Building Extensions for AWS Lambda – In preview

AWS Lambda is announcing a preview of Lambda Extensions, a new way to easily integrate Lambda with your favorite monitoring, observability, security, and governance tools. Extensions enable tools to integrate deeply into the Lambda execution environment to control and participate in Lambda’s lifecycle. This simplified experience makes it easier for Read more…

How to Start a Career in DevOps?

DevOps has been more than just a revolutionary concept in recent times for improving application delivery. The demand for DevOps has substantially increased recently, with a prominent focus on its ability to deliver better productivity for all businesses. Therefore, it is reasonable for many aspiring candidates to look for a Read more…

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Announcing Data API for Amazon Redshift

Amazon Redshift can now be accessed using the built-in Data API, making it easy to build web-services based applications and integrating with services, including AWS Lambda, AWS AppSync, and AWS Cloud9. Redshift Data API simplifies data access, ingest, and egress from languages supported with AWS SDK such as Python, Go, Read more…

AWS adds observability metrics to the OpenTelemetry C++ library

In this post, three AWS interns—Brandon Kimberly, Ankit Bhargava, and Hudson Humphries—describe their first engineering contributions to the popular open source observability project OpenTelemetry. Recently we made contributions to OpenTelemetry that included the metrics collection and processing functionality for the C++ library. These metrics are collected from instrumented applications and Read more…