Katerina Packova, Author at InterWorks

CloudWatch Insights

When AWS announced CloudWatch Insights, I had a great expectations to solve grand portion of the problems I have when using CloudWatch logs – and I use them a lot. First, just based on the service name, I expected that search inside the logs will be more user friendly and quicker. So, if you are […]

Design Loosely Coupled, Scalable architecture with Amazon SQS and Amazon SNS

Building powerful mechanism for decoupling application components should be part of design considerations for any architecture in the cloud. AWS messaging services SQS and SNS can be applied at architectural level to build loosely coupled systems that facilitate multiple business use cases. A fundamental thing for the project success is understanding the importance of making […]

How to Build FB Chatbot Using Amazon Lex (Part 2)

In the first part of the blog How to build FB Chatbot using Amazon Lex  we were talking about how to build conversational chatbots using Amazon Lex. We specified the basic conversation flow and Lex took care of the rest. Now, let’s connect the Lex Bot to a Facebook messenger. Setting up the connection is […]

AWS Lambda function supports .NET Core 2.0

On 15th of January 2018 Amazon Web Services announced new support for creating Lambda functions with the C# programming language and .NET Core 2.0 libraries. This functionality was pre-announced on Re:Invent in November in Las Vegas and was welcomed by the community. AWS Lambda is the cloud “serverless computing” service, which lets developers create functions that […]