Operating Lambda: Performance optimization – Part 2

In the Operating Lambda series, I cover important topics for developers, architects, and systems administrators who are managing AWS Lambda-based applications. This three-part series discusses performance optimization for Lambda-based applications. Part 1 describes the Lambda execution environment lifecycle, and explains defining, measuring, and improving cold starts. This blog post explains Read more…

Using AWS X-Ray tracing with Amazon EventBridge

AWS X-Ray allows developers to debug and analyze distributed applications. It can be useful for tracing transactions through microservices architectures, such as those typically used in serverless applications. Amazon EventBridge allows you to route events between AWS services, integrated software as a service (SaaS) applications, and your own applications. EventBridge Read more…

Manage Amazon CloudWatch agent deployment at scale using the AWS Cloud Development Kit to optimize AWS usage

In this blog post, we will show you how you can programmatically deploy the Amazon CloudWatch agent using the AWS Cloud Development Kit (AWS CDK) as you create your Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) instances. You can use the command line, AWS Systems Manager, and AWS CloudFormation to install the CloudWatch agent on your EC2 instances. We Read more…