Implement automatic drift remediation for AWS CloudFormation using Amazon CloudWatch and AWS Lambda

“Stack drift” is a common occurrence for organizations using AWS CloudFormation, and remediating stack drift represents a persistent and tedious challenge for organizations managing critical infrastructure with CloudFormation stacks. Stack drift occurs when the actual configuration of an infrastructure resource differs from its expected configuration. Typically, this is caused by Read more…

How Amazon retail systems run machine learning predictions with Apache Spark using Deep Java Library

Today more and more companies are taking a personalized approach to content and marketing. For example, retailers are personalizing product recommendations and promotions for customers. An important step toward providing personalized recommendations is to identify a customer’s propensity to take action for a certain category. This propensity is based on Read more…

Are Lambda-to-Lambda calls really so bad?

If you utter the words “I call a Lambda function from another Lambda function” you might receive a bunch of raised eyebrows. It’s generally frowned up for some good reasons, but as with most things, there are nuances to this discussion. In most cases, a Lambda function is an implementation Read more…

Integrating Amazon EventBridge and Amazon ECS

This post is courtesy of Jakub Narloch, Senior Software Development Engineer. Today, AWS announced the support for Amazon API Gateway as an event target in Amazon EventBridge. This feature enables new integration scenarios for web applications and services. It allows customers to seamlessly connect their infrastructure, SaaS services, and APIs Read more…