AWS recently announced support for container images for its Lambda service. I’m a fan and advocate for all things serverless so any improvements in this space are always welcome. The following paragraphs attempt to share my initial findings as well as some tips to get started with this new capability.

The first thing to point out here is that container support does not mean Lambda can run any container. Instead you have the option of using one of the AWS base images or if you’re so inclined you can roll your own Lambda compliant custom image. Functions must also follow…

Colin Duggan

Tech Lead / AWS Solutions Architect Pro / Passionate about learning / Languages include Java, Go, Python and Typescript

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