AWS Compute Blog

Scripting Languages for AWS Lambda: Running PHP, Ruby, and Go

NOTE: As of January 15, 2018 Go is now a natively supported language of AWS Lambda. You can read more here: https://aws.amazon.com/blogs/compute/announcing-go-support-for-aws-lambda/ This post courtesy of Dimitrij Zub, Solutions Architect and Raphael Sack, Technical Trainer In our daily work with partners and customers, we see a lot of different amazing skills, expertise and experience in many […]

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Serverless at re:Invent 2016 – Wrap-up

The re:Invent 2016 conference was an exciting week to be working on serverless at AWS. We announced new features like support for C# and dead letter queues, and launched new application constructs with Lambda such as Lambda@Edge, AWS Greengrass, Amazon Lex, and AWS Step Functions. In addition we also added support for surfacing services built […]

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Robust Serverless Application Design with AWS Lambda Dead Letter Queues

Gene Ting, Solutions Architect AWS Lambda is a serverless, event-driven compute service that allows developers to bring their functions to the cloud easily. A key challenge that Lambda developers often face is to create solutions that handle exceptions and failures gracefully. Some examples include: Notifying operations support when a function fails with context Sending jobs […]

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Introducing Blox from Amazon EC2 Container Service

Today we are announcing Blox, a new open source project from the Amazon ECS team that enables users to build custom schedulers and other tooling on top of ECS. Our goal with Blox is to provide tools that simplify the creation of custom schedulers, dashboards and other extensions, so that customers can meet the needs […]

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Monetize your APIs in AWS Marketplace using API Gateway

Shiva Krishnamurthy, Sr. Product Manager Amazon API Gateway helps you quickly build highly scalable, secure, and robust APIs. Today, we are announcing an integration of API Gateway with AWS Marketplace. You can now easily monetize your APIs built with API Gateway, market them directly to AWS customers, and reuse AWS bill calculation and collection mechanisms. […]

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Automated Cleanup of Unused Images in Amazon ECR

Thanks to my colleague Anuj Sharma for a great blog on cleaning up old images in Amazon ECR using AWS Lambda. —- When you use Amazon ECR as part of a container build and deployment pipeline, a new image is created and pushed to ECR on every code change. As a result, repositories tend to […]

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