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Building well-architected serverless applications: Understanding application health – part 2

This series of blog posts uses the AWS Well-Architected Tool with the Serverless Lens to help customers build and operate applications using best practices. In each post, I address the nine serverless-specific questions identified by the Serverless Lens along with the recommended best practices. See the Introduction post for a table of contents and explaining the example application. Question OPS1: How […]

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ICYMI: Serverless Q1 2020

Welcome to the ninth 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! In case you missed our last ICYMI, checkout what happened […]

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Building a Raspberry Pi telepresence robot using serverless: Part 2

The deployed web frontend and the robot it controls. In a previous post, I show how to build a telepresence robot using serverless technologies and a Raspberry Pi. The result is a robot that transmits live video using Amazon Kinesis Video Streams with WebRTC. It can be driven remotely via an AWS Lambda function using […]

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Building well-architected serverless applications: Understanding application health – part 1

This series of blog posts uses the AWS Well-Architected Tool with the Serverless Lens to help customers build and operate applications using best practices. In each post, I address the nine serverless-specific questions identified by the Serverless Lens along with the recommended best practices. See the Introduction post for a table of contents and explaining […]

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Building a Raspberry Pi telepresence robot using serverless: Part 1

A Pimoroni STS-Pi Robot Kit connected to AWS for remote control and viewing. A telepresence robot allows you to explore remote environments from the comfort of your home through live stream video and remote control. These types of robots can improve the lives of the disabled, elderly, or those that simply cannot be with their […]

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The AWS Serverless Application Repository adds sharing for AWS Organizations

The AWS Serverless Application Repository (SAR) enables builders to package serverless applications and reuse these within their own AWS accounts, or share with a broader audience. Previously, SAR applications could only be shared with specific AWS account IDs or made publicly available to all users. For organizations with large numbers of AWS accounts, this means […]

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Generating REST APIs from data classes in Python

This post is courtesy of Robert Enyedi – Senior Research Engineer – AI Labs Implementing and managing public APIs is greatly simplified by API Gateway. Among the various features of API Gateway, the ability to import API definitions in the Open API format is powerful. In this post, I show how you can automatically generate REST […]

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AWS Lambda now supports Ruby 2.7

You can now develop your AWS Lambda functions using Ruby 2.7. Start using this runtime today by specifying a runtime parameter value of ruby2.7 when creating or updating Lambda functions. New Ruby runtime features Ruby 2.7 is a stable release and brings several new features, including pattern matching, argument forwarding, and numbered arguments. Pattern matching […]

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Deploy and publish to an Amazon MQ broker using AWS serverless

If you’re managing a broker on premises or in the cloud with a dependent existing infrastructure, Amazon MQ can provide easily deployed, managed ActiveMQ brokers. These support a variety of messaging protocols that can offload operational overhead. That can be useful when deploying a serverless application that communicates with one or more external applications that […]

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Building a serverless URL shortener app without AWS Lambda – part 1

When building applications, developers often use a standard multi-tier architecture pattern that generally includes a presentation, processing, and data tier. When building such an application using serverless technologies on AWS, it might look like the following: In this three-part series, I am going to challenge you to approach this a different way by building a […]

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