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Category: Serverless

eventbridge architecture

Building an event-driven application with Amazon EventBridge

In event-driven architecture, services interact with each other through events. An event is something that happened in your application (for example, an item was put into a cart, a new order was placed). Events are JSON objects that tell you information about something that happened in your application. In event-driven architecture, each component of the […]

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sync vs async

Getting Started with Event-Driven Architecture

In modern application development, event-driven architecture is becoming more prominent because it can make building applications in the cloud easier. Event-driven architecture can allow you to decouple your services, which increases developer velocity, and can make it easier for you to debug applications. It also can help remove the bottleneck that occurs when features expand […]

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Calendar

ICYMI: Serverless Q1 2022

Welcome to the 17th edition of the AWS Serverless ICYMI (in case you missed it) quarterly recap. Every quarter, we share all 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, check out what happened […]

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Optimizing AWS Lambda function performance for Java

This post is written by Mark Sailes, Senior Specialist Solutions Architect. This blog post shows how to optimize the performance of AWS Lambda functions written in Java, without altering any of the function code. It shows how Java virtual machine (JVM) settings affect the startup time and performance. You also learn how you can benchmark […]

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Solution architecture

Using AWS Step Functions and Amazon DynamoDB for business rules orchestration

In this post, you learned how to leverage an orchestration framework using Step Functions, Lambda, DynamoDB, and API Gateway to build an API backed by an open-source Drools rules engine, running on a container. Try this solution for your cloud native business rules orchestration use-case.

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Lambda function retrieving database credentials from an external source

Choosing the right solution for AWS Lambda external parameters

This post is written by Thomas Moore, Solutions Architect, Serverless. When using AWS Lambda to build serverless applications, customers often need to retrieve parameters from an external source at runtime. This allows you to share parameter values across multiple functions or microservices, providing a single source of truth for updates. A common example is retrieving […]

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Overview

Sending events to Amazon EventBridge from AWS Organizations accounts

This blog post shows how to use AWS Organizations to organize your application’s accounts by using organization units and how to centralize event management using Amazon EventBridge across accounts in the organization. A fully automated solution is provided to ensure that adding new accounts to the organization unit is efficient.

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