Northern Virginia Software Symposium

November 9 - 11, 2018

AWS Lambda Deep Dive

Friday - Nov 9 3:15 PM - MEETING ROOM 6

Matt Stine

Matt Stine

Global CTO - Software Architecture at Pivotal

In this presentation, we'll build, test, and deploy an image-processing pipeline using Amazon Web Services such as Lambda, API Gateway, Step Functions, DynamoDB, and Rekognition.

We'll take a look at some of the following topics:

  • Describing serverless deployments with SAM
  • Testing lambda functions with SAM Local
  • Interacting with AWS API's from lambda functions
  • Configuring IAM policies for lambda functions
  • Describing workflows of functions with Step Functions
  • Deploying with Cloud Formation

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About Matt Stine

Matt Stine is an 18 year veteran of the enterprise IT industry, with nine of those years spent as a consulting solutions architect for multiple Fortune 500 companies, as well as the not-for-profit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. He is the author of Migrating to Cloud-Native Application Architectures from O'Reilly, and the host of the Software Architecture Radio podcast.

Matt is obsessed with the idea that enterprise IT “doesn’t have to suck,” and spends much of his time thinking about lean/agile software development methodologies, DevOps, architectural principles/patterns/practices, and programming paradigms, in an attempt to find the perfect storm of techniques that will allow corporate IT departments to not only function like startup companies but also create software that delights users while maintaining a high degree of conceptual integrity. He is currently the Global CTO of Architecture at Pivotal, and spends much of his time advising IT leadership on the effective adoption of cloud-native architectures.

Matt has spoken at conferences ranging from JavaOne to OSCON to YOW! and is a nine-year member of the No Fluff Just Stuff tour. Matt is also the founder and past president of the Memphis Java User Group.