Cloud Computing with Lambda

In this chapter, we are going to learn the basics of Lambda and implement a Python application to be run in AWS Lambda. For this purpose, we will use our AWS account.

The chapter covers the following topics:

  • Cloud computing
  • What is Lambda?
  • A sample application with Lambda
  • Important configurations in Lambda
  • A Lambda skeleton
  • A Lambda returning value
  • Logging in Lambda
  • Filing a metadata parser application with Lambda and S3

Cloud computing

Cloud computing allows you to use computer resources such as disk and memory without managing an infrastructure. The concept of the cloud is important in order to free you up to focus on your application. When you use your infrastructure, you need to buy or hire a computer, install ...

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