AWS Developer Blog

Category: AWS Lambda

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

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 means pushing all the logs generated by the various AWS services used to one single […]

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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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Bootstrapping a Java Lambda application with minimal AWS Java SDK startup time using Maven

We’re excited to share a new Maven Archetype for Java Lambda applications that we released recently and show you how to start building Java Lambda applications quickly, using this archetype. With the new archetype, customers can easily bootstrap a Java Lambda project configured with the AWS SDK for Java 2.x as a dependency and SAM […]

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PowerShell 7 support with AWS Lambda

Recently we released our .NET Core 3.1 AWS Lambda runtime. With our previous .NET Core 2.1 Lambda runtime we released the AWSLambdaPSCore PowerShell module that made it easy to deploy PowerShell scripts to Lambda using PowerShell 6 and the .NET Core 2.1 Lambda Runtime. Now we have released version 2.0.0 of the PowerShell module AWSLambdaPSCore. […]

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Centralize Logs using CDK

Deploying AWS Chalice application using AWS Cloud Development Kit

In this blog, we will build a simple service based on Amazon API Gateway and AWS Lambda for managing users in Amazon DynamoDB table. I will be using AWS Cloud Development Kit (AWS CDK) and AWS Chalice frameworks to develop both infrastructure and application logic as code. There is some overlap between CDK and Chalice […]

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Handling arbitrary HTTP requests in Amazon API Gateway

In this post, I walk you through the steps to build a serverless web application that can accept arbitrary HTTP requests and use custom logic to return arbitrary responses. The concepts in this post are applicable to any situation where you require flexible control over the HTTP requests received and returned by an application that uses […]

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Preview of AWS Toolkit for WebStorm

At re:Invent 2018 we unveiled the AWS Toolkit for three new IDEs – IntelliJ IDEA, PyCharm and Visual Studio Code. Powered by the AWS SAM CLI, these toolkits enable local invocation and step-through debugging of your AWS Lambda functions directly in your IDE. We’re pleased to announce that a Preview of the AWS Toolkit is […]

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