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Using the EC2 Serial Console to access the Microsoft Server boot manager to fix and debug boot failures

This post is written by Pallavi Ravishankar a Senior Product Manager and Jason Nicholls an Enterprise Solutions Architect. Failure management is a key part of the reliability pillar within the AWS Well-Architected Framework. But things fail, and operating systems are no exception. An operating system update, application update, a misconfiguration, missing driver, or incorrect security […]

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Building serverless applications with streaming data: Part 1

In this post, I introduce the Alleycat racing application for processing streaming data. I explain the virtual racing logic and provide an overview of the application architecture. I summarize the deployment process for the different parts of the solution and show how to test the frontend once the deployment is complete.

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Using BatchSize in a SAM template

Operating Lambda: Performance optimization – Part 3

This post is the final part in a 3-part series on performance optimization in Lambda. The Lambda service makes frequent performance improvements in the underlying hardware, software, and architecture of the service. This post identifies the parts of the Lambda lifecycle where developers can make the most impact on performance.

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Architecture highlighting nearly continuous, real-time data replication from on-premises to AWS Outposts.

Architecting for DR on AWS Outposts with CloudEndure

This post is written by Scott Howe – Sr. Secure Hybrid Edge Solutions Architect and Schneider Larbi – Sr. Partner Solutions Architect (VMware & Outposts) AWS Outposts is a fully managed offering that extends AWS infrastructure into your data center to facilitate workloads requiring local processing, data residency, minimal application latency, and 2-step migration journeys.  Due […]

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Register now for the Serverless Live virtual event

The AWS Serverless team is excited to bring you the second annual serverless-first event, Serverless Live, on May 19. We’ll be livestreaming technical deep dives, demos, and live Q&A to help you get the most out of the cloud. The event opens with a keynote by Adrian Cockcroft, VP of Sustainability Architecture. It’s followed by […]

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Operating Lambda: Isolating and resolving issues

This blog post outlines a general approach to debugging Lambda performance issues and errors. This provides a repeatable process for isolating and resolving problems in your serverless workloads. Using the walkthrough of the Coffee Lookup application, I show how to reproduce a production bug, isolate the cause of errors, and then isolate the performance issue.

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Scaling your applications faster with EC2 Auto Scaling Warm Pools

This post is contributed by Scott Horsfield, Principal Solutions Architect for EC2 Scalability, Surabhi Agarwal,  Senior Product Manager for EC2 Auto Scaling, and Chad Schmutzer, Principal Developer Advocate for Amazon EC2. Customers have been using EC2 Auto Scaling to architect sophisticated, scalable, and robust applications on the AWS Cloud for over a decade. Launched in […]

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Launching a WordPress Website using Amazon Lightsail Containers

This post is written by Benjamin Gardiner, Partner Solutions Architect. Amazon Lightsail is a great way to get familiar with AWS. Lightsail simplifies the deployment of instances, databases, load balancers, CDNs, and now also containers. In this post I demonstrate how easy it is to launch a WordPress website using Lightsail containers and a Lightsail […]

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