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Using generative infrastructure as code with Application Composer

This post is written by Anna Spysz, Frontend Engineer, AWS Application Composer AWS Application Composer launched in the AWS Management Console one year ago, and has now expanded to the VS Code IDE as part of the AWS Toolkit. This includes access to a generative AI partner that helps you write infrastructure as code (IaC) […]

Request flow for idempotent Lambda function

Implementing idempotent AWS Lambda functions with Powertools for AWS Lambda (TypeScript)

This post is written by Alexander Schüren, Sr Specialist SA, Powertools. One of the design principles of AWS Lambda is to “develop for retries and failures”. If your function fails, the Lambda service will retry and invoke your function again with the same event payload. Therefore, when your function performs tasks such as processing orders […]

SNS topic as event source for Lambda

Implementing AWS Lambda error handling patterns

This post is written by Jeff Chen, Principal Cloud Application Architect, and Jeff Li, Senior Cloud Application Architect Event-driven architectures are an architecture style that can help you boost agility and build reliable, scalable applications. Splitting an application into loosely coupled services can help each service scale independently. A distributed, loosely coupled application depends on […]

Serverless ICYMI Q2 2023

Welcome to the 22nd edition of the AWS Serverless ICYMI (in case you missed it) quarterly recap. Every quarter, we share all the most recent product launches, feature enhancements, blog posts, webinars, live streams, and other interesting things that you might have missed! In case you missed our last ICYMI, check out what happened last […]

Monitor Amazon SNS-based applications end-to-end with AWS X-Ray active tracing

This post is written by Daniel Lorch, Senior Consultant and David Mbonu, Senior Solutions Architect. Amazon Simple Notification Service (Amazon SNS), a messaging service that provides high-throughput, push-based, many-to-many messaging between distributed systems, microservices, and event-driven serverless applications, now supports active tracing with AWS X-Ray. With AWS X-Ray active tracing enabled for SNS, you can […]

Debugging SnapStart-enabled Lambda functions made easy with AWS X-Ray

This post is written by Rahul Popat (Senior Solutions Architect) and Aneel Murari (Senior Solutions Architect)  Today, AWS X-Ray is announcing support for SnapStart-enabled AWS Lambda functions. Lambda SnapStart is a performance optimization that significantly improves the cold startup times for your functions. Announced at AWS re:Invent 2022, this feature delivers up to 10 times faster function startup times for […]

AWS X-Ray trace view

Introducing AWS Lambda Powertools for .NET

CloudWatch and AWS X-Ray offer functionality that provides comprehensive observability for your applications. Lambda Powertools .NET is now generally available. The library helps implement observability when running Lambda functions based on .NET 6 while reducing the amount of custom code.

Using Porting Advisor for Graviton

This blog post is written by Ryan Doty Solutions Architect, AWS and Vishal Manan Sr. SSA, EC2 Graviton , AWS. AWS customers recognize that Graviton-based EC2 instances deliver price-performance benefits but many are concerned about the effort to port existing applications. Porting code from one architecture to another can require investment in time and effort. AWS […]

Implementing architectural patterns with Amazon EventBridge Pipes

This post is written by Dominik Richter (Solutions Architect) Architectural patterns help you solve recurring challenges in software design. They are blueprints that have been used and tested many times. When you design distributed applications, enterprise integration patterns (EIP) help you integrate distributed components. For example, they describe how to integrate third-party services into your […]