Tag: Lambda

How to Go Serverless Like a Pro

Valery Calderón Briz
Valery Calderón Briz
October 22, 2019

So, no servers? Yeah, I checked and there are definitely no servers. Well...the cloud service providers do need servers to host and run the co...

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How to write GraphQL Apps using AWS Lambda

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Dhruv Kumar
May 18, 2017

At present, most backends/APIs are dominated by a REST architecture, which allows us to create and access data in a structured manner. This approac...

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AWS Step Functions: a Serverless Orchestrator

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Giacomo Consonni
March 23, 2017

One of the most applauded announcements at re:Invent 2016 was AWS Step Functions. Step Functions is basically an orchestration service for AWS Lamb...

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Building a serverless architecture for data collection with AWS Lambda

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David Santucci
March 14, 2017

AWS Lambda is one of the best solutions for managing a data collection pipeline and for implementing a serverless architecture. In this post, we'll...

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  • Big Data
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Microsoft Azure Functions vs. Google Cloud Functions vs. AWS Lambda

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Marco Parenzan
February 21, 2017

Fight for Serverless Cloud Domination Continues In this post, we’ll take a close look at Azure Functions, and we’ll extend it to the analysis that...

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  • Google Cloud Platform
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Q&A with Serverless CEO and Founder Austen Collins

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Cloud Academy Team
February 10, 2017

Today, we’ll be talking about serverless technology with the CEO and founder of Serverless, Austen Collins. We will be talking about why serverless...

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AWS Lambda and the Serverless Cloud

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Alex Casalboni
October 19, 2015

AWS Lambda evolution and re:Invent 2015 news Tim Wagner - general manager of AWS Lambda and AWS IoT at AWS - talked about how AWS Lambda - and the...

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AWS Lambda: an Introduction and Practical Walkthrough

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Vineet Badola
September 29, 2015

With Cloud Computing replacing layer after layer of server room hardware with virtual servers, what if you could virtualize the servers themselves ...

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Updates to Cloud Academy Labs: This Week at Cloud Academy

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David Clinton
September 2, 2015

Welcome to our weekly review of some of what’s new, interesting, and upcoming at Cloud Academy. Lab updates You talk. Cloud Academy listens. F...

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  • Linux

Write Your AWS Lambda Functions in Java

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Michael Sheehy
July 10, 2015

AWS Lambda is an Amazon Web Services compute service that makes it easy for you to build applications that respond quickly to new information. AWS ...

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Popular Articles

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Andrew Larkin
— August 7, 2019

Disadvantages of Cloud Computing

If you want to deliver digital services of any kind, you’ll need to estimate all types of resources, not the least of which are CPU, memory, storage, and network connectivity. Which resources you choose for your delivery —  cloud-based or local — is up to you. But you’ll definitely want...

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Andrew Larkin
— June 6, 2019

The 11 AWS Certifications: Which is Right for You and Your Team?

As companies increasingly shift workloads to the public cloud, cloud computing has moved from a nice-to-have to a core competency in the enterprise. This shift requires a new set of skills to design, deploy, and manage applications in cloud computing. As the market leader and most ma...

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Joe Nemer
Joe Nemer
— June 18, 2019

AWS Certification Practice Exam: What to Expect from Test Questions

If you’re building applications on the AWS cloud or looking to get started in cloud computing, certification is a way to build deep knowledge in key services unique to the AWS platform. AWS currently offers 11 certifications that cover major cloud roles including Solutions Architect, De...

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Albert Qian
Albert Qian
— October 18, 2018

Microservices Architecture: Advantages and Drawbacks

Microservices are a way of breaking large software projects into loosely coupled modules, which communicate with each other through simple Application Programming Interfaces (APIs). Microservices have become increasingly popular over the past few years. The modular architectural style,...

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Jeremy Cook
— April 13, 2019

S3 FTP: Build a Reliable and Inexpensive FTP Server Using Amazon’s S3

Is it possible to create an S3 FTP file backup/transfer solution, minimizing associated file storage and capacity planning administration headache? FTP (File Transfer Protocol) is a fast and convenient way to transfer large files over the Internet. You might, at some point, have config...

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Michael Sheehy
— August 19, 2019

What Exactly Is a Cloud Architect and How Do You Become One?

One of the buzzwords surrounding the cloud that I'm sure you've heard is "Cloud Architect." In this article, I will outline my understanding of what a cloud architect does and I'll analyze the skills and certifications necessary to become one. I will also list some of the types of jobs ...

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Nitheesh Poojary
— March 26, 2019

How DNS Works – the Domain Name System (Part One)

Before migrating domains to Amazon's Route53, we should first make sure we properly understand how DNS works While we'll get to AWS's Route53 Domain Name System (DNS) service in the second part of this series, I thought it would be helpful to first make sure that we properly understand...

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John Chell
— June 13, 2019

AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate: A Study Guide

The AWS Solutions Architect - Associate Certification (or Sol Arch Associate for short) offers some clear benefits: Increases marketability to employers Provides solid credentials in a growing industry (with projected growth of as much as 70 percent in five years) Market anal...

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Stuart Scott
— July 26, 2019

How to Use & Install the AWS CLI

What is the AWS CLI? | The AWS Command Line Interface (CLI) is for managing your AWS services from a terminal session on your own client, allowing you to control and configure multiple AWS services and implement a level of automation. If you’ve been using AWS for some time and feel...

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Stefano Bellasio
Stefano Bellasio
— April 29, 2014

Prerequisites to Learn Cloud Computing – Introduction

Learn Cloud Computing: Basic Requirements Introduction What are the prerequisites and requirements to start learning Cloud Computing? This is the first article in a series to introduce our members to the Prerequisites to learning  Cloud Computing. This was a question I got a thousan...

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Jeremy Cook
— September 17, 2019

Cloud Migration Risks & Benefits

If you’re like most businesses, you already have at least one workload running in the cloud. However, that doesn’t mean that cloud migration is right for everyone. While cloud environments are generally scalable, reliable, and highly available, those won’t be the only considerations dri...

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  • Cloud Migration
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Stuart Scott
— October 16, 2019

AWS Security: Bastion Host, NAT instances and VPC Peering

Effective security requires close control over your data and resources. Bastion hosts, NAT instances, and VPC peering can help you secure your AWS infrastructure. Welcome to part four of my AWS Security overview. In part three, we looked at network security at the subnet level. This ti...

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