AWS Compute Blog

Integrating AWS WAF with your Amazon Lightsail instance

This blog post is written by Riaz Panjwani, Solutions Architect, Canada CSC and Dylan Souvage, Solutions Architect, Canada CSC. Security is the top priority at AWS. This post shows how you can level up your application security posture on your Amazon Lightsail instances with an AWS Web Application Firewall (AWS WAF) integration. Amazon Lightsail offers […]

A typical API Gateway implementation with backend integrations to various microservices

Architecting for scale with Amazon API Gateway private integrations

This blog explores building scalable API Gateway integrations for microservices using VPC links. VPC links enable forwarding external traffic to backend microservices without exposing them to the internet or leaving the AWS network. The post covers scaling considerations based on using REST APIs versus HTTP APIs and how they integrate with NLBs or ALBs across VPCs.

Request flow for idempotent Lambda function

Implementing idempotent AWS Lambda functions with Powertools for AWS Lambda (TypeScript)

This post is written by Alexander Schüren, Sr Specialist SA, Powertools. One of the design principles of AWS Lambda is to “develop for retries and failures”. If your function fails, the Lambda service will retry and invoke your function again with the same event payload. Therefore, when your function performs tasks such as processing orders […]

Python and Node.js Lambda Layer for Chaos Injection

Building resilient serverless applications using chaos engineering

This post is written by Suranjan Choudhury (Head of TME and ITeS SA) and Anil Sharma (Sr PSA, Migration)  Chaos engineering is the process of stressing an application in testing or production environments by creating disruptive events, such as outages, observing how the system responds, and implementing improvements. Chaos engineering helps you create the real-world […]

AWS SAM support for HashiCorp Terraform now generally available

In November 2022, AWS announced the public preview of AWS Serverless Application Model (AWS SAM) support for HashiCorp Terraform. The public preview introduces a subset of features to help Terraform users test serverless applications locally. Today, AWS is announcing the general availability of Terraform support in AWS SAM. This GA release expands AWS SAM’s feature […]

Enhancing Workflow Studio with new features for streamlined authoring

AWS Step Functions is emerging as a foundational tool for building scalable and distributed serverless applications through workflows. In 2021, the Step Functions team launched Workflow Studio, a low-code visual tool for creating Step Functions workflows in the AWS Management Console. This made workflow building accessible even to those with limited coding experience. In response to […]

Prior to this feature, you could not send traffic to the local gateway, as you could not set a route that was more specific than the VPC's CIDR Range

Introducing Intra-VPC Communication Across Multiple Outposts with Direct VPC Routing

This blog post is written by Jared Thompson, Specialist Solutions Architect, Hybrid Edge. Today, we announced AWS Outposts rack support for intra-VPC communication across multiple Outposts. You can now add routes in your Outposts rack subnet route table to forward traffic between subnets within the same VPC spanning across multiple Outposts using the Outpost local […]