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Virus scan S3 buckets with a serverless ClamAV based CDK construct

Protecting systems from malware is an essential part of a systems protection strategy. It is important to both scan binaries and other files before introducing them into your system boundary and appropriately respond to potential threats in accordance to your organizational security strategy. This post shows you how to leverage an aws-cdk construct that uses […]

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Building an Apache Kafka data processing Java application using the AWS CDK

Building an Apache Kafka data processing Java application using the AWS CDK Piotr Chotkowski, Cloud Application Development Consultant, AWS Professional Services Using a Java application to process data queued in Apache Kafka is a common use case across many industries. Event-driven and microservices architectures, for example, often rely on Apache Kafka for data streaming and […]

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AWS Chalice adds support for the AWS CDK

In a previous post, we showed how you can use the AWS Cloud Development Kit (AWS CDK) and AWS Chalice to develop both infrastructure and application logic as code. To help combine the two frameworks together, a cdk-chalice construct library was used that handled the low-level communication details. In collaboration with the original developer of […]

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.NET 5 AWS Lambda Support with Container Images

Yesterday, the AWS Lambda team announced support for publishing Lambda functions as container images. As part of that release, we updated the AWS Lambda .NET tooling to support building Lambda functions as container images for .NET Core 2.1 and 3.1, as well as full support for .NET 5. .NET 5, which was released last month, […]

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Tuning the AWS Java SDK 2.x to reduce startup time

One of the most asked feature requests we’ve received from AWS Java SDK customers is to improve SDK startup latency, and in the development of AWS Java SDK 2.x, we’ve put a focus on SDK cold startup time for AWS Lambda functions. In this blog post, we will share the best practices on how to […]

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Centralize Amazon CloudWatch Logs using AWS CDK

September 8, 2021: Amazon Elasticsearch Service has been renamed to Amazon OpenSearch Service. See details. One of the most common use cases that customers try to implement is to centralize various types of logs in their AWS infrastructure so that these logs can be utilized for security, monitoring or analytics purposes. Centralizing AWS services logs […]

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Provision AWS infrastructure using Terraform (By HashiCorp): an example of web application logging customer data

Many web and mobile applications can make use of AWS services and infrastructure to log or ingest data from customer actions and behaviors on the websites or mobile apps, to provide recommendations for better user experience. There are several ‘infrastructure as code’ frameworks available today, to help customers define their infrastructure, such as the AWS […]

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Orchestrating an application process with AWS Batch using AWS CDK

In many real work applications, you can use custom Docker images with AWS Batch and AWS Cloud Development Kit(CDK) to execute complex jobs efficiently. AWS CDK is an open source software development framework to model and provision your cloud application resources using familiar programming languages, including TypeScript, JavaScript, Python, C# and Java. For the solution […]

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One Month Update to .NET Core 3.1 Lambda

One Month Update to .NET Core 3.1 Lambda About one month ago we released the .NET Core 3.1 Lambda runtime. Since then we have seen a lot excitement for creating new .NET Core 3.1 Lambda functions or porting existing Lambda functions to .NET Core 3.1. We have also received some great feedback and as a […]

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