It's re:Invent time!!! ☁️🚀👨💻 - Issue #22
AWS re:Invent 2022 is happening!!! So many many announcements out and hoping for more to come. And I would like to call out AWS AppSync with JS resolvers and Lambda functions with NodeJS 18 along with Amazon Inspector supporting scanning of Lambda functions.
AWS Announcements 📢
AWS Amplify announces general availability of In-app messaging notifications for React and React Native
AWS Identity and Access Management now supports multiple multi-factor authentication (MFA) devices
Amazon SQS announces attribute-based access control (ABAC) for flexible and scalable access permissions
AWS Amplify Hosting announces support for Next.js 12 and 13
Amazon CloudWatch RUM now supports custom events for better troubleshooting and application specific monitoring
AWS Lambda adds support for Node.js 18
Simplify cross-account access for your AWS services with AWS Step Functions
AWS Fargate adds support for monitoring the storage utilization
AWS Amplify Flutter Announces Web and Desktop support (Developer Preview) for API, Analytics, and Storage
Amazon EventBridge introduces new capabilities that make it simpler to build rules
Amazon CloudFront launches continuous deployment support
AWS Secrets Manager now supports rotation of secrets as often as every four hours
Amazon SNS adds support for payload-based message filtering
Amazon CloudWatch launches cross-account observability across multiple AWS accounts
Announcing Amazon CloudWatch Internet Monitor Preview
AWS announces Amazon Inspector support for AWS Lambda functions
Announcing AWS Lambda SnapStart for Java functions
Announcing Amazon OpenSearch Serverless (Preview)
New AWS Regions - Spain and Hyderabad (India).
Interesting content 🚀
Allen Helton talks about how direction integrations with different AWS services aren't as scary as it sounds and also calls out various concerns with direct integrations.
AJ Stuyvenberg writes about the AWS Lambda SnapStart where he talks about how it works and the different caveats around it. Johannes Koch also writes about AWS Lambda SnapStart would affect your cost with some calculations of how you can save. Johannes also describes how to enable SnapStart on your Lambda functions.
What to expect from Serverless tools? ⚙️
AWS SAM is now available in AWS Toolkits for JetBrains and VS Code and it also supports AWS Lambda SnapStart.
Mark your calendars 📅
AWS re:Invent 2022 (Nov 28th-Dec 2nd) is happening now.
AWS Community Days happening globally - Look out for the nearest one happening around you, register, and attend to skill up about AWS. Some of them -
Hyderabad (Jan 21st 2023), CFPs are open until Dec 10th.
Word from the author 👨💻
I'm honored to share that AWS has recognized me as AWS Serverless Hero and also congratulations to Ed Miller, Luciano Mammino, Madhu Kumar, Paweł Zubkiewicz, Rossana Suarez, and TaeSeong Park. More info is available here.
Excited about the announcement that Amazon Inspector is able to scan AWS Lambda functions, I also authored a blog post that helps you understand different findings Amazon Inspector can inspect and help you resolve them with remedies.
Until next time, enjoy the season of re:Invent!!