Celebrating Amazon RedShift Serverless & Amazon Location Service ☁️🚀👨💻 - Issue #14
Amazon Redshift Serverless which was in preview since re:Invent 2021 is now generally available!
In this issue, we are celebration how much of a difference this announcement has made in the life of data enthusiasts. And a lot of content has come up with Amazon Location Service.
AWS Announcements 📢
Amazon Redshift Serverless is now generally available.
Amazon WorkMail now supports invoking Lambda to fetch availability (free/busy).
AWS CloudFormation StackSets announces support for account level targeting in an Organizational Unit.
Amazon CloudFront supports header names of up to 1024 characters in CloudFront policies.
Amazon Athena enhances console and API support for parameterized queries.
Announcing quota management for Amazon Location Service.
Interesting content 🚀
Manoj Fernando in his 7 part series about AWS Amplify and GraphQL subscription with AWS AppSync explains about how to setup a subscription and update the same with AWS Amplify. He also demonstrates how easy it is for integrating AWS AppSync APIs to a front-end app.
Mohit Kumar publishes a blog-post on Towards AWS about how to setup geofencing with Amazon Location Service where he explains about Amazon Location Service and runs through it's features such as place indexes, geofence collections with relevant use-cases.
Awedis Keofteian writes about AWS Step Functions where he explains about different states with examples and ASL definition.
Jaymit Bhoraniya authors a blog-post about how Terraform users can get started with AWS Serverless by creating and deploying AWS Lambda functions with Terraform.
Muhammad Abutahir for Towards AWS writes a blog-post about a DIY password manager which is fully-serverless! And writes about how this could be achieved with Amazon DynamoDB and AWS KMS ensuring the encryption.
Avinash Dalvi in his YouTube session, explains why it's important to go with microservice approach with AWS Lambda functions and walks-through different configurations of AWS Lambda functions.
Elias Brange writes about how Serverless infrastructures could be modularised by splitting with CloudFormation outputs and SSM parameters. And with this approach, you can easily manage and maintain your Serverless infrastructure.
Sebastian Bille showcases the newly released Serverless Compose feature to separate your stateful infrastructure from your stateless infrastructures in his blog-post Separate stateful infrastructure with Serverless Compose.
Abraham Poorazizi published a blog-post of how to add location search widget for your web app where he uses Amazon Location Service and builds a VueJS web app powered with AWS Amplify.
What to expect from Serverless tools? ⚙️
AWS Lambda Powertools for TypeScript is now generally available.
Mark your calendars 📅
AWS Community Builders Fireside Chat - Session 2 is happening on July 16th.
Join Julian Wood and Sarah Hamilton, who are speaking at Serverless London Meetup on 20th July.
AWS UG Bengaluru July meet-up is happening on July 23rd and it's about Building Analytics application based on Apache Druid on AWS.
Pretoria AWS Meetup group is meeting up on July 27th - How not to start a side hustle on AWS.
Word from the author 👨💻
There has been so much of excitement for SAM and I've been using it for my production environment, I've planned to build up a series about AWS SAM and as an introductory blog-post, I've published Building Serverless with SAM. Just refreshing about SAM Accelerate and SAM Pipelines from my AWS Summit India 2022 session on demand available until July 26th.
A reminder for AWS and Cloud enthusiasts, AWS Community Builder applications for 2022 Q3 cohort intake is now open until July 17th.
And until next time, happy building with Serverless!