Invoking a Lambda Function

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In this lesson of the AWS Certified Data Engineer - Associate course, we introduce you to the various Compute services currently available in AWS that are relevant to the DEA-C01 exam.


  • Provide a high-level introduction to compute and container services in AWS, including:
    • Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
    • AWS Batch
    • AWS Lambda
    • AWS Serverless Application Model (SAM)
    • Amazon Elastic Container Service (ECS)
    • Amazon Elastic Container Registry (ECR)
    • Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (EKS)


The AWS Certified Data Engineer - Associate certification has been designed for anyone in a data engineering role who has knowledge and experience using AWS services to set up and maintain ETL pipelines. All of the AWS Cloud concepts introduced in this lesson will be explained and reinforced from the ground up.

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Danny Jessee, opens in a new tab
AWS Certification Specialist
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Danny has over 20 years of IT experience as a software developer, cloud engineer, and technical trainer. After attending a conference on cloud computing in 2009, he knew he wanted to build his career around what was still a very new, emerging technology at the time — and share this transformational knowledge with others. He has spoken to IT professional audiences at local, regional, and national user groups and conferences. He has delivered in-person classroom and virtual training, interactive webinars, and authored video training courses covering many different technologies, including Amazon Web Services. He currently has nine active AWS certifications, including certifications at the Professional and Specialty level.

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