AWS Compute Blog

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How to turn Node.js projects into AWS Lambda microservices easily with ClaudiaJS

This is a guest post by Gojko Adzic, creator of ClaudiaJS   While working on MindMup 2.0, we started moving parts of our API and back-end infrastructure from Heroku to AWS Lambda. The first Lambda function we created required a shell script of about 120 lines of AWS command-line calls to properly set up, and […]

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Building Enterprise Level Web Applications on AWS Lambda with the DEEP Framework

This is a guest post by Eugene Istrati, the co-creator of the DEEP Framework, a full-stack web framework that enables developers to build cloud-native applications using microservices architecture.   From the beginning, Mitoc Group has been building web applications for enterprise customers. We are a small group of developers who are helping customers with their […]

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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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Powering your Amazon ECS Clusters with Spot Fleet

My colleague Drew Dennis sent a nice guest post that shows how to use Amazon ECS with Spot fleet. — There are advantages to using on-demand EC2 instances. However, for many workloads, such as stateless or task-based scenarios that simply run as long as they need to run and are easily replaced with subsequent identical […]

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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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