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AWS SDK for Go – Batch Operations with Amazon S3

The v1.9.44 release of the AWS SDK for Go adds support for batched operations in the s3manager package. This enables you to easily upload, download, and delete Amazon S3 objects. The feature uses the iterator, also known as scanner pattern, to enable users to extend the functionality of batching. This blog post shows how to […]

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AWS SDK for Java 2.0 – Developer Preview

by Andrew Shore | on | in Java* | Permalink | Comments |  Share

We’re pleased to announce the Developer Preview of the AWS SDK for Java 2.0. The 2.0 version of the SDK is a major rewrite of the 1.11.x code base. It’s built on top of Java 8 and adds several, frequently requested features, like support for non-blocking I/O and the ability to use a different HTTP […]

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Writing Custom Metrics to Amazon CloudWatch Using the AWS SDK for Java

by Sascha Moellering | on | in Java* | Permalink | Comments |  Share

Metrics measure the performance of your system. Several AWS services provide free metrics, such as the CPU usage of an Amazon EC2 instance. You can create Amazon CloudWatch alarms based on metrics and send Amazon SNS messages when the alarm state changes. You can use this mechanism to implement elastic scaling if the message is […]

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Using Go 1.8’s Plugin for Credentials with the AWS SDK for Go

The v1.10.0 release of the AWS SDK for Go adds a new way to configure the SDK to retrieve AWS credentials. With this release, you can configure the SDK to retrieve AWS credentials from a Go plugin that is dynamically loaded during your application’s runtime. In this post, we explain how you can build a […]

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AWS Toolkit for Eclipse: Improved Support for Serverless Applications (Part 3 of 3)

In the first part of the blog series, we created a new application named rekognition-service from the rekognition blueprint. In the second part, we deployed this serverless application to AWS CloudFormation. In this last part of the blog series, we describe how to test and check the result of the newly deployed rekognition-service application. Test the rekognition-service application by using the Amazon S3 bucket […]

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AWS Toolkit for Eclipse: Improved Support for Serverless Applications (Part 2 of 3)

In the first part of this blog post, we talked about how to create a new AWS SAM application from the rekognition serverless blueprint. In this second part, we describe how to deploy the application to AWS CloudFormation. Deploy the rekognition-service application to a new CloudFormation stack This .gif animation shows the steps to deploy an AWS SAM application to […]

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AWS Toolkit for Eclipse: Improved Support for Serverless Applications (Part 1 of 3)

I am happy to announce that the latest release of the AWS Toolkit for Eclipse includes a couple new enhancements for developing AWS Serverless Application Model (AWS SAM) applications. In this release, we added a new blueprint: rekognition. In part 1 of this blog post, we describe and show with an animation what this blueprint does, and how to use […]

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Creating and Deploying a Serverless Web Application with CloudFormation and Ember.js

Serverless computing enables you to build scalable and cost-effective applications that scale up or down automatically without provisioning, scaling, and managing servers. You can use AWS Lambda to execute your back-end application code, Amazon API Gateway for a fully managed service to create, publish, maintain, monitor, and secure your REST API, and Amazon S3 to […]

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General Availability of the AWS Toolkit for Visual Studio 2017

We’re pleased to announce that the AWS Toolkit for Visual Studio is now generally available (GA) for Visual Studio 2017. You can install it from the Visual Studio Gallery. The GA version is Unlike with previous versions of the toolkit, we are using the Visual Studio Gallery to distribute new versions that target Visual Studio […]

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Chalice Version 0.9.0 is Now Available

by James Saryerwinnie | on | in Python* | Permalink | Comments |  Share

The latest preview version of Chalice, our microframework for Python serverless application development, is now available. This release includes a couple of commonly requested features: Binary content type support. Chalice now automatically configures support for binary payloads in Amazon API Gateway. Configuration options for AWS Lambda functions. You can now configure the amount of memory, […]

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