Best practices: AWS Lambda function

Locusnine Studios
Sep 22 · 8 min read

Understanding how AWS Lambda scales

Concurrent Invocations = events (or requests) per second * function duration (in secs)

Lambda configuration best practices

Choosing the right timeout

Choosing the ‘right’ size of the Lambda function

I will choose the minimum amount of memory that my function needs in any given execution to save maximum cost

I will choose to give the maximum allowed memory to my Lambda function so that it executes the fastest

Coding best practices

Low startup time

Stateless functions

Performance considerations


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