AWS Compute Blog

Centralized Container Logs with Amazon ECS and Amazon CloudWatch Logs

Containers make it easy to package and share applications but they often run on a shared cluster. So how do you access your application logs for debugging? Fortunately, Docker provides a log driver that lets you send container logs to a central log service, such as Splunk or Amazon CloudWatch Logs. Centralized logging has multiple […]

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A Data Sharing Platform Based on AWS Lambda

Julien Lepine Solutions Architect As developers, one of our top priorities is to build reliable systems; this is a core pillar of the AWS Well Architected Framework. A common pattern to fulfill this goal is to have an architecture built around loosely coupled components. Amazon Kinesis Streams offers an excellent answer for this, as the […]

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Implementing a Serverless AWS IoT Backend with AWS Lambda and Amazon DynamoDB

Ed Lima Cloud Support Engineer Does your IoT device fleet scale to hundreds or thousands of devices? Do you find it somewhat challenging to retrieve the details for multiple devices? AWS IoT provides a platform to connect those devices and build a scalable solution for your Internet of Things workloads. Out of the box, the […]

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Run Containerized Microservices with Amazon EC2 Container Service and Application Load Balancer

This is a guest post from Sathiya Shunmugasundaram, Gnani Dathathreya, and Jeff Storey from the Capital One Technology team. —————– At Capital One, we are rapidly embracing cloud-native microservices architectures and applying them to both existing and new workloads. To advance microservices adoption, increase efficiencies of cloud resources and decouple application layer from the underlying […]

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Redirection in a Serverless API with AWS Lambda and Amazon API Gateway

Ronald Widha @ronaldwidha Partner Solutions Architect Redirection is neither a success nor an error response. You return redirection when the requested resource resides either temporarily or permanently under a different URI. The client needs to issue subsequent calls to the new location in order to retrieve the requested resource. Even though you typically see 302 […]

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Powering Secondary DNS in a VPC using AWS Lambda and Amazon Route 53 Private Hosted Zones

Mark Statham, Senior Cloud Architect When you implement hybrid connectivity between existing on-premises environments and AWS, there are a number of approaches to provide DNS resolution of both on-premises and VPC resources. In a hybrid scenario, you likely require resolution of on-premises resources, AWS services deployed in VPCs, AWS service endpoints, and your own resources […]

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AWS Serverless Chatbot Competition

Today, we are pleased to announce the official AWS Serverless Chatbot competition! Bots on Slack can help your team be more productive and accomplish more tasks. They can help you increase visibility into your operations or help your customers easily get information through a natural, conversational interface. However, building and running bots can be a […]

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Serverless Cross Account Stream Replication Using AWS Lambda, Amazon DynamoDB, and Amazon Kinesis Firehose

This is a guest post by Richard Freeman, Ph.D., a solutions architect and data scientist at JustGiving. JustGiving in their own words: “We are one of the world’s largest social platforms for giving that’s helped 27.7 million users in 196 countries raise $4.1 billion for over 27,000 good causes.” At JustGiving, we want our analysts […]

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AWS Lambda Now Available in Singapore!

We are happy to announce the next step in our regional launch plan has been completed: AWS Lambda is now available in Singapore. With yesterday’s launch, we now have both Amazon API Gateway and AWS Lambda available in Singapore, so you can now use both services together in seven regions: US-WEST-2 US-EAST-1 EU-WEST-1 EU-CENTRAL-1 AP-NORTHEAST-1 […]

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Creating an Enterprise Scheduler Using AWS Lambda and Tagging

Co-authored by Felix Candelario and Benjamin F., AWS Solutions Architects Many companies are looking to optimize their AWS usage and lower operational costs. While production environments are typically well-governed and reach optimal use through services such as Auto Scaling, sometimes development and testing need a different approach. There are a number of ways to schedule […]

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