Rust On AWS (Really FAST Lambdas)


Learn about why you should consider the Rust language when using AWS Lambdas, especially when you need to minimize cold start times.

We walk through using the Rust AWS SDK and creating a Rust based Lambda.

Code can be found here:

00:00 Why Rust On AWS
00:42 Creating a Rust Lambda Project
01:20 Dependencies
02:54 Use Statements
03:29 Main Function
04:59 CustomEvent Struct
05:25 Lambda Handler Function
06:02 DynamoDB with Rust
06:50 Handler Return Value
07:07 Building For Lambda
07:50 Build Shell Script
09:36 Uploading To The AWS Console
09:55 Invoking The Lambda
10:20 Conclusion