AWS Developer Blog

Category: PowerShell

Creating a PowerShell REST API

With the recent AWS Lambda support for PowerShell, it’s now easy to make web APIs with Amazon API Gateway that execute your PowerShell scripts. In the previous blog post, we showed how to deploy PowerShell-based Lambda functions with AWS CloudFormation. We are going to reuse that technique in this post because using AWS CloudFormation is […]

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Deploying PowerShell-based Lambda with AWS CloudFormation

We recently announced AWS Lambda support for PowerShell. In our initial blog post, we showed how you can use the new AWSLambdaPSCore module to deploy PowerShell scripts to Lambda. In this blog post, we talk about how you can integrate PowerShell-based Lambda functions with AWS CloudFormation. It’s common to want to deploy a collection of […]

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Announcing Lambda Support for PowerShell Core

Today we are excited to release support for PowerShell Core 6.0 with AWS Lambda. This new feature enables you to execute PowerShell scripts or functions in response to any Lambda event, such as an Amazon S3 event or Amazon CloudWatch scheduled event. Setting up a development environment Before we get started developing PowerShell based Lambda […]

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Deploy an Amazon ECS Cluster Running Windows Server with AWS Tools for PowerShell – Part 1

This is a guest post from Trevor Sullivan, a Seattle-based Solutions Architect at Amazon Web Services (AWS). In this blog post, Trevor shows you how to deploy a Windows Server-based container cluster using the AWS Tools for PowerShell. Building and deploying applications on the Windows Server platform is becoming a significantly lighter-weight process. Although you […]

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Writing and Archiving Custom Metrics using Amazon CloudWatch and AWS Tools for PowerShell

This is a guest post from Trevor Sullivan, a Seattle-based Solutions Architect at Amazon Web Services (AWS). Since 2004, Trevor has worked intimately with Microsoft technologies, including PowerShell since its release in 2006. In this article, Trevor takes you through the process of using the AWS Tools for PowerShell to write and export metrics data […]

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New Get-ECRLoginCommand for AWS Tools for PowerShell

Today’s post is from AWS Solution Architect and Microsoft MVP for Cloud and Data Center Management, Trevor Sullivan. The AWS Tools for PowerShell now offer a new command that makes it easier to authenticate to the Amazon EC2 Container Registry (Amazon ECR). Amazon EC2 Container Registry (ECR) is a service that enables customers to upload and store […]

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Improvements for AWS CloudFormation and Amazon CloudWatch in the AWS Tools for PowerShell Modules

Trevor Sullivan, a Systems Development Engineer here at Amazon, recently contributed some new AWS CloudFormation helper cmdlets and improved formatting for types he works with on a daily basis. These updates were released in version 3.3.119.0 of the AWS Tools for PowerShell modules (AWSPowerShell and AWSPowerShell.NetCore), in addition to new support in Amazon CloudWatch metrics […]

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Updates to AWSPowerShell Cmdlet Names

Since we launched the first AWS module for PowerShell five years ago, we’ve been hugely encouraged by the feedback from the user community, from first-time PowerShell users to PowerShell MVPs. In that time, we’ve acted immediately on some feedback, and put more complex changes into our backlog for future consideration. One common request from experienced […]

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Using Amazon Kinesis Firehose

Amazon Kinesis Firehose, a new service announced at this year’s re:Invent conference, is the easiest way to load streaming data into to AWS. Firehose manages all of the resources and automatically scales to match the throughput of your data. It can capture and automatically load streaming data into Amazon S3 and Amazon Redshift. An example […]

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AWS re:Invent 2015 Recap

Another AWS re:Invent in the bag. It was great to talk to so many of our customers about .NET and PowerShell. Steve Roberts and I gave two talks this year. The first session was about how to take advantage of ASP.NET 5 in AWS. The second session was our first-ever PowerShell talk at re:Invent. It […]

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