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Category: Serverless

Chris Munns presenting 'Building microservices with AWS Lambda' at re:Invent 2019

ICYMI: Serverless Q4 2019

Welcome to the eighth edition of the AWS Serverless ICYMI (in case you missed it) quarterly recap. Every quarter, we share the most recent product launches, feature enhancements, blog posts, webinars, Twitch live streams, and other interesting things that you might have missed! In case you missed our last ICYMI, checkout what happened last quarter […]

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Using artificial intelligence to detect product defects with AWS Step Functions

Factories that produce a high volume of inventory must ensure that defective products are not shipped. This is often accomplished with human workers on the assembly line or through computer vision. You can build an application that uses a custom image classification model to detect and report back any defects in a product, then takes […]

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Orchestrating a security incident response with AWS Step Functions

In this post I will show how to implement the callback pattern of an AWS Step Functions Standard Workflow. This is used to add a manual approval step into an automated security incident response framework. The framework could be extended to remediate automatically, according to the individual policy actions defined. For example, applying alternative actions, or […]

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ICYMI: Serverless re:Invent re:Cap 2019

In the week before AWS re:Invent 2019 we wrote about a number of service and feature launches leading up to the biggest event of the year for us at AWS. These included new features for AWS Lambda, integrations for AWS Step Functions, and other exciting service and feature launches for related product areas. But this […]

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Example architecture that uses different event types for different delivery channels

Integrating B2B using event notifications with Amazon SNS

This post is courtesy of Murat Balkan, AWS Solutions Architect Event notification patterns are popular among B2B integrations. Their scalable and decoupled structure helps implement complex integration scenarios in a variety of enterprises. This post introduces a generic serverless architecture that applies to external integrations that use event notifications with Amazon SNS and Event Fork Pipelines. […]

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Coming soon: Updated Lambda states lifecycle for VPC networking

On November 27, we announced that AWS Lambda now includes additional attributes in the function information returned by several Lambda API actions to better communicate the current “state” of your function, when they are being created or updated. In our post “Tracking the state of AWS Lambda functions”, we covered the various states your Lambda […]

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New Express Workflows for AWS Step Functions

Today, AWS is introducing Express Workflows for AWS Step Functions. This is a new workflow type to orchestrate AWS services at a higher-throughput than existing workflows. Developers have been using AWS Step Functions since December 2016 to assemble long running workflows to orchestrate AWS Lambda Functions and other serverless services. Customers were looking for better […]

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Create a new HTTP API

Announcing HTTP APIs for Amazon API Gateway

Amazon API Gateway helps developers easily create, publish, and maintain secure APIs at any scale.  API Gateway handles all of the heavy lifting of managing thousands of API calls.  There are no minimum fees and you only pay for the API calls you receive. Announcing the API Gateway HTTP API We talk to customers every day that […]

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Provisioned Concurrency ready

New for AWS Lambda – Predictable start-up times with Provisioned Concurrency

Since the launch of AWS Lambda five years ago, thousands of customers such as iRobot, Fender, and Expedia have experienced the benefits of the serverless operational model. Being able to spend less time on managing scaling and availability, builders are increasingly using serverless for more sophisticated workloads with more exacting latency requirements. As customers have […]

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Using Amazon RDS Proxy with AWS Lambda

The AWS Serverless platform allows you to build applications that automatically scale in response to demand. During periods of high volume, Amazon API Gateway and AWS Lambda scale automatically in response to incoming load. Often developers must access data stored in relational databases from Lambda functions. But it can be challenging to ensure that your Lambda invocations do not overload your […]

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