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Tag: AWS Lambda

Increasing real-time stream processing performance with Amazon Kinesis Data Streams enhanced fan-out and AWS Lambda

Live business data and real-time analytics are critical to informed decision-making and customer service. For example, streaming services like Netflix process billions of traffic flows each day to help you binge-watch your favorite shows. And consumer audio specialists like Sonos monitor a billion events per week to improve listener experiences. These data-savvy businesses collect and […]

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Getting started with serverless

This post is contributed by Maureen Lonergan, Director, AWS Training and Certification We consistently hear from customers that they’re interested in building serverless applications to take advantage of the increased agility and decreased total cost of ownership (TCO) that serverless delivers. But we also know that serverless may be intimidating for those who are more […]

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Updated timeframe for the upcoming AWS Lambda and AWS Lambda@Edge execution environment update

On May 14th we announced an upcoming update to the AWS Lambda and AWS Lambda@Edge execution environments. In that announcement we shared that we are updating the execution environment to a more recent version of Amazon Linux. This newer execution environment brings updates that offer improvements in capabilities, performance, security, and updated packages that your […]

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ICYMI: Serverless Q1 2019

Welcome to the fifth edition of the AWS Serverless ICYMI (in case you missed it) quarterly recap. Every quarter, we share all of the most recent product launches, feature enhancements, blog posts, webinars, Twitch live streams, and other interesting things that you might have missed! If you didn’t see them, check our previous posts for what […]

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Upcoming updates to the AWS Lambda and AWS Lambda@Edge execution environment

NOTE: On May 23 we announced an update to the timeframe seen below. AWS Lambda was first announced at AWS re:Invent 2014. Amazon CTO Werner Vogels highlighted the aspect of needing to run no servers, no instances, nothing, you just write your code. In 2016, we announced the launch of Lambda@Edge, which lets you run […]

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From Poll to Push: Transform APIs using Amazon API Gateway REST APIs and WebSockets

This post is courtesy of Adam Westrich – AWS Principal Solutions Architect and Ronan Prenty – Cloud Support Engineer Want to deploy a web application and give a large number of users controlled access to data analytics? Or maybe you have a retail site that is fulfilling purchase orders, or an app that enables users to […]

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Outbound Voice Calling with Amazon Pinpoint

This post is courtesy of Tom Moore, Solutions Architect – AWS With the recent extension of Amazon Pinpoint to allow an outgoing voice channel, customers can now build applications that include voice messaging to their users. Potential use cases include two-factor authentication via voice for your website and automated reminders of upcoming appointments. This blog […]

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Deploying a personalized API Gateway serverless developer portal

This post is courtesy of Drew Dresser, Application Architect – AWS Professional Services Amazon API Gateway is a fully managed service that makes it easy for developers to create, publish, maintain, monitor, and secure APIs at any scale. Customers of these APIs often want a website to learn and discover APIs that are available to […]

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Working with AWS Lambda and Lambda Layers in AWS SAM

The introduction of serverless technology has enabled developers to shed the burden of managing infrastructure and concentrate on their application code. AWS Lambda has taken on that management by providing isolated, event-driven compute environments for the execution of application code. To use a Lambda function, a developer just needs to package their code and any […]

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