Node.js 16.x runtime now available in AWS Lambda

This post is written by Dan Fox, Principal Specialist Solutions Architect, Serverless. You can now develop AWS Lambda functions using the Node.js 16 runtime. This version is in active LTS status and considered ready for general use. To use this new version, specify a runtime parameter value of nodejs16.x when creating or updating functions Read more…

Benefits of migrating to event-driven architecture

Two common options when building applications are request-response and event-driven architecture. In request-response architecture, an application’s components communicate via API calls. The client sends a request and expects a response before performing the next task. In event-driven architecture, the client generates an event and can immediately move on to its Read more…

Amazon EC2 DL1 instances Deep Dive

This post is written by Amr Ragab, Principal Solutions Architect, Amazon EC2. AWS is excited to announce that the new Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) DL1 instances are now generally available in US-East (N. Virginia) and US-West (Oregon). DL1 provides up to 40% better price performance for training deep Read more…

Build a custom Java runtime for AWS Lambda

This post is written by Christian Müller, Principal AWS Solutions Architect and Maximilian Schellhorn, AWS Solutions Architect When running applications on AWS Lambda, you have the option to use either one of the managed runtime versions that AWS provides or bring your own custom runtime. The following blog post provides Read more…