Introduction

AWS Lambda is a serverless function that lets you run code without the need to managing servers. AWS Lambda runs code on demand and scales dynamically.


Lambda AWS Authentication


Lambda AWS requires the following credentials to authenticate:

  • AWS Access Key - this is your Access Key ID for each IAM-user
  • AWS Access Secret - this is your Secret access key given to you during the key creation


These keys are displayed upon AWS account or IAM user creation. Should you require new ones, follow these instructions here or here.


AWS regions Lambda can be used in


The most commonly used region is: Europe (Frankfurt) with queue URL: lambda.eu-central-1.amazonaws.com


All Regions can be found here.



Overview of Lambda