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Common use-cases for AWS Lambda in the enterprise (and how to get observability for them)

AWS Lambda is enormously popular amongst our customers and while it was once perceived as just a new toy for startups who wanted to be at the cutting edge of technology, we’ve seen that many enterprise customers are now adding Lambda functions…
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A look behind the scenes of AWS Lambda and our new Lambda monitoring extension

In this practitioner’s blog post, the first in a series on AWS Lambda, we cover how Lambda works under the hood and how it's different from traditional host- or container-based systems. We also explore the considerations we made…
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What is serverless computing? Driving efficiency without sacrificing observability

Why your organization might consider going serverless and how you can do it without sacrificing observability. The phrase “serverless computing” appears contradictory at first, but for years now, successful…
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Dynatrace extends distributed tracing for serverless on AWS Lambda (GA) 

We’re happy to announce that Dynatrace has extended automatic and intelligent observability for serverless workloads. With our enhanced AWS Lambda extension, we bring the power of Dynatrace PurePath 4 automatic…
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Using Amazon CloudWatch Lambda Insights to Improve Operational Visibility

To balance costs, while at the same time ensuring the service levels needed to meet business requirements are met, some customers elect to continuously monitor and optimize their AWS Lambda functions. They collect and analyze metrics and…
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New for AWS Lambda – Container Image Support

With AWS Lambda, you upload your code and run it without thinking about servers. Many customers enjoy the way this works, but if you’ve invested in container tooling for your development workflows, it’s not easy to use the same approach…
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Preview: AWS Proton – Automated Management for Container and Serverless Deployments

Today, we are excited to announce the public preview of AWS Proton, a new service that helps you automate and manage infrastructure provisioning and code deployments for serverless and container-based applications.Maintaining hundreds…
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New for AWS Lambda – Functions with Up to 10 GB of Memory and 6 vCPUs

AWS Lambda runs your code on an highly available and scalable compute infrastructure so that you can focus on what you want to build. Do you want to get the advantages of Lambda for workloads that are memory or computationally intensive?…
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New for AWS Lambda – 1ms Billing Granularity Adds Cost Savings

What I like about AWS Lambda is that it lets you run code without provisioning or managing servers, and you pay only for what you use. Since we launched Lambda in 2014, you have been charged for the number of times your code is triggered…