How to minimize content latency with Lambda@Edge

Among the AWS Lambda announcements at the 2016 re:Invent, Werner Vogels introduced Lambda@Edge (in preview) for running Lambda functions at CloudFront locations. It’s part of the larger movement focused on letting you execute your code wherever you want in your AWS architecture. I signed up for the preview, and today, I’d like to share my personal experiment with..

re:Invent 2016: What’s new about AWS Lambda?

re:Invent news about AWS Lambda: we have already listed most of the AWS updates announced during the first and second keynote in Las Vegas. In this article, I’d like to focus on AWS Lambda. The Serverless landscape will be evolving even faster during the next few months, and AWS is definitely contributing to the Serverless revolution…

AWS re:Invent 2016: The Werner Vogels Keynote

My expectations for Werner Vogels’ keynote today were very high, and I have to admit, I was not disappointed. The keyword for Werner’s presentation was transformation. AWS is transforming the IT industry, not only technology-wise but also structurally. They’ve spent the last 10 years building a broad set of services to choose from, giving us all the..

Amazon Rekognition – Image analysis as a Service

Amazon Rekognition: the new Image Analysis tool powered by Deep Learning Amazon itself has been powered by Machine Learning technologies for almost two decades. AWS started releasing part of that powerful technology as a service, starting from Amazon Machine Learning, two years ago. Just a few weeks ago, AWS announced the new P2 instance types..

AWS re:Invent 2016 keynote

AWS re:Invent 2016 keynote: Andy Jassy announced more than 10 new services in less than 2 hours! The first AWS re:Invent 2016 keynote here at was an endless series of exciting announcements. Andy Jassy kept astonishing the crowd for more than two hours straight. In addition to the nearly 32,000 attendees this year, re:Invent is hosting..

Bluemix OpenWhisk: IBM’s Function as a Service

OpenWhisk is the first OSS Serverless platform IBM announced OpenWhisk as an experimental event-driven compute platform earlier this year. As one of the latest FaaS solutions on the market, it offers some unique functionalities worth exploring. The project is completely open-source, and you can deploy it on any infrastructure, and always on the IBM Bluemix platform.    ..