AWS Compute Blog

Category: Compute

Real World AWS Scalability

This is a guest post from Linda Hedges, Principal SA, High Performance Computing. —– One question we often hear is, “How well will my application scale on AWS?” For high performance computing (HPC) workloads that cross multiple nodes, the cluster network is at the heart of scalability concerns. AWS uses advanced Ethernet networking technology, which, […]

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Ad Hoc Big Data Processing Made Simple with Serverless MapReduce

Sunil Mallya Solutions Architect Big data processing solutions have been using AWS Lambda more lately; customers have been creating solutions such as building metadata indexes for Amazon S3 using Lambda and Amazon DynamoDB and stream processing of data in S3. In this post, I discuss a serverless architecture to run MapReduce jobs using Lambda and […]

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Optimizing Joining Windows Server Instances to a Domain with PowerShell in AWS CloudFormation

Scott Zimmerman AWS Solutions Architect Deploying applications with Active Directory, including Microsoft SharePoint Server and custom .NET applications, can take several minutes and possibly even hours. My colleague Julien Lépine wrote an excellent post, Optimize AWS CloudFormation Templates, about parallelizing Amazon EC2 instance creation in AWS CloudFormation. His post shows a general technique for using […]

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Going Serverless: Migrating an Express Application to Amazon API Gateway and AWS Lambda

Brett Andrews Software Development Engineer Amazon API Gateway recently released three new features that simplify the process of forwarding HTTP requests to your integration endpoint: greedy path variables, the ANY method, and proxy integration types. With this new functionality, it becomes incredibly easy to run HTTP applications in a serverless environment by leveraging the aws-serverless-express […]

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Easier integration with AWS Lambda and Amazon API Gateway

This week, Amazon API Gateway announced three new features that make it easier for you to leverage API Gateway and AWS Lambda to build your serverless applications. First, we now support catch-all path variables. You can define routes such as /store/{proxy+}, where the + symbol tells API Gateway to intercept all requests to the /store/* […]

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Techniques and Tools for Better Serverless API Logging with Amazon API Gateway and AWS Lambda

Ryan Green @ryangtweets Software Development Engineer, API Gateway Developing, testing, and operating Serverless APIs using Amazon API Gateway and AWS Lambda can be made much easier with built-in support for Amazon CloudWatch Logs. In Lambda functions, you can use log statements to send log events to CloudWatch log streams, and API Gateway automatically submits log […]

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Migrating a Native JAVA REST API to a Serverless Architecture with the Lambada Framework for AWS

This is a guest post by Çağatay Gürtürk, the creator of the Lambada framework Serverless computing has become a hot topics since AWS Lambda and Amazon API Gateway started to offer an elegant way to build and deploy REST APIs without needing to maintain 24/7 running servers and infrastructure, with attractive pricing models. Being the […]

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Maintaining a Healthy Email Database with AWS Lambda, Amazon SNS, and Amazon DynamoDB

Reputation in the email world is critical to achieve reasonable deliverability rates (the percentage of emails that arrive to inboxes); if you fall under certain levels, your emails end up in the spam folder or rejected by the email servers. To keep these numbers high, you have to constantly improve your email quality, but most […]

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Authenticating Amazon ECR Repositories for Docker CLI with Credential Helper

This is a guest post from my colleagues Ryosuke Iwanaga and Prahlad Rao. ———————— Developers building and managing microservices and containerized applications using Docker containers require a secure, scalable repository to store and manage Docker images. In order to securely access the repository, proper authentication from the Docker client to the repository is important, but […]

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