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Serverless Architectures on AWS: With examples using AWS Lambda by Peter Sbarski

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Preface

The first time I heard about AWS Lambda was from Sam Kroonenburg. Lambda had just been released, but Sam was already excited by its prospects. He told me about execution of functions in the cloud, the potential for automation within AWS, and development of event-driven workflows. It was fascinating and full of endless potential. The thought of being able to run my code without having to provision or look after infrastructure seemed very cool and not a moment too soon. As a software engineer, I always wanted to focus on architecture and code rather than infrastructure, operations, and system management. Here was my opportunity to do so with Amazon Web Services.

After some months, the API Gateway came out and solved one of the biggest ...

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