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Optimizing costs with the AWS Lambda Power Tuning tool

Optimizing the cost of serverless web applications

Web application backends are one of the most popular workload types for serverless applications. The pay-per-value model works well for this type of workload. As traffic grows, it’s important to consider the design choices and service configurations used to optimize your cost.

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Building Extensions for AWS Lambda – In preview

AWS Lambda is announcing a preview of Lambda Extensions, a new way to easily integrate Lambda with your favorite monitoring, observability, security, and governance tools. Extensions enable tools to integrate deeply into the Lambda execution environment to control and participate in Lambda’s lifecycle. This simplified experience makes it easier for you to use your preferred […]

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AWS Lambda execution environment with the Extensions API

Introducing AWS Lambda Extensions – In preview

AWS Lambda is announcing a preview of Lambda Extensions, a new way to easily integrate Lambda with your favorite monitoring, observability, security, and governance tools. In this post I explain how Lambda extensions work, how you can begin using them, and the extensions from AWS Lambda Ready Partners that are available today. Extensions help solve […]

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Fault-tolerant microservices architecture

Building resilient serverless patterns by combining messaging services

Queues, publish/subscribe services, and event buses are important parts of a resilient, well-architected serverless application. These are provided in AWS by SQS, SNS, and EventBridge.

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SNS fanout to Lambda functions

Choosing between messaging services for serverless applications

Messaging is an important part of serverless applications and AWS services provide queues, publish/subscribe, and event routing capabilities. This post reviews the main features of SNS, SQS, and EventBridge and how they provide different capabilities for your workloads.

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Create and attach HTTP API authorizer

Introducing IAM and Lambda authorizers for Amazon API Gateway HTTP APIs

Amazon API Gateway HTTP APIs enable you to create RESTful APIs with lower latency and lower cost than API Gateway REST APIs. The API Gateway team is continuing work to improve and migrate popular REST API features to HTTP APIs. We are adding two of the most requested features, AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) […]

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Select the type of Savings Plan

Introducing queued purchases for Savings Plans

This blog post is contributed by Idan Maizlits, Sr. Product Manager, Savings Plans AWS now provides the ability for you to queue purchases of Savings Plans by specifying a time, up to 3 years in the future, to carry out those purchases. This blog reviews how you can queue purchases of Savings Plans. In November […]

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Creating an EC2 instance in the AWS Wavelength Zone

Creating an EC2 instance in the AWS Wavelength Zone This blog post is contributed by Saravanan Shanmugam, Lead Solution Architect, AWS Wavelength AWS announced Wavelength at re:Invent 2019 in partnership with Verizon in US, SK Telecom in South Korea, KDDI in Japan, and Vodafone in UK and Europe. Following the re:Invent 2019 announcement, on August […]

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