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AWS Lambda Layer example in python

Lambda Layers was one of the most exciting news out of AWS re:Invent 2018 for me. Using layers it is now possible to move runtime dependencies out of your function code by placing...

Pass db credentials to Lambda using Parameter Store

If you are connecting to a RDS server from Lambda using native authentication method then you have to store user and password somewhere in the code or pass it as an environment...

AWS Lambda Layer for Python package requests

In my previous post, I made a layer for pymysql to access an RDS from Lambda. In this post, I will show how to make a layer for the Python package requests....

Set Retention for CloudWatch Logs

Amazon provides us with CloudWatch logs to monitor, store and access log from various AWS services like, EC2 instances, Route 53, RDS, AWS CloudTrail, AWS VPC Flow Logs, Lambda and many others.

Find AWS Resources with missing tags

Everyone who works with AWS resources at some point of time is asked how much is the spend for a project and in a traditional server environment, the cost of EC2, EBS,...

Setting DynamoDB TTL with Lambda Python

Background I use a lot of EC2 Spot instances and for audit/debugging purposes I like to keep track of EC2 instance state changes. I had a need to be...

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AWS Lambda Layer for Python package requests

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Start EC2 and set DNS in CloudFlare using Lambda

In my previous posts, I showed two ways to set DNS for an EC2 server that does not have an Elastic IP...

AWS Launch Templates

Launch Templates is a new capability from AWS that allows one to launch servers for an Auto Scale group, Spot Fleet and...