20 AWS Lambda questions

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AWS Lambda is a leader in Serverless computing domain. With the ability to respond to events in milliseconds and infinite scale, Lambda definitely outshines other solutions. On top of it, Lambda is a part of AWS ecosystem, meaning it integrates well with most of the services. With this quiz, you can validate your knowledge about AWS Lamba services. If you are not already aware of AWS Lambda, the quiz will help you to get familiar with the topic.

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Serverless website using Angular, AWS S3, Lambda, DynamoDB and API Gateway Part II

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In the previous article, we created backend system using AWS Lambda, DynamoDB and API Gateway. Unlike the traditional way of hosting code on an application server, we leveraged AWS serverless technologies to host and deploy APIs. In this article, we will develop frontend code, deploy it using S3 static website hosting and finally access the APIs.
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Serverless website using Angular, AWS S3, Lambda, DynamoDB and API Gateway

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Serverless architecture – you might have already heard this term. But have you tried to build one? And do you understand what Serverless architecture really means? Typically a web application requires an infrastructure to host Web Server, Application Server, and Database Server. Traditionally organizations had either their own datacenters or rented servers to manage such requirements. With Cloud – Pay as you use model has gained a lot of popularity. The headache of managing physical infrastructure has been moved to vendors like Amazon, Microsoft, and Google. Given all that, your team is still responsible to provision, monitor and manage the servers.

With Serverless Architecture, Organizations gain total freedom from managing infrastructure and can focus on building functionality. The need for scaling, patching and provisioning servers is opaque to the development team, rather it is a responsibility of a Cloud Vendor. In this article, we will build a Serverless architecture with a Dynamic Web Application using Angular, AWS S3, Lambda, DynamoDB, and API Gateway.
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