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Category: AWS Lambda

Visualizing AWS Step Functions workflows from the AWS Batch console

This post written by Dhiraj Mahapatro, Senior Specialist SA, Serverless. AWS Step Functions is a low-code visual workflow service used to orchestrate AWS services, automate business processes, and build serverless applications. Step Functions workflows manage failures, retries, parallelization, service integrations, and observability so builders can focus on business logic. AWS Batch is one of the […]

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Accepting API keys as a query string in Amazon API Gateway

This post was written by Ronan Prenty, Sr. Solutions Architect and Zac Burns, Cloud Support Engineer & API Gateway SME Amazon API Gateway is a fully managed service that makes it easier for developers to create, publish, maintain, monitor, and secure APIs at any scale. APIs act as the front door to applications and allow […]

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Q3 calendar

ICYMI: Serverless Q3 2021

Welcome to the 15th 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!

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Blurred faces output

Creating a serverless face blurring service for photos in Amazon S3

A serverless face blurring service can provide a simpler way to process photos in workloads with large amounts of traffic. This post introduces an example application that blurs faces when images are saved in an S3 bucket. The S3 PutObject event invokes a Lambda function that uses Amazon Rekognition to detect faces and GraphicsMagick to process the images.

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Schema validation

Managing federated schema with AWS Lambda and Amazon S3

Schema Management is a non-trivial challenge in federated GQL systems. The highest risk to your system availability comes with the potential of introducing breaking schema change by one of the graphlets. Your system cannot serve any requests after that. There is the problem of the delayed feedback loop for the engineers working on schema changes and the impact of schema composition during runtime on the service latency.

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new testing pyramid

Getting started with testing serverless applications

Testing is an essential step in the software development lifecycle. Through the different types of tests, you validate user experience, performance, and detect bugs in your code. Features should not be considered done until all of the corresponding tests are written. The distributed nature of serverless architectures separates your application logic from other concerns like […]

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