AWS Compute Blog

Dive into Amazon EC2 Container Service (video)

At AWS re:Invent, we announced Amazon EC2 Container Service (Amazon ECS), a highly scalable, high performance container management service that supports Docker containers and allows you to easily run distributed applications on a managed cluster of Amazon EC2 instances.. The service is currently available in preview to all AWS customers without any need to sign […]

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AWS Lambda adds CORS support and removes preview signup requirement

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Tim Wagner, AWS Lambda CORS and Browser JavaScript Support for AWS Lambda AWS Lambda now supports CORS, making it easier to call Lambda functions from browser JavaScript code. The default hosted package of the AWS SDK for JavaScript in the Browser now also includes the AWS Lambda APIs by default — check out Working with […]

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Using Packages and Native nodejs Modules in AWS Lambda

Tim Wagner, AWS Lambda Bryan Liston, AWS Solutions Architect In this post we take a look at how to use custom nodejs packages with AWS Lambda, including building and packaging native nodejs modules for use in your Lambda functions. To do the steps below, you’ll need an EC2 instance or a similar machine running Amazon […]

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Understanding Container Reuse in AWS Lambda

Tim Wagner, AWS Lambda AWS Lambda functions execute in a container (sandbox) that isolates them from other functions and provides the resources, such as memory, specified in the function’s configuration. In this article we discuss how Lambda creates and reuses these sandboxes, and the impact of those policies on the programming model. Startup The first […]

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Compute content at re:Invent 2014

Tim Wagner, AWS Lambda AWS re:Invent 2014 Recap The 2014 re:Invent conference was an exciting venue for us to launch new compute-related services and features, including the Amazon EC2 Container Service, which supports Docker containers and lets you easily run distributed applications on a managed cluster of EC2 instances, and AWS Lambda, a new compute […]

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Welcome to the AWS Compute Blog

Tim Wagner, AWS Lambda GM and Deepak Singh, Amazon ECS Sr. Manager   Welcome to the AWS Compute blog! This blog covers compute services offered by AWS, including Amazon EC2, Amazon ECS, and AWS Lambda, with a focus on new trends in cloud computing. In it you’ll find Announcements and discussions of new features Deep […]

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