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Understanding AWS Lambda scaling and throughput

AWS Lambda provides a serverless compute service that can scale from a single request to hundreds of thousands per second. When designing your application, especially for high load, it helps to understand how Lambda handles scaling and throughput. There are two components to consider: concurrency and transactions/requests per second. Concurrency of a system is the […]

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Automating Amazon EC2-Windows EBS Volumes monitoring and creating alarms

This blog post is written by, Santhosh Kumar Adapa, Database Consultant,  AWS WWCO ProServe,  Jeevan Shetty, Database Consultant, AWS WWCO ProServe, and Bhanu Ganesh Gudivada, Consultant  Databases, AWS WWCO ProServe. Customers who are running fleets of Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) instances use advanced monitoring techniques to observe their operational performance. Capabilities like aggregated and […]

Configuring low latency connectivity between AWS Outposts rack and on-premises data using CoIP

This blog post is written by, Leonardo Azize Martins, Cloud Infrastructure Architect, Professional Services. AWS Outposts rack enables applications that need to run on-premises due to low latency, local data processing, or local data storage needs by connecting Outposts rack to your on-premises network via the local gateway (LGW). Each Outpost rack includes a local […]

Understanding the lifecycle of Amazon EC2 Dedicated Hosts

This post is written by Benjamin Meyer, Sr. Solutions Architect, and Pascal Vogel, Associate Solutions Architect. Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) Dedicated Hosts enable you to run software on dedicated physical servers. This lets you comply with corporate compliance requirements or per-socket, per-core, or per-VM licensing agreements by vendors, such as Microsoft, Oracle, and […]

Implementing Attribute-Based Instance Type Selection using Terraform

This blog post is written by Christian Melendez, Senior Specialist Solutions Architect, Flexible Compute – EC2 Spot and Carlos Manzanedo Rueda, WW SA Leader, Flexible Compute – EC2 Spot. In this blog post we will cover the release of Terraform support for Attribute-Based Instance Type Selection (ABS). ABS simplifies the configuration required to acquire compute […]

CloudWatch Console

Capturing GPU Telemetry on the Amazon EC2 Accelerated Computing Instances

This post is written by Amr Ragab, Principal Solutions Architect EC2. AWS is excited to announce the native integration of monitoring GPU metrics through the CloudWatch Agent. Customers can now easily monitor GPU utilization and its memory to scale their workloads more effectively without custom scripts. In this post, we’ll describe how to allow GPU […]

Workflow architecture

Combining Amazon AppFlow with AWS Step Functions to maximize application integration benefits

This blog post explores how to integrate Amazon AppFlow and AWS Glue using Step Functions to automate your business requirements. You can use AWS Lambda to simplify the configuration phase and reduce state transitions or create complex checks, filters, or even data cleansing and preparation.

Architecture overview - Lambda functions on AWS Outposts

Running AWS Lambda functions on AWS Outposts using AWS IoT Greengrass

This blog post is written by Adam Imeson, Sr. Hybrid Edge Specialist Solution Architect. Today, AWS customers can deploy serverless applications in AWS Regions using a variety of AWS services. Customers can also use AWS Outposts to deploy fully managed AWS infrastructure at virtually any datacenter, colocation space, or on-premises facility. AWS Outposts extends the […]

Lambda layers

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 […]

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Amazon EC2 DL1 instances Deep Dive

This post is written by Amr Ragab, Principal Solutions Architect, Amazon EC2. AWS is excited to announce that the new Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) DL1 instances are now generally available in US-East (N. Virginia) and US-West (Oregon). DL1 provides up to 40% better price performance for training deep learning models as compared to […]