AWS Compute Blog

Category: AWS Lambda

Lambda container image support

Working with Lambda layers and extensions in container images

In this post, I explain how to use AWS Lambda layers and extensions with Lambda functions packaged and deployed as container images. Previously, Lambda functions were packaged only as .zip archives. This includes functions created in the AWS Management Console. You can now also package and deploy Lambda functions as container images. You can use […]

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AWS re:Invent 2020

ICYMI: Serverless pre:Invent 2020

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 2020. This post recaps some of the most important releases for serverless developers. re:Invent is virtual and free to all attendees in 2020 – register here. See the complete list of serverless […]

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Solution architecture

Using Amazon SQS dead-letter queues to replay messages

This is courtesy of Alexandre Pinhel, Specialist SA Manager, in collaboration with Guillaume Marchand and Luke Hargreaves, Solutions Architects. Amazon Simple Queue Service (Amazon SQS) is a fully managed message queuing service. It enables you to decouple and scale microservices, distributed systems, and serverless applications. A commonly used feature of Amazon SQS is dead-letter queues. The […]

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New Synchronous Express Workflows for AWS Step Functions

Today, AWS is introducing Synchronous Express Workflows for AWS Step Functions. This is a new way to run Express Workflows to orchestrate AWS services at high-throughput. Developers have been using asynchronous Express Workflows since December 2019 for workloads that require higher event rates and shorter durations. Customers were looking for ways to receive an immediate […]

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Introducing Amazon API Gateway service integration for AWS Step Functions

AWS Step Functions now integrates with Amazon API Gateway to enable backend orchestration with minimal code and built-in error handling. API Gateway is a fully managed service that makes it easy for developers to create, publish, maintain, monitor, and secure APIs at any scale. These APIs enable applications to access data, business logic, or functionality […]

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Tracking the latest server images in Amazon EC2 Image Builder pipelines

This post courtesy of Anoop Rachamadugu, Cloud Architect at AWS The Amazon EC2 Image Builder service helps users to build and maintain server images. The images created by EC2 Image Builder can be used with Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) and on-premises. Image Builder reduces the effort of keeping images up-to-date and secure by providing […]

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Lambda Logs API

Using AWS Lambda extensions to send logs to custom destinations

You can now send logs from AWS Lambda functions directly to a destination of your choice using AWS Lambda Extensions. Lambda Extensions are a new way for monitoring, observability, security, and governance tools to easily integrate with AWS Lambda. For more information, see “Introducing AWS Lambda Extensions”. To help you troubleshoot failures in Lambda functions, […]

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Building Serverless Land: Part 2 – An auto-building static site

In this two-part blog series, I show how serverlessland.com is built. This is a static website that brings together all the latest blogs, videos, and training for AWS serverless. It automatically aggregates content from a number of sources. The content exists in a static JSON file, which generates a new static site each time it […]

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