Automatically run code in response to modifications to objects in Amazon S3 buckets, messages in Kinesis streams, or updates in DynamoDB

What is AWS Lambda?

AWS Lambda is a compute service that runs your code in response to events and automatically manages the underlying compute resources for you. You can use AWS Lambda to extend other AWS services with custom logic, or create your own back-end services that operate at AWS scale, performance, and security.

AWS Lambda is a tool in the Serverless / Task Processing category of a tech stack.

Who Uses AWS Lambda?

982 companies use AWS Lambda including 9GAG, Asana, and CircleCI.

AWS Lambda integrates with

Amazon API Gateway, Serverless, Buddy, Prisma Cloud, and OpsGenie are some of the popular tools that integrate with AWS Lambda. Here's a list of all 41 tools that integrate with AWS Lambda.

Why people like AWS Lambda

Here’s a list of reasons why companies and developers use AWS Lambda.

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AWS Lambda's Features

  • Extend other AWS services with custom logic
  • Build custom back-end services
  • Completely Automated Administration
  • Built-in Fault Tolerance
  • Automatic Scaling
  • Integrated Security Model
  • Bring Your Own Code
  • Pay Per Use
  • Flexible Resource Model

AWS Lambda's alternatives

  • Serverless - The most widely-adopted toolkit for building serverless applications
  • AWS Elastic Beanstalk - Quickly deploy and manage applications in the AWS cloud.
  • Azure Functions - Listen and react to events across your stack
  • AWS Step Functions - Build Distributed Applications Using Visual Workflows
  • Cloud Functions for Firebase - Run your mobile backend code without managing servers

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