A new Spark plugin for CPU and memory profiling

Introduction Have you ever wondered if there are low-hanging optimization opportunities to improve the performance of a Spark app? Profiling can help you gain visibility regarding the runtime characteristics of the Spark app to identify its bottlenecks and inefficiencies. We’re excited to announce the release of a new Spark plugin Read more…

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…

Sponsored Post: Close, Wynter, Pinecone, Kinsta, Bridgecrew, IP2Location, StackHawk, InterviewCamp.io, Educative, Stream, Fauna, Triplebyte

Who’s Hiring?  Close is building the sales communication platform of the future and we’re looking for a Site Reliability Engineer to help us accomplish that goal. If you have a passion for databases (both SQL and NoSQL), significant experience building, managing, and monitoring infrastructure, databases, and backend services at scale 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…