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

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Appendix B. Installation and setup

This appendix covers

  • Identity and Access Management setup in AWS
  • Creation of S3 buckets, Lambda functions, and Elastic Transcoder in AWS
  • Local system setup and installation of the Node package manager
  • Creation of package.json for a Lambda function

The purpose of this appendix is to help you set up your machine, environment, and AWS for the 24-Hour Video example that begins in chapter 3. 24-Hour Video will be referred to and improved throughout the book, so we highly recommend that you try to implement it to get a better understanding of serverless architecture.

Before you begin, there are two main prerequisites: a computer running Mac OSX, Linux, or Windows and a working internet connection. We’ll take ...

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