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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 […]

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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 […]

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Automating your workload deployments in AWS Local Zones

This blog post is written by Enrico Liguori, SA – Solutions Builder , WWPS Solution Architecture. AWS Local Zones are a type of infrastructure deployment that places compute, storage,and other select AWS services close to large population and industry centers. We now have a total of 32 Local Zones; 15 outside of the US (Bangkok, […]

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Introducing Amazon CodeWhisperer in the AWS Lambda console (In preview)

This blog post is written by Mark Richman, Senior Solutions Architect. Today, AWS is launching a new capability to integrate the Amazon CodeWhisperer experience with the AWS Lambda console code editor. Amazon CodeWhisperer is a machine learning (ML)–powered service that helps improve developer productivity. It generates code recommendations based on their code comments written in […]

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Simplifying serverless best practices with AWS Lambda Powertools for TypeScript

This blog post is written by Sara Gerion, Senior Solutions Architect. Development teams must have a shared understanding of the workloads they own and their expected behaviors to deliver business value fast and with confidence. The AWS Well-Architected Framework and its Serverless Lens provide architectural best practices for designing and operating reliable, secure, efficient, and cost-effective […]

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Extending PowerShell on AWS Lambda with other services

This post expands on the functionality introduced with the PowerShell custom runtime for AWS Lambda. The previous blog explains how the custom runtime approach makes it easier to run Lambda functions written in PowerShell. You can add additional functionality to your PowerShell serverless applications by importing PowerShell modules, which are shareable packages of code. Build your own […]