Recent Articles on the tecRacer AWS Blog

Do you do Lambda Spaghetti?

Last week in the AWS slack developer channel once again, somebody was asking: “How can I run a Lambda locally?”. Well, that is a valid question, but there is a chance that you only think you need a local Lambda emulator because you do Lambda Spaghetti! Spaghetti code is a phrase for unstructured and difficult-to-maintain source code. I show you an easier way to test Lambdas locally and have some arguments that a local Lambda runtime should only be the very last resort. On top, you get examples in Pasta-Python, Gemelli-Go and Tortellini-Typescript.

How the Application Load Balancer works

Load Balancers are a key component in scalable and fault tolerant architectures. The basic idea is fairly simple, but the implementation involves a fair bit of complexity. In this post I‘ll explain the different components, how they interact, and how requests flow through a load-balanced architecture.

How To Hybrid! - Secure AWS Environment Service Access

As AWS Cloud adoption becomes more widespread throughout the industries, challenges arise how to govern IT resource usage and implement a coherent management for systems across on-premises and the AWS Cloud. This blog post gives insights in how the AWS offered Systems Manager capabilities could be extended from the cloud environment to your hybrid and on-premises environments.