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Exploring serverless patterns for Amazon DynamoDB

Amazon DynamoDB is a fully managed, serverless NoSQL database. In this post, you learn about the different DynamoDB patterns used in serverless applications, and use the recently launched Serverless Patterns Collection to configure DynamoDB as an event source for AWS Lambda. Benefits of using DynamoDB as a serverless developer DynamoDB is a serverless service that automatically […]

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Monitoring memory usage in Amazon Lightsail instance

This post is written by Sebastian Lee, Solution Architect, Startup Singapore. Amazon Lightsail is a great starting point for those looking to get started on AWS. Lightsail is ideal for startups, SMBs, and hobbyist developers because it simplifies the deployment of instances, databases, load-balancers, CDNs, and even containers. However, you cannot track metrics beyond  CPU […]

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Building serverless applications with streaming data: Part 3

In this post, I explain the all-time leaderboard logic in the Alleycat application. This is an asynchronous, eventually consistent process that checks batching of incoming records for new personal records. This uses Kinesis Data Firehose to provide a zero-administration way to deliver and process large batches of records continuously.

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Getting started with serverless for developers part 5: Sandbox developer account

This is part 5 of the Getting started with serverless series. In part 4, you learn how the developer workflow for building serverless applications differs to a traditional developer workflow. You see how to test business logic locally before deploying to an AWS account. In this post, you learn how to secure and manage access […]

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Frictionless hosting of containerized ASP.NET web apps using Amazon Lightsail

This post is written by Fahad Mustafa, Cloud Application Architect, AWS Professional Services There are many ways to deploy ASP.NET web apps to AWS. Each with its own use cases and differing pricing models. But what if you have a small website and database that you must deploy rapidly, manage, and scale? What if you […]

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Building serverless applications with streaming data: Part 2

This post focuses on ingesting data into Kinesis Data Streams. I explain the two approaches used by the Alleycat frontend and the simulator application and highlight other approaches that you can use. I show how messages are routed to shards using partition keys. Finally, I explore additional factors to consider when ingesting data, to improve efficiency and reduce cost.

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Using the EC2 Serial Console to access the Microsoft Server boot manager to fix and debug boot failures

This post is written by Pallavi Ravishankar a Senior Product Manager and Jason Nicholls an Enterprise Solutions Architect. Failure management is a key part of the reliability pillar within the AWS Well-Architected Framework. But things fail, and operating systems are no exception. An operating system update, application update, a misconfiguration, missing driver, or incorrect security […]

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Getting Started with serverless for developers: Part 4 – Local developer workflow

This blog is part 4 of the “Getting started with serverless for developers” series, helping developers start building serverless applications from their IDE. Many “getting started” guides demonstrate how to build serverless applications from within the AWS Management Console. However, most developers spend the majority of their time building from within their local integrated development […]

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Using EC2 Serial Console to access the GRUB menu and recover from boot failures

This post is written by Pallavi Ravishankar a Senior Product Manager and Jason Nicholls an Enterprise Solutions Architect. Debugging and fixing infrastructure is one of the key responsibilities of system and network administrators. When an instance fails to start up on premises or can no longer connect to the network, an administrator can walk up […]

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