AWS Compute Blog

Category: Java

Starting up faster with AWS Lambda SnapStart

This blog written by Tarun Rai Madan, Sr. Product Manager, AWS Lambda, Mike Danilov, Sr. Principal Engineer, AWS Lambda, and Colm MacCárthaigh, VP/Distinguished Engineer, EC2. AWS Lambda SnapStart is a new performance optimization developed by AWS that can significantly improve the startup time for applications. Announced at AWS re:Invent 2022, the first capability to feature […]

Steps to create the application custom runtime

Build a custom Java runtime for AWS Lambda

This post is written by Christian Müller, Principal AWS Solutions Architect and Maximilian Schellhorn, AWS Solutions Architect When running applications on AWS Lambda, you have the option to use either one of the managed runtime versions that AWS provides or bring your own custom runtime. The following blog post provides a walkthrough of how you […]

KeyStore and TrustStore

Implementing mutual TLS for Java-based AWS Lambda functions

This post is written by Dhiraj Mahapatro, Senior Specialist SA, Serverless and Christian Mueller, Principal Solutions Architect Modern secure applications establish network connections to other services through HTTPS. This ensures that the application connects to the right party and encrypts the data before sending it over the network. You might not want unauthenticated users to […]

Java 11 runtime now available in AWS Lambda

We are excited to announce that you can now develop your AWS Lambda functions using the Java 11 runtime. Start using this runtime today by specifying a runtime parameter value of java11 when creating or updating your Lambda functions. The Java 11 runtime does not introduce any changes in Lambda’s programming model, such as handler […]

Re-affirming Long-Term Support for Java in Amazon Linux

In light of Oracle’s recent announcement indicating an end to free long-term support for OpenJDK after January 2019, we re-affirm that the OpenJDK 8 and OpenJDK 11 Java runtimes in Amazon Linux 2 will continue to receive free long-term support from Amazon until at least June 30, 2023. We are collaborating and contributing in the […]

From Framework to Function: Deploying AWS Lambda Functions for Java 8 using Apache Maven Archetype

As a serverless computing platform that supports Java 8 runtime, AWS Lambda makes it easy to run any type of Java function simply by uploading a JAR file. To help define not only a Lambda serverless application but also Amazon API Gateway, Amazon DynamoDB, and other related services, the AWS Serverless Application Model (SAM) allows […]