AWS Lambda and API Gateway play a crucial role in Amazon’s serverless compute offerings. In this tutorial we will create a Lambda PowerShell Function and associate it with Amazon’s API Gateway to demonstrate how these services work together to create a dynamic web page. In continuation of the last article I wrote How To Create An AWS Lambda PowerShell Function the Easy Way — Using Docker we will be utilizing the Docker container I created as it has all the dependencies required to publish PowerShell code to AWS Lambda.
What is PowerShell?
PowerShell is a cross-platform object oriented scripting language released in 2006 by Microsoft and is used for scripting and automating tasks. AWS began support for PowerShell in September of 2018.
What is AWS Lambda?
Lambda is a serverless compute offering from Amazon which allows us to run code without having to worry about the underlying infrastructure. It is highly scalable and cost effective.