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May 31, 2019
AWS is updating Lambda execution environments with the latest Amazon Linux OS. Start testing your functions now before the general AWS Lambda update occurs on July 16. AWS has also launched its ...
December 06, 2018
More business-critical applications can now move to a serverless architecture in the cloud with the arrival of COBOL support in AWS Lambda.
November 30, 2018
Several touches to AWS Lambda aim to soothe developers' concerns over the serverless computing platform, including the ability to use their choice of tools.
November 19, 2018
AWS re:Invent 2018 is sure to generate a number of important updates for enterprise cloud users. Stay on top of the latest news and analysis with this complete conference guide.
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Cold starts are a common and frustrating issue for AWS Lambda users. Learn why they happen and how to prewarm Lambda environments to minimize latency. Continue Reading
Examine this serverless architecture diagram to see how development processes and the lifecycle of code differs from traditional server- and client-side development. Continue Reading
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AWS users evaluating Elastic Beanstalk against Lambda must decide if infrastructure control matters when it comes to application performance, or if nonstop operation is wasting money. Continue Reading
Serverless and microservices work well together, but they still have their unique qualities. We review their main differences and where one might accomplish goals the other can't. Continue Reading
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Serverless on AWS isn't all about Lambda. In fact, many of the services developers use often -- such as S3, Aurora and others -- can fit into serverless orchestration patterns. Continue Reading
While AWS Lambda itself is secure, users are responsible for the functions they run with the service. Set up CloudWatch, KMS and other safeguards to meet standards. Continue Reading
AWS Lambda, Azure Functions and Google Cloud Functions are all key offerings in the FaaS market. Review the variations in language support, integration options and costs that set them apart. Continue Reading
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When you use Serverless Framework in an AWS environment, you might run into resource limits. Chris Moyer explains how to use microservices to avoid this problem. Continue Reading
As more serverless configuration and management tools emerge, developers still struggle to deploy serverless architectures. Serverless expert Peter Sbarski shares insights on Lambda and its future. Continue Reading
Some AWS users have difficulty setting HTTP response headers based on Lambda functions. Chris Moyer explains how to accomplish that task, and how it can be helpful for developers. Continue Reading