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Managing Tasks With Amazon EventBridge Scheduler

Up to 1h
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Amazon EventBridge Scheduler is a serverless offering of AWS that enables you to schedule automated tasks in the cloud. It is a fully managed service that can be used to schedule tasks that run at regular intervals or at a specific time in the future. EventBridge scheduler can also be used to schedule tasks that run once or multiple times. It is a great tool for automating tasks such as backups, database snapshots, and report generation.

In this lab, you will create a scheduled task with Amazon EventBridge Scheduler. You will also learn how to programmatically schedule tasks using AWS Lambda.

Learning objectives

Upon completion of this beginner-level lab, you will be able to:

  • Create a scheduled task with Amazon EventBridge Scheduler
  • Define a Lambda function that schedules a task in response to an event

Intended audiences

  • Candidates for AWS Certified Developer - Associate Certification
  • Cloud Architects
  • Software Engineers


Familiarity with the following will be beneficial but is not required:

  • Amazon EventBridge
  • AWS Lambda

The following content can be used to fulfill the prerequisites:

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About the author

Jun Fritz, opens in a new tab
Cloud Labs Developer
Learning paths

Jun is a Cloud Labs Developer with previous experience as a Software Engineer and Cloud Developer. He holds the AWS Certified Solutions Architect and DevOps Engineer Professional certifications. He also holds the AWS Certified Solutions Architect, Developer, and SysOps Administrator Associate certifications. 

Jun is focused on giving back to the growing cloud community by sharing his knowledge and experience with students and creating engaging content. 

Covered topics

Lab steps

Logging In to the Amazon Web Services Console
Managing an Amazon EventBridge Schedule
Programmatically Scheduling Tasks With AWS Lambda