Better together: AWS SAM and AWS CDK

Today AWS is announcing the public preview of AWS Serverless Application Model CLI (AWS SAM CLI) support for local development and testing of AWS Cloud Development Kit (AWS CDK) projects. AWS SAM and AWS CDK are both open-source frameworks for building applications using infrastructure as code (IaC). AWS SAM is Read more…

Operating Lambda: Performance optimization – Part 1

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. Serverless applications can be extremely performant, thanks to the ease of parallelization and concurrency. While the Lambda service manages scaling Read more…

Optimizing serverless development with samconfig

The AWS Serverless Application Model (AWS SAM) is an open-source framework for building serverless applications using infrastructure as code (IaC). Using shorthand syntax, developers declare AWS CloudFormation resources or specialized serverless resources that are transformed to infrastructure during deployment. AWS SAM commands list AWS SAM’s companion, the AWS SAM Command Read more…