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Building resilient private APIs using Amazon API Gateway

This post written by Giedrius Praspaliauskas, Senior Solutions Architect, Serverless. Modern architectures meet recovery objectives (recovery time objective, RTO, and recovery point objective, RPO) by being resilient to routine and unexpected infrastructure disruptions. Depending on the recovery objectives and regulatory requirements, developers must choose the disaster recovery strategy. For more on disaster recovery strategies, see […]

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AWS Lambda

Node.js 16.x runtime now available in AWS Lambda

This post is written by Dan Fox, Principal Specialist Solutions Architect, Serverless. You can now develop AWS Lambda functions using the Node.js 16 runtime. This version is in active LTS status and considered ready for general use. To use this new version, specify a runtime parameter value of nodejs16.x when creating or updating functions or by using the appropriate […]

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Orchestrating Amazon S3 Glacier Deep Archive object retrieval using AWS Step Functions

This blog was written by Monica Cortes Sack, Solutions Architect, Oskar Neumann, Partner Solutions Architect, and Dhiraj Mahapatro, Principal Specialist SA, Serverless. AWS Step Functions now support over 220 services and over 10,000 AWS API actions. This enables you to use the AWS SDK integration directly instead of writing an AWS Lambda function as a proxy. One […]

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Build a custom Java runtime for AWS Lambda

This post is written by Christian Müller, Principal AWS Solutions Architect and Maximilian Schellhorn, AWS Solutions Architect When running applications on AWS Lambda, you have the option to use either one of the managed runtime versions that AWS provides or bring your own custom runtime. The following blog post provides a walkthrough of how you […]

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Optimizing AWS Lambda function performance for Java

This post is written by Mark Sailes, Senior Specialist Solutions Architect. This blog post shows how to optimize the performance of AWS Lambda functions written in Java, without altering any of the function code. It shows how Java virtual machine (JVM) settings affect the startup time and performance. You also learn how you can benchmark […]

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Solution architecture

Using AWS Step Functions and Amazon DynamoDB for business rules orchestration

In this post, you learned how to leverage an orchestration framework using Step Functions, Lambda, DynamoDB, and API Gateway to build an API backed by an open-source Drools rules engine, running on a container. Try this solution for your cloud native business rules orchestration use-case.

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Lambda function retrieving database credentials from an external source

Choosing the right solution for AWS Lambda external parameters

This post is written by Thomas Moore, Solutions Architect, Serverless. When using AWS Lambda to build serverless applications, customers often need to retrieve parameters from an external source at runtime. This allows you to share parameter values across multiple functions or microservices, providing a single source of truth for updates. A common example is retrieving […]

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