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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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Building an AWS IoT Core device using AWS Serverless and an ESP32

Using a simple Arduino sketch, an AWS Serverless Application Repository application, and a microcontroller, you can build a basic serverless workflow for communicating with an AWS IoT Core device. A microcontroller is a programmable chip and acts as the brain of an electronic device. It has input and output pins for reading and writing on […]

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Upcoming changes to the Python SDK in AWS Lambda

Update (March 10, 2020): The deprecation date for the Lambda service to bundle the requests module in the AWS SDK is now January 30, 2021. This blog post describes an upcoming change to the AWS SDK that affects Python developers using the requests module in Botocore. This post explains why the changes are happening, and […]

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Continued support for Python 2.7 on AWS Lambda

The Python Software Foundation (PSF), which is the Python language governing body, ended support for Python 2.7 on January 1, 2020. Additionally, many popular open source software packages also ended their support for Python 2.7 then. What is AWS Lambda doing? We recognize that Python 2 and 3 differ across several core language aspects, and […]

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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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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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Running ANSYS Fluent on Amazon EC2 C5n with Elastic Fabric Adapter (EFA)

Written by: Nicola Venuti, HPC Specialist Solutions Architect  In July 2019 I published: “Best Practices for Running Ansys Fluent Using AWS ParallelCluster.” The first post demonstrated how to launch ANSYS Fluent on AWS using AWS ParallelCluster. In this blog, I discuss a new AWS service: the Elastic Fabric Adapter (EFA).   I also walk you through an example that […]

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Orchestrating an application process with AWS Batch using AWS CloudFormation

This post is written by Sivasubramanian Ramani In many real work applications, you can use custom Docker images with AWS Batch and AWS CloudFormation to execute complex jobs efficiently.   This post provides a file processing implementation using Docker images and Amazon S3, AWS Lambda, Amazon DynamoDB, and AWS Batch. In this scenario, the user […]

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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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