This blog post gives an overview of how to connect an AWS Lambda function to an RDS instance to perform database operations. We will explore how to connect Lambda to RDS over the Internet or VPC, and how to make RDS publicly accessible.
Recently, AWS Lambda announced that it supports Node.js 18 and it is available in all AWS regions. This is a big news for Node.js developers. It means that we can use the latest version of Node.js in AWS Lambda. However, should we update the version of Node.js in the Lambda runtime? Let's find out.
A Lambda proxy integration enables you to integrate an API route with a Lambda function. When a client calls your API, API Gateway sends the request to the Lambda function and returns the function's response to the client. Today, I will show you how to create a Lambda proxy integration for an HTTP API in AWS CDK.