AWS Lambda and Amazon Simple Queue Service (SQS) are offerings from Amazon Web Services that when combined enable you to perform background job processing without having to provision or manage servers. AWS Lambda and Amazon SQS are scalable and low-cost.
Using these services together means you can avoid the time and complexity associated with creating and managing the infrastructure required for a message processing system.
In this lab, you will create a new AWS Lambda function, update the function's code, and configure the function to process messages from an Amazon SQS queue.
Upon completion of this beginner level lab, you will be able to:
Familiarity with the following will be beneficial but is not required:
The following lab and courses can be used to fulfill the prerequisites:
Andrew is a Labs Developer with previous experience in the Internet Service Provider, Audio Streaming, and CryptoCurrency industries. He has also been a DevOps Engineer and enjoys working with CI/CD and Kubernetes.
He holds multiple AWS certifications including Solutions Architect Associate and Professional.