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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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schemas

Introducing Amazon EventBridge schema registry and discovery – In preview

Today, AWS announces the preview of Amazon EventBridge schema registry and discovery. These are new developer tool features, which allow you to automatically find events and their structure, or schema, and store them in a shared central location. This makes it faster and easier to build event-driven applications. You can access the registry and generate […]

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AWS re:Invent

ICYMI: Serverless pre:Invent 2019

With Contributions from Chris Munns – Sr Manager – Developer Advocacy – AWS Serverless The last two weeks have been a frenzy of AWS service and feature launches, building up to AWS re:Invent 2019. As there has been a lot announced we thought we’d ship an ICYMI post summarizing the serverless service specific features that […]

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Tracking the state of AWS Lambda functions

AWS Lambda functions often require resources from other AWS services in order to execute successfully, such as AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) roles or Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (Amazon VPC) network interfaces. When you create or update a function, Lambda provisions the required resources on your behalf that enable your function to execute. In […]

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Figure 5: Resource Automation using Serverless Scheduler - A deeper look A deeper dive in to Part 2, resource allcoation.

Decoupled Serverless Scheduler To Run HPC Applications At Scale on EC2

This post is written by Ludvig Nordstrom and Mark Duffield | on November 27, 2019 In this blog post, we dive in to a cloud native approach for running HPC applications at scale on EC2 Spot Instances, using a decoupled serverless scheduler. This architecture is ideal for many workloads in the HPC and EDA industries, and […]

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