AWS Console : how to create a lambda microservice

By |2018-04-06T09:48:50+00:00April 5th, 2018|Lambda, Step By Step|

One of the most common use case of lambda is performing CRUD operation on a database table and expose these operations using API gateway as a lambda microservice In this step by step guide, we will be using AWS Management Console to create a microservice to perform following operation on a User object [...]

Watch Out! How lambda coldstart is affected by runtime and memory limit

By |2018-04-30T09:55:40+00:00March 31st, 2018|Analysis, AWS, Lambda|

Lambda coldstart time is the increased invocation time whenever there is new container launch either because of inactivity or concurrency. This coldstart impact is also not constant it is highly variable based on runtime, memory limit, code size, and other configurations of lambda. In this post, we will see the impact [...]

Lambda vs EC2 cost comparasion

By |2018-03-17T23:43:11+00:00February 28th, 2018|AWS, Lambda|

Over the last couple of years, lambda (Function as a compute service) and serverless are becoming the first choice for application developers over EC2  (Traditional compute service). However, when it comes to lambda vs ec2 cost comparison, on first look, lambda looks cheaper because of its monthly free tire. But [...]