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Using Amazon SQS Dead-Letter Queues to Control Message Failure

Michael G. Khmelnitsky, Senior Programmer Writer   Sometimes, messages can’t be processed because of a variety of possible issues, such as erroneous conditions within the producer or consumer application. For example, if a user places an order within a certain number of minutes of creating an account, the producer might pass a message with an […]

Building High-Throughput Genomics Batch Workflows on AWS: Workflow Layer (Part 4 of 4)

This post is courtesy of Aaron Friedman – Healthcare and Life Sciences Partner Solutions Architect at AWS and Angel Pizarro – Scientific Computing Technical Business Development Manager at AWS This post is the fourth in a series on how to build a genomics workflow on AWS. In Part 1, we introduced a general architecture, shown below, and […]

Simplify Serverless Applications with Environment Variables in AWS Lambda

Gene Ting, Solutions Architect Lambda developers often want to configure their functions without changing any code. In this post, we show you how to use environment variables to pass settings to your Lambda function code and libraries. Creating and updating a Lambda function First, create a Lambda function that uses some environment variables. Here’s a […]

Using API Gateway with VPC endpoints via AWS Lambda

To isolate critical parts of their app’s architecture, customers often rely on Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) and private subnets. Today, Amazon API Gateway cannot directly integrate with endpoints that live within a VPC without internet access. However, it is possible to proxy calls to your VPC endpoints using AWS Lambda functions. This post guides you […]

Surviving the Zombie Apocalypse with Serverless Microservices

September 8, 2021: Amazon Elasticsearch Service has been renamed to Amazon OpenSearch Service. See details. Run Apps without the Bite! by: Kyle Somers – Associate Solutions Architect Let’s face it, managing servers is a pain! Capacity management and scaling is even worse. Now imagine dedicating your time to SysOps during a zombie apocalypse — barricading the […]

Fanout S3 Event Notifications to Multiple Endpoints

John Stamper, AWS Solution Architect   Use Cases The above architecture is an event-driven general-purpose parallel data processing system – data enters S3, notification of new data is sent to SNS, which packages the S3 event notification as a message and delivers it to subscribers. This architecture is ideal for workloads that need more than […]