AWS Compute Blog

Introducing retry strategies for AWS Batch

This post is contributed by Christian Kniep, Sr. Developer Advocate, HPC and AWS Batch. Scientists, researchers, and engineers are using AWS Batch to run workloads reliably at scale, and to offload the undifferentiated heavy lifting in their day-to-day work. But even with a slight chance of failure in the stack, the act of mitigating these […]

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Fire Dynamics Simulation CFD workflow using AWS ParallelCluster, Elastic Fabric Adapter, Amazon FSx for Lustre and NICE DCV

This post was written by By Kevin Tuil, AWS HPC consultant  Modeling fires is key for many industries, from the design of new buildings, defining evacuation procedures for trains, planes and ships, and even the spread of wildfires. Modeling these fires is complex. It involves both the need to model the three-dimensional unsteady turbulent flow […]

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Optimizing costs with the AWS Lambda Power Tuning tool

Optimizing the cost of serverless web applications

Web application backends are one of the most popular workload types for serverless applications. The pay-per-value model works well for this type of workload. As traffic grows, it’s important to consider the design choices and service configurations used to optimize your cost.

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ICYMI: Serverless Q3 2020

Welcome to the 11th edition of the AWS Serverless ICYMI (in case you missed it) quarterly recap. Every quarter, we share all of the most recent product launches, feature enhancements, blog posts, webinars, Twitch live streams, and other interesting things that you might have missed! In case you missed our last ICYMI, checkout what happened […]

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Improved failure recovery for Amazon EventBridge

Today we’re announcing two new capabilities for Amazon EventBridge – dead letter queues and custom retry policies. Both of these give you greater flexibility in how to handle any failures in the processing of events with EventBridge. You can easily enable them on a per target basis and configure them uniquely for each. Dead letter […]

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Building Extensions for AWS Lambda – In preview

AWS Lambda is announcing a preview of Lambda Extensions, a new way to easily integrate Lambda with your favorite monitoring, observability, security, and governance tools. Extensions enable tools to integrate deeply into the Lambda execution environment to control and participate in Lambda’s lifecycle. This simplified experience makes it easier for you to use your preferred […]

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Introducing AWS Lambda Extensions – In preview

AWS Lambda is announcing a preview of Lambda Extensions, a new way to easily integrate Lambda with your favorite monitoring, observability, security, and governance tools. In this post I explain how Lambda extensions work, how you can begin using them, and the extensions from AWS Lambda Ready Partners that are available today. Extensions help solve […]

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The serverless LAMP stack part 6: From MVC to serverless microservices

In this post, you learn how to build serverless PHP applications using microservices. I show how to move from using a single Lambda function as scalable web host with an MVC framework, to a decoupled microservice model. The accompanying code examples for this blog post can be found in this GitHub repository. The MVC architectural […]

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