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AWS Lambda - How to process DynamoDB streams

AWS Lambda – How to process DynamoDB streams

Imagine, you decided to launch a Serverless project at Amazon Web Services. In most cases, AWS Lambda and DynamoDB would be your technology choice. In this article, we’ll cover one of the most common use case of AWS Lambda – DynamoDB streams processing. As soon as your project grows, you may start looking for a …

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Cloud CRON – Scheduled Lambda Functions

This article covers how to build a Serverless Cron solution and launch scheduled jobs at AWS cloud using CloudWatch Events and Lambda functions at almost no cost. As usual, we’re providing some additional reading to those of you, who interested. If you’re looking for a solution only, please, jump here. Benefits Of Using Scheduled AWS Lambda …

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AWS Step Functions – How to manage long running tasks

This article continues Serverless articles series and covers how to create and use AWS Step Functions workflow to manage long-running tasks in AWS cloud. By the end of the article we’ll deploy our workflow using CloudFormation. Managing and orchestrating multiple automation activities in the cloud may be a challenging task. In the article Cloud CRON – …

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CloudFormation Tutorial – How To Automate EC2 Instance In 5 Mins [Example]

This article continues CloudFormation article series and describes how to automate EC2 instances in 5 minutes using this step-by-step guide. Get complete the CloudFormation template at the end and deep-dive explanation by the road. Become the CloudFormation expert in a couple of minutes! All source code is available for you at our GitHub folder. What is …

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CloudFormation – How to access CodeCommit repo from EC2 instance

It is a very common task to pull your application code to EC2 instances from the Git repository. If you’re using CodeCommit as your main Git repository and CloudFormation for infrastructure management, it is very easy to launch an instance and allow it to access that repository without storing any credentials or keys inside of …

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Serverless Framework – Run your Kubernetes Workloads on Amazon EC2 Spot Instances with Amazon EKS – Part 1

You may be already familiar with How to use AWS Fargate and Lambda for long-running processes in a Serverless app article from the official Serverless blog, where Rupak Ganguly shows us how to offload heavy jobs to ECS cluster. This is a very nice, but very expensive solution. So, in this article, we’ll create a fully functional Kubernetes cluster backed by …

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Serverless Framework – Run your Kubernetes Workloads on Amazon EC2 Spot Instances with Amazon EKS – Part 2

In the previous article “Serverless Framework – Run your Kubernetes Workloads on Amazon EC2 Spot Instances with Amazon EKS – Part 1” we created a fully functional Kubernetes cluster backed by Spot instances using AWS EKS service. In this article, we will accomplish automation of converting video files uploaded to the S3 bucket using Kubernetes …

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CloudFormation – How to validate ACM SSL certificate

In this article I’ll show you, how to use CloudFormation custom resources to automate ACM SSL certificate validation using DNS. Here’s the list of technologies to be used: Python 3. boto3. CloudFormation. Final version of CloudFormation template is available at GitHub. Automation process Let’s start automating our task from simple CloudFormation template with, which creates ACM Certificate resource. …

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How to create and deploy your first Python 3 AWS Lambda Function

This article will describe what Lambda function is, what its features and limits are. We’ll develop a simple Lambda function and deploy it using CloudFormation. Finally, we’ll discuss the Lambda developer workflow and platform-independent build of Lambda functions and Layers using Docker. What is Lambda Function AWS Lambda Functions is a service, which provides short execution …

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