5 common mistakes deploying Lambda functions

Paul Swail
Aug 29, 2018 · 3 min read

1. Not using a deployment toolkit

2. Setting and forgetting memory allocation

REPORT RequestId: be2fc81e-8345-11e8-b334-cb4ce1d5d651	Duration: 30914.88 ms Billed Duration: 31000 ms Memory Size: 256 MB	Max Memory Used: 111 MB

4. Timeouts in Node.js functions

context.callbackWaitsForEmptyEventLoop = false;

5. Not setting up budget alerts

Paul Swail

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I help organisations design and build web apps on AWS, particularly those of the serverless variety. I also run my own bootstrapped SaaS product business.

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