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May 2021

Why your next serverless project should use AWS AppSync

GraphQL APIs offer a number of advantages over REST APIs, such as solving the “N+1 requests” problem. And AppSync makes building scalable and performant GraphQL APIs much easier because it takes care of all the infrastructure concerns for you. In this webinar, AWS Serverless Hero Yan Cui discusses the power of GraphQL and AppSync and why AppSync + Lambda + DynamoDB should be your stack of choice in 2021 and beyond!

Lambda Extensions Just Got Even Better

AWS announced AWS Lambda Extensions back in October 2020 and I wrote extensively about it at the time – what it is, how it works, and why you should care. In short, Lambda Extensions allow operational tools to integrate with your Lambda functions and run either in-process alongside your code or in a separate process. To better understand the problems they solve and their use cases, please read my previous article.

Webinar: Boost up your serverless applications with Amazon EventBridge

EventBridge makes it easy to build event-driven architectures using data from your own applications, Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) applications, and AWS services. In this webinar, AWS Solution Architect Sarah Fallah-Adl, and Lumigo's, Lead Solution Engineer, Timi Petrov, present how to remove the friction of writing "point-to-point" integrations with Amazon EventBridge. They will then share best practices for working with EventBridge and serverless apps.

3 Major Ways To Improve AWS Lambda Performance

This piece was originally three different blogs but is now one. In this piece, we lay out three ways you can improve your AWS Lambda performance. So much has been written about Lambda cold starts. It’s easily one of the most talked-about and yet, misunderstood topics when it comes to Lambda. Depending on who you talk to, you will likely get different advice on how best to reduce cold starts.