Lambda functions everywhere ☁️🚀👨💻 - Issue #9
We are wrapping up the month of April with some shoutout for the fURL launch from AWS Lambda functions. This issue features a lot of content from the community with Lambda functions at the center of it!
AWS CloudFormation introduces 35 new resource types in CloudFormation Registry.
AWS Step Functions expands the AWS SDK based integrations to over 20 new integrations.
With the popularity of low-code, AWS Amplify announced Figma-to-React code capabilities during re:Invent 2021 which is now generally available. And Amplify Geo announces general availability for Android.
Amazon Aurora Serverless v2 is now generally available.
Amazon SageMaker Serverless Inference is now generally available.
Amazon SES has increased support of email size upto 40MB for inbound and outbound emails.
If you are running Apache Kafka, Amazon MSK Serverless is now generally available.
Amazon Rekognition has introduced streaming video events to provide real-time alertson live video streams.
Anita Andonoska authored a blog post about Infrastructure as code and the lessons learnt from AWS CloudFormation.
Maurice Borgmeier explains about Lambda destinations and how these can help with improving success and error handling for asynchronous Lambda functions.
Allen Helton speaks about Disaster Recovery and the need of it but also addresses the point that DR is handled by the cloud provider itself for the Serverless offerings. With another blog-post, he explains about how we can perform load tests with Serverless with no cost.
Jaymit Bhoraniya in his video tutorial explains how to setup Function URLs with Serverless framework. And in another video tutorial explains about Serverless APIs with AWS SAM. In a blog-post, he also explains how to deploy Serverless container NodeJS apps with AWS Copilot.
Serverless Framework recently rolled out Serveless compose, and Sam Williams in his video Multiple Serverless Projects with Ease - Serverless Compose explains how to use it.
Matt Martz writes about how he just invested CDK level 4 construct and explains about multiple stacks.
Mahmoud Rabie points out the features of AWS Aurora Serverless V2 in his blog post.
Luc van Donkersgoed explains about an interesting pattern of priority queue pattern with SQS and Lambda functions.
If you are keen to know how to speed up your Lambda functions, Ali Haydar writes a beautiful blog post about it.
If you are looking for ways to keep a tab on your groceries, well Trello based grocery shopping list powered with AWS Lambda function URLs is definitely an interesting read by Elias Brange
Debarshi Mondal and Sudharshan provides a walkthrough of how to automate rollback of Serverless apps with AWS CodeDeploy and GitHub Actions.
Lee James Gilmore explains about the Serverless paradigm in his blog post.
Marcia Villalba with a blog post explaining about different storage options with Lambda functions and how to choose them; and also explains in a YouTube video.
Michael Walmsley shines light on the important topic of how Lambda execution models work.
Yasunori Kirimoto builds a development hosting environment with a domain from Google Domains with AWS Amplify.
Luciano Mammino and Eoin Shanaghy talk about CloudWatch Alarms in their postcast on YouTube.
What to expect from Serverless tools?
Lars Jacobsson shares an interesting VS Code extension - CloudFormation Resource Actions which helps in creating and sharing Lambda functions test events from the SAM template.
Mark your calendars
Serverless London meet-up (in person) is happening on May 4th.
A lot of AWS Summit events are happening globally at various places, more details available here. Most of the AWS Community Builders and Heros are part of it as speakers.
Word from the author
Thanks Allen Helton for the recognition as Serverless Superhero for the week in the 3rd issue of Ready, Set, Cloud!
Thanks to AWS UG Colombo for hosting the April meet-up during which I had the chance to speak about Building Serverless apps with IaC.
Thanks to AWS UG Tirupati and Serverless Meet-up Bengaluru for hosting Serverless Saturdays #8 where Benoît Bouré spoke about AWS Step Functions and my topic was about AWS AppSync.
This month has been exciting for me, as I got the chance to speak at multiple instances about Serverless!! Hoping the month of May has more force in place!
Until next time, happy Building on AWS! Go Serverless. And May the 4th be with you.