Safely Launch Spark job using AWS Lambda and SNS

Introduction In this post, we are going to learn how to safely launch Apache Spark job using AWS lambda function and SNS topic. We are going to use Assume Role in our lambda function. This way it is much safer and no need to use long-term user access credentials. The…

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Running Systems Manager Run Command from AWS Lambda

In this post, we are going to learn how to execute EC2 run commands from AWS Lambda. Using lambda function as an upper layer to run command can be useful to validate command (if that needs to be run) or apply suitable runtime parameters values. Prerequisites AWS Lambda Systems manager…

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Invoking lambda function using SNS Trigger

Introduction In this post, we are going to learn invoking lambda function using SNS Trigger. We will use SNS topic to display how lambda function captures SNS notifications. Prerequisites SNS topic Lambda function Create SNS Topic Go to SNS management console. Create a new topic with name LambdaSNSTopic. For more information see…

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Learn AWS Lambda in 5 minutes with Java example

Introduction This post is useful for those who are new to AWS lambda and want a quick configuration and testing. In this post, we will cover both approaches (implement RequestHandler.handleRequest, custom handler) to create a lambda function. Follow this link to know about approaches we cover: Lambda Function Handler. Please visit AWS…

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