Provisioning your resources using IaC is a must have when creating a Serverless application but choosing the right IaC to use is always a hard decision. Spencer Mehta compares the different alternatives in his article and why you should use AWS CDK over other YML alternatives! View the article on the Serverless Transformation blog.
AWS has released support for built-in HTTPS endpoints for Lambda meaning you no longer need to set up API gateway to invoke your Lambdas! Now supported by CloudFormation, SAM and the Serverless Framework!
This is a fascinating investigation into which AWS Lambda runtimes provide the fastest execution time, as well as which are most sensitive to cold starts. The difference between using compiled vs interpreted languages in Lambda functions may not be as significant as you might think!
There are many options to securely store your secrets in AWS, so how are you supposed to choose the right one? Serverless Inc. compares the different options including their very own secrets management features with some great code snippets.
A massive win for AWS Lambda this week was the announcement that Lambda now supports up to 10GB of /tmp storage, which can be configured simply via the management console, or in your preferred IaC tool!
Step functions nested workflows are a great add-on to AWS Step Functions that lets you invoke a workflow from another workflow. However there is no native support to invoke workflows cross account. In this blog post James Beswick shows you how you can do just that by taking advantage of API gateway!
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