct this. A lot of AWS customers have adopted Amazon DynamoDB for its predictable performance and seamless scalability. The main querying capabilities of DynamoDB are centered around […]

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Building a Dynamic DNS for Route 53 using CloudWatch Events and Lambda

Introduction   Dynamic registration of resource records is useful when you have instances that are not behind a load balancer that you would like to address by a host name and domain suffix of your choosing, rather than the default <region>.compute.internal or ec2.internal. In this post, we explore how you can use CloudWatch Events and […]

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Cloudmicro for AWS: Speeding up serverless development at The Coca‑Cola Company

We have a guest blog post today from our friend Patrick Brandt at The Coca‑Cola Company. Patrick and his team have open-sourced an innovative use of Docker containers to encourage rapid local development and testing for applications that use AWS Lambda and Amazon DynamoDB.   Using Cloudmicro to build AWS Lambda and DynamoDB applications on your laptop […]

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Getting Started with JAWS on Amazon Web Services

Nick Corbett, AWS Professional Services, Big Data Consultant Amazon API Gateway and AWS Lambda empower developers to deliver a microservice architecture without managing infrastructure.  Building scalable, secure, and durable applications has never been easier.  However, managing the deployment of a large project is not always easy.  A global app, deployed across multiple AWS regions in […]

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AWS Lambda sessions at re:Invent 2015 – Wrap up

Vyom Nagrani, Sr. Product Manager, AWS Lambda Announcements AWS Lambda announced four new features at re:Invent 2015 Support for Python functions Increased function duration from 60 seconds to 300 seconds Function Versioning & Aliasing Scheduled functions (Cron) – Console only You can read the details for these announcements here. Breakout sessions We had listed the […]

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Dynamic Scaling with EC2 Spot Fleet

Tipu Qureshi, AWS Senior Cloud Support Engineer The RequestSpotFleet API allows you to launch and manage an entire fleet of EC2 Spot Instances with one request. A fleet is a collection of Spot Instances that are all working together as part of a distributed application and providing cost savings. With the ModifySpotFleetRequest API, it’s possible […]

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AWS Lambda sessions at re:Invent 2015

Ajay Nair, Sr. Product Manager, AWS Lambda   If you will be attending re:Invent 2015 in Las Vegas next week, you will have many opportunities to learn more about building applications using AWS Lambda. The Lambda team will be presenting multiple sessions covering new features, as well as deep dives on using Lambda for data […]

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