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Ask Around Me backend architecture

Building a location-based, scalable, serverless web app – part 2

This post explores the backend architecture of the Ask Around Me application. I compare the cost and features in deciding between REST APIs and HTTP APIs in API Gateway. I introduce geohashing and the npm library used to handle geo-location queries in DynamoDB. And I show how you can build real-time messaging into your web applications using the publish-subscribe pattern with AWS IoT Core.

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The Serverless LAMP stack

Introducing the new Serverless LAMP stack

Update : You can find parts 2, 3, and 4 to this series now. Part 2: Scaling relational databases Part 3: Replacing the web server Part 4: Building a serverless Laravel application This is the first in a series of posts for PHP developers. The series will explain how to use serverless technologies with PHP. […]

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Building for Cost optimization and Resilience for EKS with Spot Instances

This post is contributed by Chris Foote, Sr. EC2 Spot Specialist Solutions Architect Running your Kubernetes and containerized workloads on Amazon EC2 Spot Instances is a great way to save costs. Kubernetes is a popular open-source container management system that allows you to deploy and manage containerized applications at scale. AWS makes it easy to run […]

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cpu graphs

Proactively Monitoring System Performance on Amazon Lightsail Instances

This post is contributed by Mike Coleman, AWS Senior Developer Advocate – Lightsail I commonly hear from customers that they want to be able to proactively identify issues that could affect system performance before they become a problem. For instance, the ability to be alerted before an instance might become unresponsive to a burst in […]

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Architecture diagram for the Step Functions Sample App (Stock Trader) quick start application template

Simplifying application orchestration with AWS Step Functions and AWS SAM

Modern software applications consist of multiple components distributed across many services. AWS Step Functions lets you define serverless workflows to orchestrate these services so you can build and update your apps quickly. Step Functions manages its own state and retries when there are errors, enabling you to focus on your business logic. Now, with support […]

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Lambda scaling up as events queue grows

Building scalable serverless applications with Amazon S3 and AWS Lambda

S3 and Lambda are two highly scalable AWS services that can be powerful when combined in serverless applications. In this post, I summarize many of the patterns shown across this series.

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Multiple AWS accounts in a deployment pipeline

Best practices for organizing larger serverless applications

This blog post provides recommendations for designing and managing code repositories in larger serverless projects, and best practices for deploying releases of production systems.

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Migrating a SharePoint application using the AWS Server Migration Service

This post is contributed by Ashwini Rudra, Solutions Architect; Rajesh Rathod, Sr. Product Manager; Vivek Chawda, Senior Software Engineer, EC2 Enterprise Many AWS customers are migrating on-premises SharePoint workloads to AWS for greater reliability, faster performance, and lower costs. While planning the migration, customers are looking for tools and methodologies that reduce the time to […]

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Running Web Applications on Amazon EC2 Spot Instances

This post is contributed by Isaac Vallhonrat, Sr. EC2 Spot Specialist SA Amazon EC2 Spot Instances allow customers to save up to 90% compared to On-Demand pricing by leveraging spare EC2 capacity. Spot Instances are a perfect fit for fault tolerant workloads that are flexible to run on multiple instance types such as batch jobs, […]

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